id leaves the Entertainment Software Association

id leaves the Entertainment Software Association

By Tim Ingham

May 27th 2008 at 10:49AM

Developer follows Activision, Vivendi and LucasArts out of the door

Doom developer id Software has left the Entertainment Software Association, joining the recent departures of Activision, Vivendi, and LucasArts.

A representative from the company told Next-Gen.biz that it had opted to not renew its membership with the ESA, which organises the E3 expo. id declined to comment further.

In an official statement from the ESA, senior VP of communications and research Rich Taylor said: "We can confirm that id Software has decided not to renew its membership in the ESA. We admire their creativity and innovation. We also respect their decision."