Hogwarts Legacy Lead Designer Quits Following YouTube Controversy
Hogwarts Legacy lead designer Troy Leavitt has left developer Avalanche Software and quit the project, following controversy around his YouTube channel.Leavitt became the centre of controversy two weeks ago, when journalist Liam Robertson pointed out that the designer had previously uploaded a number of videos in the past that, among other subjects, expressed support for the Gamergate movement and downplayed high-profile cases of sexual harassment.
Leavitt has now explained on Twitter that he has left Avalanche Software, adding that he has «nothing but good things to say about the game, the dev team, and WB Games.» In a follow-up, Leavitt says that he felt «absolutely secure» in his position at Avalanche, but made the choice to resign.
1. I have made the decision to part ways with Avalanche Software. I have nothing but good things to say about the game, the dev team, and WB Games.
2. I will be releasing a YouTube Video about this soon on my channel.