Xbox chief evaluating console maker's relationship with embattled Activision
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(Reuters) – Xbox Chief Phil Spencer is evaluating its relationship with Activision Blizzard Inc, the Microsoft-owned gaming console maker confirmed on Thursday amid allegations of sexual misconduct and equal pay violations against the video-game publisher.
Bloomberg first reported the news on Thursday, citing an email sent to employees.
Spencer told the staff the Xbox gaming leadership team was “disturbed and deeply troubled by the horrific events and actions” at Activision, the report noted.
“The leadership at Xbox and Microsoft stand by our teams and support them in building a safer environment for all,” Spencer said in a statement.
A spokesperson for Activision said the company was engaging with its partners.