Gallerani noted that management of the studio invited employees

  • "It was definitely very troubling to hear these kinds of situations D2R Items," design director Rob Gallerani revealed to Axios (thanks, VGC). "And we were determined to support our colleagues and our coworkers."

    Gallerani noted that management of the studio invited employees to share their feedback on ways to improve its support for staff adding that while they had "heard a lot of really positive things" However, it was imperative for management to "always have to be asking".

    The controversy has been able to make Blizzard go through its games to find objectionable content like references to former employees who have been involved in the sexual harassment suit, no such issues were discovered on the game Diablo 2: Resurrected, however its Amazon warrior has been modified to make it less sexually explicit.

    "A lot of those viewpoints weigh much on us" Gallerani said. He made the change to ensure characters were warriors and not those who "rolled out from an after-hours club".

    ICYMI, Activision employees have filed a new lawsuit against Activision Blizzard and accuse the company of using "coercive strategies" in order to thwart efforts to improve working conditions.

    As Matt wrote earlier, the allegations came in the midst of ongoing legal proceedings brought by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing in which they claim sexual harassment, discrimination and an "frat boy" workplace culture at Blizzard. Though the company disputed the claims, more than 2000 current and former Activision Blizzard staff signed a petition that outlines the initial.

    The response of the lawsuit , it was described as "abhorrent and offensive" and a subsequent strikes that saw over 500 workers walk out and cheap D2R ladder items "hundreds" more join online around the world in an effort to improve workplace conditions.