Blizzard Entertainment co-founder and current president of Dreamhaven Mike Morhaime has broken his silence regarding the allegations of sexual discrimination levied by a California state agency at the company he founded in a lawsuit filed this week. The statement, released late in the evening Pacific Time on Friday night has Morhaime apologizing for the culture that existed at the company, stating that he is "extremely sorry" to have "failed" those affected.
Days after Mike Morhaime lamented that World of Warcraft has become less social, Blizzard's President J. Allen Brack remarked in the Q1 2020 Earnings Call that WoW is actually, "a very social experience."
In an interview at the GamesBeat Summit 2020, former Blizzard President and co-founder Mike Morhaime spoke to New York Times reporter Seth Schiesel about his career. During the chat, Morhaime touched on World of Warcraft and the declining popularity of the MMO genre in general.