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  • Think you could do that and we got a deal.

  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we'll be counting down our picks for the top 10 video game controversies of 2020.

  • I've been able to prove to myself that if I could do this, I can do anything This morning Fortnight is gone from the Apple App store, I think there were great results.

  • I think we had a good quarter.

  • And for this list, we're looking at the biggest scandals that came from the game industry in 2020.

  • Let us know in the comments which one you were most outraged by.

  • Now let's get controversial.

  • P Number 10 paid a stream games E o.

  • A creative director working for Google stadia Alex Hutchins received immense backlash when he posted a tweet saying popular streamers on to pay for the right to stream games and that game streams violated the copy of the publishers.

  • Hutchinson's tweet was so controversial that Google executives had to publicly disagree with him.

  • In fairness, this is exactly the kind of thing you'd expect from stadia, which Onley charges customers a monthly subscription fee but also charges them for purchasing games on the streaming platform.

  • Suffice it to say publishers know streamers are actually providing a large amount of free.

  • An effective advertising and streaming doesn't harm game sales at all.

  • Number nine Preorder Mayhem The highly anticipated releases of next Gen consoles were finally upon us in late 2020 but it wasn't easy to get one on launch day, thanks to the events of 2020 drastically reducing production of the new consuls.

  • There were far fewer units available to preorder, but the process was still a mess regardless, with websites crashing, transactions failing and even orders getting canceled just days before release.

  • It started with the disastrous PS five preorder system, which Xbox made plenty of jokes about before they fell victim to the exact same issues.

  • Days later, lots of people won't be able to get a new console until early 2021 at least because of all the chaos.

  • Number eight.

  • The Schindler's List of video games.

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  • Trust me.

  • The most controversial release of the year was easily the last of us part, too.

  • But things going on in the real world, where Justus Toxic is anything that happened in game, including the critical response when, after Jeff Kannada took to Twitter to say the last of us, Part two is the Schindler's list of video games.

  • The backlash was extraordinary.

  • This was both from people who hated what naughty dog did with the franchise and people who thought it was ridiculous to compare the game or any game for that matter, to Schindler's List in the first place.

  • Canada was mocked far and wide for his bad and bizarre take.

  • This is our future.

  • Think of all the lives.

  • Will safe number seven delays.

  • You could lose your lunch.

  • The lock down has meant huge numbers of developers are working from home, which has contributed to the myriad delays we've seen throughout 2020.

  • But many are asking for companies to just not named specific release states until they're sure that can reach it.

  • This year, Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed at least three times, with the release slated for December 10th.

  • The last of US Part two was also delayed until an enormous leak.

  • Forced naughty dog to bring the release forward while You Be Soft has announced significant delays for flagship franchises, namely Far Cry six and Rainbow six.

  • Quarantine.

  • It's definitely a frustrating time to be a gamer.

  • Number six.

  • Tom Clancy's Elite Squad.

  • They clearly didn't want to leave anything for us to find way had little chance to find something usable, but it was worth a try.

  • The Black Lives Matter movement has gained significant traction in 2020 with protests taking place in major cities around the world.

  • This was why Ubisoft didn't have a snowball's chance in hell of getting away with what it pulled in the elite squad trailer.

  • The game is about a clandestine terrorist sect named Umbra manipulating global politics from the shadows.

  • The problem was their logo just so happened to be the raised fist associated heavily with black lives, matter and the civil rights movement.

  • Ubi Soft was forced to apologize and remove the tone deaf image from the final game.

  • Number five Epic versus Apple Receive was nice Jesus Fucking Feet wide in the summer of 2020 Epic games brought a lawsuit against Apple to try and prevent Apple from placing a 30% cut on micro transactions bought in fortnight on IOS after they previously bypassed the rules and got themselves blocked from the APP store.

  • Judges presiding over the case warned that console platforms do the exact same thing, meaning this lawsuit could have serious anti consumer repercussions across the industry.

  • To make matters even worse, Apple has also filed a lawsuit against Epic for breach of contract, and Epic has taken similar action against Google.

  • All this is done is stopped.

  • Mobile gamers from playing Fortnight E a great Number four underpaid employees.

  • Most of the history of our industry has been about middle class customers in very developed markets.

  • Developers that Activision Blizzard have repeatedly suffered at the company from mass layoffs in 2019 to a dispute over salaries in 2020 Bobby Kotick remains one of the most overpaid CEOs in the world.

  • And after he wrote himself a paycheck for 40 million employees began questioning their low wages.

  • Despite the fact business was booming, some Dev's were being paid so little they were forced to skip meals to pay rent.

  • They decided to rebel by anonymously sharing their salaries with one another on a spreadsheet when an internal study into pay didn't grant a decent pay raise, revealing just how underpaid and undervalued they really are.

  • We have employees working from home, and they'll continue to work from home until we feel that it's safe for them.

  • Toe not work at home any longer.

  • Number three Gamestop is essential retail.

  • In 2019, Gamestop introduced new store concepts and created space in stores for competitive sessions to attract gamers.

  • In late March, the United States entered a national lock down, with Onley essential retail allowed to stay open.

  • But people were pretty surprised when Gamestop declared itself essential, claiming that its products were beneficial to those working from home.

  • Well, it's true.

  • Video games have been vital for helping people endure the times.

  • You definitely don't need to go all the way to Gamestop to get one.

  • Gamestop managed to fight backlash just long enough to see the releases of Do Maternal, an animal crossing, forcing its staff to work during a virus outbreak.

  • All the while, Number two CD project Red Crunch their members of the male strong game on their obsession with body modification goes way beyond even this world standards.

  • Despite being one of the most popular studios in the industry CD project read yet again came under fire for its toxic crunch culture.

  • This was in stark contrast to compromises made by company bosses a few years ago that there wouldn't be mandatory crunch during the development of cyberpunk 2077 with frequent delays.

  • The so called death march has been continuing since at least June of 2019, according to one anonymous developer.

  • And when one of those CEOs claimed the crunch wasn't that bad in October, he was quickly forced to apologize.

  • Despite this, people who criticize CDP ours crunch have repeatedly had death threats directed at them, making the whole situation a nightmare.

  • Hey, Mr Decks, get us that table of the afterlife.

  • Matter of fact, I did.

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  • Number one ubi soft harassment scandal.

  • Theo Hashtag Me too.

  • Movement has finally reached the video games industry, with female employees blowing the whistle on the internal sexism and harassment endemic in Ubisoft, numerous high level directors that Ubisoft studios globally had incredibly serious allegations levied at them.

  • According to whistleblowers, complaints were made internally with HR for years, but the men in question were too powerful within the company and never faced repercussions thanks to victims.

  • Publicly speaking out, Ubisoft CEO Ive GMO has promised to make sweeping changes at the company.

  • But only time will tell if Ubisoft culture changes for the better.

  • This summer, we learned that certain Ubisoft employees did not uphold our company's values on that our systems failed to protect the victims off their behavior in the mood for more awesome gaming content.

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