Furious fans are firing back at Blizzard by using one of its characters in anti-China memes after the gaming company punished a pro-gamer for defending the Hong Kong protests
|10/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Activision Blizzard has been dealing with a wave of criticism after punishing a professional gamer for supporting the protests in Hong Kong.
- Fans have now taken steps to boycott Blizzard games, accusing the California-based studio of prioritizing its relationship with China instead of protecting free speech.
- In an attempt to further disrupt Blizzard’s relationship with China, people have started using the Chinese character Mei from Blizzard’s “Overwatch” as a mascot in pro-Hong Kong memes and posts on social media.
- Some protesters using Mei in their messages have said they want to get “Overwatch” banned in China by making the character read more >>>