NetEase boss blames “damage” done by “a jerk” for Activision shutdown of World of Warcraft, Overwatch in China

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The president of NetEase, the Chinese publisher of World of Warcraft and Overwatch, has blasted the actions of an unnamed “jerk” for the breakdown in relationship between his company and Activision Blizzard, which is run by the controversial Bobby Kotick.


WOW, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo 3, Heroes of the Storm and the StarCraft series will become unplayable in China from 23rd January 2023, when NetEase’s current license expires. Diablo Immortal is…

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