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Timeline of Blizzard Presidents Timeline of Blizzard Presidents With Johanna Faires recently taking on the role of the new President at Blizzard, let's delve into the history of Blizzard Presidents from 1991 up to the present. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Feb 02, 2024 at 15:34 by Stan
Johanna Faires Appointed Blizzard Entertainment President Johanna Faires Appointed Blizzard Entertainment President Blizzard Entertainment has named Johanna Faires as its new president, taking over from Mike Ybarra, who left the company last week. Blizzard Blizzard 16 comments Jan 29, 2024 at 18:25 by Staff
Will Microsoft Outsource Customer Support to External Companies? Will Microsoft Outsource Customer Support to External Companies? In the wake of Microsoft's decision to lay off nearly 1,900 employees from its Activision Blizzard and Xbox divisions, there's growing speculation about a strategic shift in customer support for ABK games. Jez Corden, the Managing Editor at Windows Central, has shed light on this development through a series of tweets. Blizzard Blizzard 11 comments Jan 26, 2024 at 20:53 by Staff
Blizzard Survival Game, Codenamed Odyssey, Was Cancelled Due to Engine Problems Blizzard Survival Game, Codenamed Odyssey, Was Cancelled Due to Engine Problems We have some more news on today's unfortunate events at Blizzard, as Bloomberg's Jason Schreier explains the big reason the in-development survival game was cancelled. He spoke to people familiar with the project, and dives into what exactly happened below.  Blizzard Blizzard 4 comments Jan 25, 2024 at 22:33 by Staff
Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 Activision Blizzard and Xbox Employees Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 Activision Blizzard and Xbox Employees Microsoft is laying off 1,900 employees at Activision Blizzard and Xbox. Blizzard President Mike Ybarra has decided to leave the company along with Blizzard's Chief Design Officer Allen Adham. Blizzard Blizzard 12 comments Jan 25, 2024 at 17:33 by Staff
Blizzard Celebrates the End of 2023 and Looks Ahead to 2024 Blizzard Celebrates the End of 2023 and Looks Ahead to 2024 Blizzard President Mike Ybarra recently shared a 2023 recap, highlighting a year of significant learning, growth, and joy at Blizzard. He also shared his outlook for 2024. Blizzard Blizzard Dec 20, 2023 at 19:26 by Staff
Microsoft Announced Xbox Leadership Changes Amid Bobby Koticks Departure Microsoft Announced Xbox Leadership Changes Amid Bobby Kotick's Departure Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is stepping down on December 29 and Microsoft is largely keeping the team of Activision Blizzard in place, with some executive-level exceptions, according to the Verge. Check them out! Blizzard Blizzard 4 comments Dec 20, 2023 at 18:07 by Staff
Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer Enthusiastic About Reviving Blizzard Franchises Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer Enthusiastic About Reviving Blizzard Franchises Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer expressed a lot of excitement for the possibilities of reviving Blizzard franchises, according to an interview with Windows Central. Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Dec 07, 2023 at 19:48 by Staff
Icy Veins Launches Genshin Impact Guides Section Icy Veins Launches Genshin Impact Guides Section We at Icy Veins are thrilled to announce the launch of our new section dedicated to in-depth guides and resources for Genshin Impact Icy Veins Icy Veins 5 comments Nov 29, 2023 at 19:37 by Shikhu
Battle.net Black Friday Sale: Up to 67% Off Battle.net Black Friday Sale: Up to 67% Off Blizzard just posted their Black Friday sale! They are offering up to 67% off on Battle.net games, so let's take a look at the offers, valid through November 27th! Battle.net Battle.net 3 comments Nov 16, 2023 at 05:47 by Staff
Mike Ybbara on Blizzards Approach to Meeting Player Demands Mike Ybbara on Blizzard's Approach to Meeting Player Demands PC Gamer had the chance to talk to Blizzard President Mike Ybarra who said Blizzard's job is to satisfy impatient players who want "new stuff every day, every hour". Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Nov 11, 2023 at 11:04 by Staff
BlizzCon 2023 Stream and Announcements Summary BlizzCon 2023 Stream and Announcements Summary We're liveblogging all the important announcements and highlights from the opening ceremony. Check back often for updates! Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Nov 03, 2023 at 17:12 by Staff
BlizzCon 2023 Bingo Collection BlizzCon 2023 Bingo Collection We're 2 hours away from this year's opening ceremony at BlizzCon and the community is already guessing what will be announced today, so we're taking a look at some bingo cards for the event! BlizzCon BlizzCon 6 comments Nov 03, 2023 at 15:20 by Staff
WoW Battle Pet and Hearthstone Card Back Promotion From Warcraft Rumble WoW Battle Pet and Hearthstone Card Back Promotion From Warcraft Rumble Players getting the free to play Warcraft Rumble on their mobile devices were greeted with a nice bonus! The game released a day early and those trying it out today found a Hearthstone card back and the WoW Gnomelia Battle Pet reward just for starting the game!  Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Nov 02, 2023 at 21:49 by Staff
