Blizzard broke its silence to say China didn’t influence its decision to ban a professional gamer from Hong Kong, but fans aren’t buying it
|10/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Blizzard Entertainment President J. Allen Brack said the company’s relationships in China were not a factor in the decision to punish Blitzchung, a professional gamer who spoke out in support of the Hong Kong protests during a Blizzard-sponsored event.
- Fans accused Blizzard of attempting to censor Blitzchung to protect its business interests in China, but Blizzard said the punishment was a direct consequence for drawing attention away from the video game tournament.
- Blitzchung and two commentators who interviewed him on October 5 have been banned from competitions for six months.
- Critics are still planning to protest in support of Hong read more >>>