Lego suspends release of Overwatch 2 set amid ongoing Activision Blizzard controversy

Lego has announced it is indefinitely suspending the release of its Overwatch 2 Titan set, initially scheduled to launch on 1st February, in light of ongoing concerns related to Activision Blizzard’s workplace culture – which was described as a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women” in a California State lawsuit launched last July.

The controversy surrounding Activision Blizzard has only deepened since then; November saw the release of a damning Wall Street Journal report detailing further alleged sexual harassment, assault, and inappropriate behaviour at the company – with the publication levying particular criticism at CEO Bobby Kotick, claiming he’d been aware of the allegations of sexual misconduct and mistreatment of female employees across the company “for years”.

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