• Blizzard Entertainment Games Go Offline in China Indefinitely, Millions Affected

    5 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Blizzard games in China have all gone dark following a bitter and ugly divorce between Activision Blizzard and its Chinese partner NetEase. Things turned sour between the companies sometime last November allegedly because of Activision CEO Bobby Kotick , who NetEase executive Simon Zhu referred to as a “jerk” publicly.
    What next for Blizzard games in China?
    Unable to find a new Chinese partner in time, Activision Blizzard offered NetEase an extension to their existing contract, which the latter turned down rather furiously. Late last week, NetEase employees were seen trashing a World of...
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