Activision Blizzard Veteran Joins Skybound Games as Executive VP

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Activision Blizzard Veteran Chris Paulson Joins Skybound Games as Executive Vice President and GM

According to recent reports, Chris Paulson, a seasoned gaming industry professional from Activision Blizzard, is now part of the Skybound Games team. He will be serving as the Executive Vice President and General Manager.

New Role at Skybound Games

In his new position, Paulson will be responsible for leading commercial strategy and go-to-market efforts. Skybound Games, a division of Skybound Entertainment founded by David Alpert and Robert Kirkman, has announced that Paulson will also be overseeing games publishing.

A New “Secret Project” in the Works

Additionally, Skybound Games revealed a new “secret project,” which has been under development in stealth mode since last year. Paulson will lead the launch of this mysterious project, and fans can expect more details to emerge soon.

Skybound Games: Background and Recent Releases

Skybound Entertainment is well-known in the gaming world for publishing hit titles like Invincible Presents: Atom Eve, which is based on an animated series. Recently, Skybound released Invincible Universe: Doc Seismic Attacks, a new custom raid in Fortnite.

Previous Experience with Diablo Series

Paulson previously worked at Activision Blizzard as Chief of Staff to CEO Bobby Kotick. Before Microsoft acquired Activision Blizzard in December 2023, Paulson’s background includes experience handling product management for the Diablo series.

Paulson’s Official Statement

“I am humbled and excited to join a company with such a rich history of creating fandom through compelling storytelling and world creation,” Paulson said in an official statement.

Activision Blizzard Exodus: New Studios on the Horizon

In related news, other Activision veterans recently formed a new AAA studio, led by Emanuel Palalic as CEO. Their specialty is in the immersive shooter space.

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