Microsoft Pressures Activision Blizzard

Microsoft Corp.’s videogame boss said the company is evaluating its relationship with Activision Blizzard Inc. in the wake of a Wall Street Journal article about its chief executive’s handling of sexual-misconduct issues at the videogame company.

Xbox maker Microsoft made the remarks in a letter to employees Thursday, a day after the head of Sony Group Inc.’s PlayStation business said in a letter to that company’s employees that Sony has asked Activision how it plans to address the Journal’s reporting.