They came to the attention of Creative Assembly the numerous reports of alleged sexual abuse perpetrated by a particular member of the videogame publisher’s staff. The rumors have spread in recent days through posts on Twitter, and the company wanted to release an official statement regarding the affair.
Several people on Twitter claim that Baj Singh, Project Art Director di Total War: Warhammer and currently a freelance art director, he is the culprit of various cases of sexual abuse and harassment. A user who goes by the name of McSammi, who previously worked at Creative Assembly, believes that “it’s not just him who has to take responsibility“, stating that Baj was” reported often “and that” he used to joke about it publicly in the office “.
Creative Assembly, which in recent months announced the new multiplayer FPS Hyenas, commented what users reported with an official statement: “We have been informed of serious and worrying allegations concerning a former employee of CA. We recognize how important, and often difficult, it is for people to talk about these experiences, and we welcome those who feel able to do so with open arms. We are committed to provide a safe and inclusive environment for our people and to make sure they are heard. It is clear that we need to do better. We are investigating the matter through an external group to fully understand what happened “.
At the moment there are no other updates, and we will necessarily have to wait for the next Creative Assembly interventions. Recently, Activision-Blizzard also ended up at the center of allegations of sexual abuse and harassment again.