Blizzard is pulling some of its games from China due to contractual disagreement with NetEase

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Blizzard Entertainment has announced it will suspend most Blizzard game services in mainland China due to the expiration of the current licensing agreements with NetEase.

Come January 23, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Warcraft 3: Reforged, Overwatch, the StarCraft series, Diablo 3, and Heroes of the Storm.

Blizzard and NetEase have had a licensing agreement since 2008, which covers the publication of Blizzard titles in China.

The reason the two companies are kind of…

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