In a recent interview, Blizzard VP & Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan stated that he believes blitzchung’s Heartstone suspension should be further reduced.
Blizzard President J. Allen Brack offered an apology to fans at Blizzcon for the recent controversy surrounding China that many fans felt was unsatisfactory.
Recently released poll data shows that Blizzard employees supported the company’s decision to punish Hearthstone player Blitzchung. The data also suggests that employees do not believe in having a free speech policy when it comes to controversial topics in China.
Blizzard has banned three college Hearthstone players from competition for 6-months for showing a “Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz” sign during a match.
Hearthstone player Blitzchung has responded to Blizzard’s updated decisions regarding his competitive ban and forfeiture of his prize money.
Hearthstone Grandmaster tournament caster Brian Kibler has quit in protest of Blizzard’s punishment against Asia-Pacific Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Blitzchung.
World of Warcraft Vanilla Team Lead Mark Kern announced he’s joining the #BoycottBlizzard movement.
Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Chung Ng Wai aka Blitzchung was suspended from competition and had his winnings stripped after he called for the liberation of Hong Kong following his victory.