With one more demand on the table for Activision Blizzard, the company’s launch plans have not been altered. Nothing will stop Diablo II: Resurrected from finally arriving to consoles and PC this week, The 23th of September.
Now, through an interview in Axios, the developer Vicarious Visions, creator of the return of the second installment, has addressed the controversies surrounding Activision Blizzard itself. “It was definitely very disturbing to hear this kind of thing. And we really wanted to support our colleagues and co-workers,” says Rob Gallerani, director of game design. Due to these situations, the person in charge has indicated that the community should “do what you think is right”, about buying or not finally Diablo II: Resurrected.
The initial lawsuit reveals behaviors of sexism, harassment and work problems that have been repeated continuously among the workforce. The New York-based studio is not involved in the lawsuit. Even with everything, the directive of Vicarious Visions asked their employees if improvements could be made in some sense.
In the case of Overwatch, steps have been taken to remove problematic references to former employees implicated in harassment cases. While with Diablo II: Resurrected A similar inspection has been conducted, Gallenari claims that nothing was found that needs to be removed.