Activision Blizzard to Close Their Versailles-France Office
Blizzard Employees in France were reportedly told this morning that the Activision Blizzard Versailles office will be closed down in the near future, according to
The office originally employed around 400 people as early 2019, mostly in marketing, customer support, and localization roles. This number was reduced to around 260 employees during the
and had plans to move to London, but these plans were stalled due to Brexit and COVID-19.
Not much information was announced, as workers will receive more information in the following week. It is unclear what will happen with them, but French labor laws should ensure they receive a significant compensation package in case of layoffs.
As far as filling the missing roles, this could mean EU Customer Service will be moved to remote roles or covered by the US Customer Service.
Read the complete breakout at Bloomberg
This news comes after a turbulent mid-2020 among Blizzard employees, as calls for
run across the company.
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