Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick: Metaverse race helped prompt Microsoft deal
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Activision was being saddled by Woke employees without much talent. Selling off the company was a logical step in avoiding countless lawsuits if Activision attempted to clean house. The most common complaint from consumers was that Activision wasn’t innovating and instead making microscopic changes to decades old gameplay. This reflects perhaps the executives resting on their laurels, but it also reflects a lack of talent found within the company. It was their reckless hiring practices that lead to their internal civil war and the events that lead to them killing their golden goose.
The employee complaints sounded like puff pieces meant to disguise their own shortcomings. The employees weren’t creating anything innovative, yet they were demanding five star treatment and guaranteed salaries bumps from the Activision cash cow. The harassment suit filed by the employees, by the way, had barely any specifics. I guess the jokes on these sue-happy employees because whenever there’s a merger the new owner is bound to let go all of the redundant ones.
Man that Bobby dude looks like a damn demon…
Am I the only one that feels very uncomfortable about the Metaverse?
31 Years ???
I love Bobby Kotick, he created call of duty!
CEOs nowdays are like company's private owned news reporters. I doubt they really know what they're talking about. The world is doomed, ofcourse gaming going stronger than ever. It's like drugs.
His beady lil eyes freak me out
Oh yeah. This Shi*verse nonsense is getting ridiculous…
Damn i would never wanna be in the same room as this dude, I bet Phil lowkey doesn't like him either.
he's an awful human being
Now Bobby can go back to his private island.
is this guy the movie moneyball team owner?
Oh look Epstein‘s friend
This Bobby Needs Jailtime.Sick Worm if a man.
Of course he's smiling as he's gonna probs cash out with at least a $1 billion.
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Knew for Years About Sexual-Misconduct Allegations at Videogame Giant
hope he goes to prison
Maybe they can work on some of these cheaters: https://youtu.be/YYuVY06nbVQ
My Goodness Bobby Ya need a reality check..
This guy is filled with more slime than Slimer from Ghostbusters
All these millionaires talking about the meta verse are complete weirdos.. bobby kotick dont even look human just look at his eyes.
That guy reeks of so much greed he became the definition of greed.
This schmuck is the worst thing to ever happen to Blizzard and Activision
Facebook turning you down helped with that too
Today is one of those days were I wish the dislike ratio was still visible
Yeah, right. Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo wanted him out. Just let them buy Activision Blizzard and fire everyone who’s involved with those harassment. Nintendo did it when they brought out a company that had its CEO doing naughty things
this is the most "gotcha" interview I have ever seen
mr. kotick's throat at 1:45
So trying to make metaverse happen it's never going to happen – Regina George
So there's no future for consoles?
A Chad company bought the Chadest company for an amount that could end world hunger .. but hey congrats MS and abusive Bobby!!
I believe Bobby Kotick would take hunting seriously. He seems like he would be a good rifleman
Bobby Kotick has zero charisma and I swear his eyes are black, soulless orbs.
Kotick is the devil
"So much competition.." Names only the big 4.
Bobby Kotick is a good person. It’s a shame that the “woke mob” is ruining him.
Bobby Epstein Kotick lol