Overwatch 2 producer says Bobby Kotick took team months of development

On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of a staggering $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said in an interview that the company’s stock price has been buoyed by delays in Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4. fell. game beat.Many slammed the CEO for not recognizing that the stock price could be affected by the plethora of reports of sexual misconduct, harassment, mismanagement, etc. happening at the company (not to mention, Kotick reportedly knew about it for years but did almost nothing) .

However, after this game beat interview, a Overwatch 2 Producer Slammed Kotick for a “random project” on Overwatch that he would impose on the team only to have him cancel said project after months of overtime. The producer also stated that Kotick took the Overwatch 2 team months of development time.

As you can see in the tweet above, Overwatch 2 producer Tracy Kennedy also stated that multiple developers have left the company, citing Kotick as the reason for their departure. Kennedy went on to reply to the original tweet and added, “You’re hiding behind a scapegoat because you’re a coward.”

“The world will remember you as a greedy joke and you can’t change that,” Kennedy Say. “We outlast you and we won. Goodbye.”

Kennedy when someone asked on Twitter for details on random projects Say The team “can’t talk about details” because “by law, workers can only talk about working conditions”. Kennedy said it was important, especially when Kotick “slandered us to the world.”

Due to legal conditions, it doesn’t seem like we’ll know what random project Kennedy was referring to, but it seems like Kotick caused Activision Blizzard’s employees to waste a lot of time.

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