Activision Blizzard’s financial results for 2019 so far have fallen in line with the expectations the company set with investors, that this would be a transition year.
Rod Fergusson will be leaving developer The Coalition to head over to Blizzard and work on the Diablo franchise as of next month.
In a recent earnings call Activision Blizzard announced that they would begin the process of laying off eight percent of their staff.
Activision Blizzard announced that Mike Morhaime would be stepping down as President of Blizzard Entertainment, and will be succeeded by J. Allen Brack.
Blizzard has reported that Battle for Azeroth, the latest expansion for the popular MMO World of Warcraft, is the fastest-selling they’ve ever had.
After a supposed tease from Blizzard Entertainment last week, showing a Diablo night light being switched on and off, many people believed that the Diablo series was coming to Nintendo Switch. Eurogamer informed that sources close to them have confirmed that a Diablo game is in development for Nintendo Switch.
Activision Blizzard has announced that players in Overwatch had passed 35 million, another huge milestone for the shooter.
Overwatch has become the fastest growing Blizzard franchise to reach 25 million players worldwide, as Activision Blizzard revealed in its Q4 financial results.
Last week, on the official Overwatch Twitter page, Blizzard announced that consecutive Overwatch players had reached 25 million and counting.
Overwatch recently took the title of “Game of the Year” at the annual The Game Awards 2016, which has caused some controversy.