Blizzard’s President Mike Ybarra leaves as Microsoft cuts 1900 jobs


Microsoft is cutting 1900 jobs at Activision Blizzard and divisions related to Zenimax and Xbox. In addition to the job cuts, Mike Ybarra, the President of Blizzard, has chosen to depart from the company. Blizzard’s Chief Design Officer Allen Adham is also departing from the company. Although the majority of …

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Co-founder of Blizzard and Dreamhaven invests in new hybrid games platform

Mike Morhaime, co-founder of Blizzard and Dreamhaven invests in an Oslo-based hybrid games platform. PortalOne claims to be the world’s first hybrid games platform. The platform launched a new category of entertainment that mixes games with live shows that are embedded directly inside the games. “We are incredibly fortunate to have been …

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Activision Blizzard CEO Cuts Salary and Bonus by 50%

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Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, has agreed to cut both his salary and annual bonus by 50%. Source: extension agreement filed with the SEC Taking into account the feedback received through this extensive outreach program and the Board’s desire to retain the CEO to continue to successfully lead the …

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