“We don’t mean to say that Bungie is perfect, but we will not tolerate harassment and we will stand up to it.”
The last few days have been marked by serious accusations against Activision Blizzard for promoting a hostile culture against women, which the company itself has denied, assuring that the words of the state of California are “distorted and in many cases false.” As a result of this controversy, the authors of Destiny 2 and parents also of the Halo saga have issued an official statement in which they make it clear that in Bungie “There is zero tolerance” for this “toxic culture” at work. Why do they do it if they are not part of Activision?
You have to empower people no matter who they are, where they come from or how they identifyBungieIt should be remembered that in 2010 Bungie and Activision signed a collaboration agreement for ten years that came to an end at the beginning of 2019, so based on this joint work, the study wanted to make clear its position regarding the controversy. “Bungie was born with the idea of empowering people no matter who they are, where they come from or how they identify. We have a responsibility to recognize, reflect and do what we can in the face of the persistence of the culture of harassment, abuse and inequality that exists in our industry. “
We will not tolerate harassment and we will stand up to itBungieThe authors of Destiny assure that these types of behaviors are not tolerable in Bungie at any level, and we will never excuse them or hide them under a rug. The study is blunt in stating that they have a policy of “zero tolerance“faced with these” work environments with a toxic culture, and we are committed to eradicating them to defend those who are at risk. “For this reason, Bungie assures that” women and underrepresented communities have nothing to gain by reliving their trauma. We believe them when they report abuse or harassment. “
“We don’t mean to say that Bungie is perfect and that no one has been harassed while working here, but we will not tolerate it and we will stand up to it. And we will continue to work every day to be better. “The authors of Destiny will continue to fight to make” the video game industry more welcoming and inclusive. “
Bungie is currently continuing to work on new content for Destiny 2, with a view to showing what’s new for The Witch Queen expansion in late August. In addition, he also thinks about a more long-term future, with job offers for a historian with encyclopedic knowledge of the Destiny universe.
More about: Bungie and Harassment.