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Chacko Sonny, executive producer for Blizzard’s Overwatch franchise, is leaving the corporate on Friday, as reported by Bloomberg.
This is the newest in a stream of exits that we’ve seen on the World of Warcraft and Diablo developer because the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing lawsuit got here to gentle. Activision Blizzard is coping with a number of investigations, together with one from the SEC, and sexual harassment allegations. Blizzard’s chief authorized officer additionally left the corporate this week.
Overwatch already misplaced its beloved director, Jeff Kaplan, earlier this yr (earlier than the DFEH investigation grew to become public data). Overwatch 2 is within the works, however information on the sequel has been coming in slowly. It doesn’t have a launch date. Meanwhile, the unique Overwatch has grown stagnant with new content material now releasing at a fraction of the tempo that it used to.
Sonny began at Blizzard in 2016. Before that, he spent 4 years at Sony’s Santa Monica Studio.
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