ActiBlizz shutting down Versailles studio, unions call for strike

Activision “post record sales while laying off 600 employees” Blizzard is at it again, and this time their European unions aren’t having it.

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The comments surrounding this are amusing in that a lot of Americans are realizing At-Will Employment is not something that exists everywhere and that some countries actually do have laws in place to prevent arbitrary firing of people.

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In true American style, most people noticing this will conclude that it’s why the French are such effete losers or whatever instead of realising they could have that stuff too with some effort.

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America exceptionalism cannot survive contact with the enemy, who in this case is any information about another country that contradicts a stereotype from the 50s.

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Activision HR: “They surrendered to the Germans, I don’t understand why they won’t surrender to us?!?”