Activision Seeks to Add EA to Suit

Activision Blizzard Inc. is seeking to add rival Electronic Arts Inc. as a defendant in a lawsuit against two star videogame makers who created Activision's hit Call of Duty franchise.

In documents filed in California superior court in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Activision of Santa Monica, Calif., asked a judge for permission to add EA to a lawsuit Activision filed earlier this year against Jason West and Vince Zampella, the cofounders of Activision's Infinity Ward, one of two studios that produce Call of Duty, a top-selling combat game series. The filing seeks $400 million in damages from EA for allegedly interfering with the employment contracts Messrs. West and Zampella had with Activision, in an effort to sabotage the success of Call of Duty.

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trainsinrdr2860d ago

Bobby Kotick is signing up for an early retirement

Sharingan_no_Kakashi2860d ago

*Looks back at the Dante's Inferno controversy*

Lol knowing EA they prolly did. Not like it matters now though.

Mmmkay2860d ago

Activision was my hero on the Amstrad.... Now they can to fucking hell and die.