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30 companies sign combat videogame toxicity

Xbox, Twitch, Blizzard, Riot and Epic Games among other companies launch the Fair Play Alliance.

Objective: to create healthy communities, without the presence of toxic behavior, in multiplayer online launches. In this idea, the Fair Play Alliance platform was presented this week at the GDC 2018 in San Francisco, an initiative of an intersectional nature to which important companies of the video game business have already joined.

"We seek to offer an open forum to the industry where we can collaborate in research and implementation of best practices that promote fair play and create healthy communities in online games", presents Fair Play Alliance managers in an open website for this purpose. "We want to see a world where games are free of harassment, discrimination, abuse and in which players can express themselves through the game," they add.

This platform is not formed by small companies and independent studios, but by 30 large companies of the sector in different areas -distributors, streaming platforms, manufacturers, etc.-: Blizzard, CCP, Corillian, Discord, Epic, Flaregames, Huuuge Games, Intel, Kabam, Kefir, Ker-Chunk Games, Mixer, Owlchemy Labs, Playrix, Radial Games, Riot Games, Roblox Corp, Rovio, Space Ape Games, AI Spirit, Supercell, Two Hat, Twitch, Unity and Xbox.

2 comments:

  1. Great, just what we need, another form of censorship... Capcom, Namco, Square-Enix, Bandai Tecmo and other classically great gaming companies, please do NOT touch this stupidity with a 10 foot pole. Then again, those are established Japanese companies, too smart to get involved with this nonsense.

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