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SAG-AFTRA reaches tentative deal to end strike against video game companies

SAG-AFTRA reaches tentative deal to end strike against video game companies

After nearly a year, the fight between prominent video game companies and Hollywood’s largest labor union could soon be over.

SAG-AFTRA said Monday that it has reached a tentative deal to end its strike against 11 video game companies after agreeing to a bargain that includes a new bonus compensation structure for actors who perform voice and motion-capture work in the game industry.

In addition, the video game companies — which include divisions of Activision, Electronic Arts, and Take Two Interactive — have agreed to greater transparency in areas including performer safety.

SAG-AFTRA said the tentative deal was reached Saturday and that the contract will be reviewed by...

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