Episode 96: How Not to Fire 150 People (News Show)

Xsolla decided it would be a great idea to fire 150 people via email, publicly shame them, and then threaten its remaining staff. Also: the latest on Activision Blizzard, why indies aren’t immune from toxic environments, and more.

Content Warning: Sexual Harassment (Activision Blizzard) from 46:00 through 01:14:00

Content Warning: Toxic Work Environment (Fullbright) from 01:14:00 on

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TIME STAMPS

  • [00:01:30] – Tencent shares tumble on Chinese state media careless remarks
  • [00:07:44] – Xsolla boss fires and publicly shames 150 employees by email
  • [00:13:20] – Investment Interlude
  • [00:32:28] – Quick Hits
  • [00:46:13] – An update on Activision Blizzard
  • [01:14:04] – Inside Fullbright’s toxic work environment

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