Blizzard is 'assessing the situation' after Hong Kong protest ban

EngadgetBlizzard is considering its options as fans around the globe react to its decision to ban Hearthstone esports player Ng Wai Chung, known professionally as Blitzchung, after he voiced support for the protests in Hong Kong during a live post-match interview.

October 9th 2019


There's A Blizzard Boycott Movement After A "Hearthstone" Player Was Suspended For Supporting Hong Kong Protesters

BuzzFeed NewsPlayers are boycotting games like World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone after a user was punished for supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong during a tournament. All those games are made by Blizzard, more formally known as Activision ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard employees walked out in protest following pro-Hong Kong player ban

The VergeA couple dozen Blizzard employees walked out of work Tuesday in protest of the company's decision to ban a professional Hearthstone player who voiced support for the Hong Kong protesters over the weekend, according to The Daily Beast. The employees ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard targeted with boycott after it banned a Hong Kong player

CNNNg shouted the popular protest slogan "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times" during a livestreamed post-match interview — which Blizzard said violated its competition rules. Ng was stripped of his potential winnings and forbidden from competing for ...

October 9th 2019