Developers from an assortment of studios have signed an open letter asking for the hostility that has dogged social media in recent weeks to stop.
Names from companies including EA, Ubisoft, Microsoft, Guerrilla, Epic, Crystal Dynamics, Deep Silver, Double Fine, Lionhead, Bohemia, Blizzard, Infinity Ward, TellTale, Disney, PopCap, Harmonix, Traveller’s Tales, Sony, 2K, DICE, Google, Riot and Apple – as well as dozens of independent developers – are already signed up.
It is addressed to the ‘gaming community’.
And this is the full list. At the time of writing it has been signed by nearly 1,400 people.