In an interview with the New York Times, Bill Spencer, Xbox boss, I said The Relationship Between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard I Changed After allegations of harassment and discrimination in the workplace against Irvine Giant.
“The work we do with a partner like Activision, of course, I do not talk about in public. We’ve changed the way we do certain things with them, I know that,” Spencer said. “But for us, this is not about publicly robbing other companies. The history of the Xbox is not impeccable.”
With this last sentence, Spencer refers to the well-known episode of the Microsoft party at GDC 2016, where the company hired dancers without even a little dress, “a painful moment in Xbox history”.
“One of the things that makes me proud is how we got out of it. The work we did as a team, I think we’re stronger now through that chapter. Rather than pointing the finger at other companies, I want to help. Partners, we share what we have done and built.”
In an internal email to Xbox employees in November 2021, Bill Spencer said that Activision was “very upset by the horrific events and actions of the blizzard”, citing allegations of workplace harassment, and that management was considering. With Irwin Company.
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