Riot Games Sued for Gender-Based Discrimination

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Riot Games has been sued by one current and one former employee and has been accused of “endemic gender-based discrimination and fostering a “men-first” environment.”

As reported by Kotaku, the lawsuit follows another investigation by Kotaku that delved into a sexist culture at Riot Games, the publisher of titles such as League of Legends.

The class-action lawsuit filed against Riot Games states that, “like many of Riot Games’ female employees, Plaintiffs have been denied equal pay and found their careers stifled because they are women. Moreover, Plaintiffs have also seen their working conditions negatively impacted because of the ongoing sexual harassment, misconduct, and bias which predominate the sexually-hostile working environment of Riot Games.”

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