The LEGO Overwatch 2 “Titan” set pictured above was scheduled to come back out subsequent month, however The LEGO Group has determined to postpone the discharge following accusations of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct on the California-based workplaces of Activision Blizzard.
Activision Blizzard, the online game big liable for Overwatch, Guitar Hero, and Name of Obligation, was sued final 12 months by the California Division of Honest Employment and Housing over allegations of “pervasive frat boy office tradition”, racism, and “blatant sexual harassment” which affected a lot of its workers.
LEGO issued a press release to a number of information shops addressing their partnership with Activision Blizzard, with whom they’ve made a number of units already:
“We’re at present reviewing our partnership with Activision Blizzard given considerations in regards to the progress being made to handle persevering with allegations relating to office tradition, particularly the remedy of feminine colleagues and creating a various and inclusive setting.
Whereas we full the assessment we’ll pause the discharge of a LEGO Overwatch 2 product which was resulting from go on sale on February 1, 2022.”
The Titan set was resulting from be the primary tie-in LEGO product for Overwatch 2, which was additionally delayed and appears to be in a little bit of a growth hell, however relying on the outcomes of LEGO’s assessment of their partnership, it could even be the final.
The most recent information on the Activision Blizzard reckoning stays that CEO Bobby Kotick is refusing to step down from his place on the head of the corporate, and that the board of administrators is standing by him, regardless of mass walkouts demanding his resignation.