On Monday, Activision Blizzard announced the first-ever official esports competition for World of Warcraft Classic. The WoW Classic Summer Bowl will launch on Wednesday, June 17 and run for three weeks as teams from Europe and North America compete for separate US $4,000 prize pools.
Following a series of cryptic teasers and hints dating back to 2018, Blizzard has announced an artificial intelligence-operated robot named Echo as the 32nd playable hero in Overwatch.
Activision Blizzard has cancelled all Overwatch League events for March and April due to the coronavirus crisis. While matches will go ahead, they will most likely take place online.
Overwatch 2 is finally on the horizon, despite no official release date for the Blizzard Games first-person shooter. The sequel was announced on November 1 during BlizzCon 2019.
Business seems to be going better than ever for Activision Blizzard based on their third-quarter reports, which exceeded expectations and catapulted the company’s net worth to US $1.28 billion.
In the latest issue of German magazine GameStar, Blizzard has supposedly leaked the impending release of a fourth instalment of the widely popular Diablo game title.
Activision Blizzard recently made an official announcement about the upcoming Call of Duty League, confirming the addition of several new events for amateur teams to compete in.
Following huge turmoil in the global esports community after the suspension of Ng Wai “Blitzchung” Chung for his controversial statement during Asia-Pacific Grandmasters tournament, Blizzard have decided to reduce the punishment to a more rational length.
Hearthstone esports pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai has copped 12-month ban from competitive play after expressing his support for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Blizzard Entertainment has announced the fourth instalment of the Overwatch World Cup, which will kick off from November 1 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, USA.