Blizzard Fixes Crash Bandicoot 4’s Network Errors

Crash Bandicoot 4 dropped on for PC users last week, and despite being single-player with local co-op, it faced a slew of network errors that rendered the game unplayable for many. This is because it’s online-only, but Blizzard has fixed its servers. On its launch, many players reported that they couldn’t play the game, […]

Why Can’t Blizzard Figure Out Its Esports Scene?

News that Activision Blizzard chopped its esports division by 50 employees recently is unfortunate, but at the same time, unsurprising and yet another sign that the company has again failed to understand the esports market. Reports indicate that the move mostly affects both the Overwatch and Call of Duty Leagues, but the past few years […]

Activision Blizzard Esports Restructuring, 50 Employees Face Layoffs

Activision Blizzard Esports today will announce a restructuring that will result in the layoffs of about 50 people, moves that top executive Tony Petitti says are a result of how the group has had to re-invent itself amid the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview this morning with SBJ/TEO, Petitti didn’t divulge specifics on what roles […]

Blizzard Is Hiring For Unannounced Multiplayer Triple-A Project

Blizzard Entertainment has announced it is seeking employees to work on an unannounced ambitious triple-A multiplayer game. The mysterious new project will be released on PC and consoles. Recent years haven’t been easy for Blizzard fans, as the company hasn’t released a new game since 2016’s Overwatch. Even projects announced long ago, including Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4, […]

Three classic Blizzard games come to PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One today

Three of Blizzard Entertainment’s earliest games — The Lost Vikings, Blackthorne, and Rock N Roll Racing — are being re-released on consoles and PC today. The Blizzard Arcade Collection drops Friday on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One, Blizzard announced during BlizzConline’s opening ceremony. (The PS4 and Xbox One versions are playable […]

Activision Blizzard Reports Quarterly Profit of $508M and Annual Profits of $2.2B

Video game holding company Activision Blizzard published its financial earnings for the fourth quarter and full-year 2020. The company generated quarterly net revenues of $2.41B USD, up 21.5% compared to $1.99B during the same period of 2019. For the full-year 2020, Activision Blizzard recorded net revenues of $8.1B, which marks an increase of 25% year-over-year. […]

Activision Blizzard Has More Remasters Planned For 2021

It’s been revealed that Activision Blizzard doesn’t plan on slowing down with the remasters any time soon, with more unannounced projects likely releasing in 2021. This news comes from Activision Blizzard’s most recent earnings call (via Nintendo Life) where the company claims that it has more “remastered content” in the pipeline and hints that these […]

Activision Blizzard Doesn’t Expect To Release Overwatch 2 Or Diablo 4 This Year

Sad news for those hoping to get their hands on Overwatch 2 or Diablo 4 this year. Activision Blizzard has announced that it does not anticipate launching either title in 2021. This news comes from the video game company’s earnings call for the fourth quarter of 2020. During the call, which focused largely on the […]

ESL partners with Blizzard to operate Hearthstone esports – Esports Insider

Tournament organiser ESL Gaming has partnered with Blizzard Entertainment to create and operate Hearthstone’s esports ecosystem for next two years.  RELATED: ESL renews Mastercard NLC partnership The deal will see all of Hearthstone’s major tournaments be affected, such as Grandmasters and the Hearthstone Masters Tours. Additionally, the circuit will entail a total prize pool of $3m (~ […]