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US sues major publisher Activision for “oppression” of sports athletes

US sues major publisher Activision for “oppression” of sports athletes

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US sues major publisher Activision as e-athletes “suppress” © Photo: Adela Sznajder/ESL

Activision Blizzard, the billion-dollar company, is in trouble before a US court. They have to suppress e-athletes and pay very low salaries.

SANTA MONICA, USA – The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust complaint Activision Submitted by Blizzard, one of the largest video game companies in the world. The lawsuit alleges that the gaming company engaged in anti-competitive practices that undercut its wages and operating costs. eSports-Player”Suppressor“. For example, this includes leagues Call of duty Or Overwatch.

ingame.de reveals what is really behind the most important case:

The case is significant because it highlights the challenges faced by sportspersons. Many sports players are young and inexperienced and often lack the bargaining power to negotiate better wages and working conditions. Young streamers or professionals often get caught up in so-called cake deals.

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