Blizzard removes sexually suggestive content from World of Warcraft

Blizzard continues to update World of Warcraft Before patch 9.1.5. While some of these changes are related to gameplay, others are related to the removal of suggestive or inappropriate content from the game.

On August 27th, Blizzard posted a statement on social media regarding upcoming changes to the game. This includes “updates to improve the gaming environment for our community, including additional changes to certain content to better reflect our shared values.”

this World of Warcraft Team is Delete certain jokes and flirt, Like lines “When provoked and in heat, female trolls can mate more than 80 times in one night. Are you ready?” and “Hmm. I want to dig that vein.” Like the twins in the Thunder Throne Such a boss has been renamed Gemini Sky, and the Rocket Mount of Love is now the X-45 Heartbreaker. Concubines and mistresses in Karazhan and Dark Temple raids now spawn male counterparts in this area. The paintings in the game have also been adjusted to a more common version, In one case, a bowl of fruit was used instead of a woman wandering.

In-game area Mac’Aree Legion Argus’ final zone was renamed Eredas.The employee named Mac’Aree-Jesse McCree-too Overwatch Hero McCray. Former Blizzard game designer McCray left Blizzard after filing a sexual harassment and sex discrimination lawsuit against Activision Blizzard.Cowboy with gun holding his name Overwatch Eventually it will be renamed.

World of Warcraft The publisher Activision Blizzard faces widespread accusations that it maintains a toxic work environment that is particularly hostile to women. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) conducted a two-year investigation of the company before filing the lawsuit, and found that women were paid lower wages and were sexually harassed, and did not impose meaningful punishment on the perpetrators. Since filing the lawsuit in late July, DFEH has expanded the scope of its complaint to include allegations that Activision Blizzard “suppressed” evidence in its investigation. The company denied this statement.

The company’s employees also continue to speak out on social media and elsewhere to encourage substantial change. You can read more about the allegations against Activision Blizzard in Polygon’s explainer.