Dan Bunting, one of the directors of Treyarch Studios, which is known for developing Call of Duty, after the recent report of the Wall Street Journal about Allegations of sexual harassment against him were dropped from the studio in 2017.
Dan Bunting's departure is part of a larger story about Activist Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotik's awareness of the company's recent events and There have been other details about the behind the scenes of these events. Naturally, this has affected Tri-Arc and Slughammer Games, which have been developing Call of Duty games over the years.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Banting has been charged with sexual harassment. A female employee in 2017 was the subject of internal research in 2019. According to the Wall Street Journal, the results of this investigation suggested that Banting should be fired, but at the time, Bobby Kotik apparently intervened and prevented Banting from being fired so that he could remain in office.
Activision spokesman told the Wall Street Journal that" other disciplinary action "had been taken against Banting. In fact, he left Tri-Arc Studios after reports from the media about the allegations against Activision Blizzard, in which Banting apparently also played a part. An Activision spokesperson confirmed Banting's departure in an email to Polygon. Is. He co-directed the studio with Mark Gordon. The latest Tri-Arc and Banting game is Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which was released in 2020. Of course, this studio also played a role in the zombie part of Call of Duty: Vanguard and helped develop the game along with Slughammer.