Former World of Warcraft senior creative director Alex Afrasiabi was fired last summer following an internal investigation, Activision Blizzard has now said.
The lawsuit goes on to suggest Activision Blizzard created “a breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women”.
As a result, Afrasiabi was “terminated… for his misconduct in his treatment of other employees”.
The company’s initial, terse and corporate-sounding reaction to this enraged Activision Blizzard employees, with thousands signing a petition which described the response as “abhorrent and insulting”.
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