EA makes 'Worst Company in America' history.
By Tim Colwill on April 10, 2013 at 9:07 am
EA has taken out The Consumerist’s ‘Worst Company in America’ award for the second year in a row — the first time any company has done so in the history of the poll.
The game publisher edged out the Bank of America, Comcast and Walmart to claim the prize, taking an astonishing 78% of the final vote against the Bank of America.
Today’s announcement comes on the back of a heartfelt message by EA COO Peter Moore in which he claimed that the company had made a number of mistakes but was dedicated to fixing them and doing better.
In response, The Consumerist itself issued a strongly-worded rebuttal, saying that EA was shifting the blame to homophobes and “whiny Madden fans” rather than addressing the real reasons that people voted for EA, including dissatisfaction over broken games and microtransaction models.
Source: The Consumerist