The saga of the game's development is fraught with controversy.
Sony continues to stir the pot.
Concept artist Sail Lin posted on Twitter about the alleged infringement.
Employees demand better protections and remote working options.
The acquisition was announced just one day after the decision to cease Spellbreak development was made public.
Last month, the board of directors urged shareholders to decline the report.
CEO Bobby Kotick's decision comes as Microsoft faces continued scrutiny over its bid to acquire Activision Blizzard
The family previously brought a suit against the company in March.
Martinez's role will involve revamping the culture at Blizzard as the company seeks to course-correct following last year's sexual harassment scandal.
Shareholder groups are demanding records of the company's deal with Microsoft in an effort to gauge the fairness of the valuation.