Riot Games said in court filings that it has to women who worked at the game company as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination and sexual harassment.
The settlement amount, which the , brings the company one step closer to ending a difficult period in its history. Riot is the Los Angeles company that makes League of Legends, one of the most popular PC games in the world, and it’s branched out recently with the auto-battler and . It has tens of millions of players, making it a juggernaut in the industry.
The allegations of gender discrimination arose more than a year ago after gaming news/culture site exposed what its reporting found as a toxic and sexist culture at