Activision will split up bonus and redistribute among studio, it says.
Activision are some tools. They're just trying to jab Zamp and West one last time.
That I may never buy another COD game. Whatever West and Zampella come up with will more than likely be better than anything Treyarch or anybody else at Activision could come up with. This may be the final stone in the wall against Activision for me. I remember when EA was this bad and they turned it around so there is always hope for redemption but at this time, they have gone too far for me.
Can't West and Zampella use that against them now? That they were fired to not get their bonuses? After all they had to be employed right? But they got fired! God I hope activision dies like their franchises.
@hill billy - and yet there are still millions upon millions that dont know what happened between IW and activision and will buy the next IW cod game not knowing it wasnt made by the top ppl that made the first 2 mw games
LOL, how stupid are activision? even if they do give the money to IW employees if they lose in court they will have to give zamp and west the money anyway, so i seriously doubt they would give them this money on top of the bonuses already promised to them.
And your point would be? Just so we are clear, I am not speaking for the rest of the world but I am speaking for me and my wallet. If I feel I have to stop buying a product due to some issue I feel strong about, then I will stop paying. They may not care at all but that is not the point. The point is, they do not get MY support and that is all I can do.
Now isn't this dependent upon whether or not Activision wins the lawsuit? That's what the guys over at giantbomb stated on the last podcast. So who knows how long before the employees get this money, and what exactly would Acti consider a victory?
lol trying to bribe their own employees into staying?
Isnt that what all paychecks do?
Activision is the biggest turd in the gaming industry this gen.
Didnt activision say they didnt owe them any bonuses at all at one point?
Bonuses for employees are traditionally paid in the april to june area by most corporations that make money.
And the war between gaming's biggest hypocrites gets a bit more interesting... *grabs popcorn*
This must be Activision's way of bribing people who haven't left yet. They better make sure they have extra money in the bank though. When they lose the lawsuit they'll have to pay up. I for sure won't be buying any Activision games from now on. Not that they have many I want though.
So they are saying that Zampella & West earned bonuses which they were going to pay them, but now they are not and are going to give them to whoever is left at the company. Isn't that against the law, they rightfully earned the bonuses and should get them regardless of where they are now. It's almost the same as working for someone and then they refuse to pay you for services rendered because you no longer work for them. Whilst Activision may be trying to pull a stunt to save face and taunt Z&W at the same time I think this is one of those stunts they are going to regret come court day.
They no longer work for the company. Also, they are not entitled to bonuses as they were terminated for cause.
That all depends on their contract, if the contract states they get a bonus for completing game X by date Y and the meet meet the stipulations, then terminated or not they ARE entitled to those bonuses. But we don't know what's in their contract so can only speculate at this point :)
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