Warcraft Rumble Released a Day Early and Is Rolling Out Now! Warcraft Rumble Released a Day Early and Is Rolling Out Now! It seems the Rumble just couldn't wait any longer! The Warcraft mobile game was scheduled to release tomorrow, but Blizzard pushed the button early and it has begun rolling out already! Plenty of players are reporting seeing it in their stores, but it's a rollout so it may take a while longer to get to you if it hasn't yet.  Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Nov 02, 2023 at 19:08 by Staff
BlizzCon 2023 Broadcast Schedule BlizzCon 2023 Broadcast Schedule Blizzard has released the broadcast schedule for BlizzCon 2023! BlizzCon BlizzCon 15 comments Oct 27, 2023 at 17:46 by Staff
Microsoft Leaders Visit Blizzard Post $69B Acquisition, Hint at Brighter, Autonomous Future Microsoft Leaders Visit Blizzard Post $69B Acquisition, Hint at Brighter, Autonomous Future Following their recent $69 billion acquisition of Activision-Blizzard-King, Microsoft is actively working to integrate and foster trust with their new teams. Key figures from Microsoft's leadership, including Phil Spencer, Matt Booty, and Sarah Bond, recently made their inaugural visit to Blizzard's headquarters in Irvine, California. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Oct 25, 2023 at 14:35 by Staff
Microsoft-Activision Blizzard Merger Memes Microsoft-Activision Blizzard Merger Memes We're looking at memes that emerged soon after the Microsoft-Activision Blizzard merge was complete. Blizzard Blizzard Oct 16, 2023 at 15:39 by Stan
Bobby Kotick to Leave Activision Blizzard in January 2024 Bobby Kotick to Leave Activision Blizzard in January 2024 As the Microsoft-Activision deal closes, Bobby Kotick will only stay on as CEO through the end of the year and leave on January 1, 2024. Blizzard Blizzard 13 comments Oct 13, 2023 at 13:49 by Staff
Activision Blizzard King Joins Xbox - Official Trailer Activision Blizzard King Joins Xbox - Official Trailer Xbox has released a new video welcoming the legendary teams of Activision Blizzard King to Xbox. Blizzard Blizzard 4 comments Oct 13, 2023 at 13:09 by Staff
UKs CMA Approves Microsoft/Activision Blizzard Merger UK's CMA Approves Microsoft/Activision Blizzard Merger Nothing stands in the way of the Microsoft/Activision Blizzard merger now that the CMA (regulatory authority in the UK) approved the transaction with Microsoft. Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments Oct 13, 2023 at 08:12 by Staff
The BlizzCon Collection Detailed The BlizzCon Collection Detailed The BlizzCon collection has been revealed, with a whole bunch of goodies for Blizzard games. As the stream is completely free this year, this replaces the Virtual Ticket and the rewards usually associated with it. Let's take a look at the two packs on offer!  BlizzCon BlizzCon 7 comments Oct 09, 2023 at 21:33 by Staff
UKs CMA Gives Preliminary Nod to Microsoft/Activision Blizzard Merger UK's CMA Gives Preliminary Nod to Microsoft/Activision Blizzard Merger The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has preliminarily approved of the Microsoft / Activision Blizzard merger, but Activision's Cloud gaming rights will be sold to Ubisoft. Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Oct 01, 2023 at 09:21 by Staff
BlizzCon 2023 Floor Map Unveiled BlizzCon 2023 Floor Map Unveiled Blizzard has unveiled the BlizzCon 2023 floor map. The event's taking place between November 3-4 in Anaheim, California. BlizzCon BlizzCon Oct 01, 2023 at 08:03 by Staff
BlizzCon 2023 Sneak Peek and Last Chance to Buy Tickets! BlizzCon 2023 Sneak Peek and Last Chance to Buy Tickets! Blizzard has just posted a sneak peek at some of the events we can expect at BlizzCon 2023! The last wave of tickets will be on sale Friday, September 29 at 12 pm PDT. BlizzCon BlizzCon 2 comments Sep 28, 2023 at 17:18 by Staff
A New Round of Layoffs at Blizzard A New Round of Layoffs at Blizzard Blizzard is restructuring the Hearthstone team and we've seen reports of multiple new layoffs at the company. Blizzard Blizzard 23 comments Sep 27, 2023 at 13:02 by Staff
Icy Veins Podcast About Path of Exile Icy Veins Podcast About Path of Exile Join us on Twitch for the latest episode of the Icy Veins Podcast dedicated to Path of Exile with guests from our sister site PoE Vault. Icy Veins Icy Veins Sep 03, 2023 at 15:54 by Staff
Microsoft Sells Activision Blizzard Cloud Gaming Rights to Ubisoft Microsoft Sells Activision Blizzard Cloud Gaming Rights to Ubisoft Microsoft today announced it will sell cloud gaming rights for Activision Blizzard games to Ubisoft in an effort to appease regulators in the UK that are concerned about the impact of Microsoft's proposed $68.7 billion deal on the competition. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Aug 22, 2023 at 18:00 by Staff
Blizzard to Bring Their Games to Steam, Starting With Overwatch 2 Blizzard to Bring Their Games to Steam, Starting With Overwatch 2 Blizzard have announced a big change, as they will be bringing some games to Steam! Company President Mike Ybarra announced this a short while ago. Overwatch 2 is coming to Steam on October 10th, and it hasn't been announced what other games may follow. The game's Steam page is live now Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments Jul 19, 2023 at 17:38 by Staff
Thrall Featured in BlizzCon 2023 Key Art Thrall Featured in BlizzCon 2023 Key Art Last week, Blizzard revealed more details about tickets for the upcoming BlizzCon and we also got to see the key art which shows Thrall. Now the question is why Thrall and what role will he play in WoW going forward? BlizzCon BlizzCon 11 comments Jul 03, 2023 at 12:57 by Stan
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