Activision Blizzard will be using the $18 million to compensate
Whether or not all changes mentioned above will be enough to attract back players who might have let their subscriptions WOTLK Gold lapse in response to the situation of Shadowlands or lawsuits is to be determined. Hazzikostas recognizes that there is more work to be done. It's perhaps for that reason Blizzard recently announced that they would not be hosting its 2022 BlizzCon event by putting the money and time which are normally used in putting on the annual event instead going towards supporting Blizzard's diverse development teams as the studio looks to reconsider what BlizzCon will mean in the light of what's happened in recent months.
It's obvious that there's a long road ahead for the studio. The state of California's lawsuit remains in progress amid calls of ethical violations, and Activision Blizzard recently reached a $18 million settlement with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in another lawsuit.
Activision Blizzard will be using the $18 million to compensate victims of harassment as well as help fund programs against discrimination and harassment in addition to any funds left in the fund to be put towards various charities. Yet another ongoing class action lawsuit claims Activision Blizzard misled investors by failing to cheap WOW WOTLK Classic Gold disclose the state of the investigation in California. It is also claimed that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is conducting an investigation related with whether, or whether not, the firm was misleading investors.
Then there's a huge and vocal section from Activision, Blizzard, and King employees, which is known as the ABK Workers Alliance, has not yet had the four demands of the ABK Workers Alliance for a more inclusive workplace accepted by the company's management. These demands include the end of forced arbitration, the adoption of inclusive hiring methods, improved transparency of pay by using compensation metrics, as well as an audit of corporate policies to be conducted by a neutral third-party.