BlizzConline 2022 canceled, future events should feel ‘safe, welcoming and inclusive’

Blizzard has decided to put a “pause” on all of its BlizzCon plans, meaning that BlizzConline 2022 has been canceled as the company determines what to do next. in a messageBlizzard wrote that it is rethinking BlizzCon as a whole, and will strive for future events to feel “as safe, welcoming and inclusive as possible.” This announcement comes months after the company was established BlizzCon canceled this year, citing concerns about the ongoing pandemic.

However, the ‘safe’ and ‘welcoming’ font have a different tone. Blizzard’s decision to cancel the event is likely motivated more by harassment suit Filed against Activision Blizzard. During the investigation, it was discovered that Blizzard’s top companies were involved in some shadows during BlizzCon 2013. Shadiness, which centered around a hotel room dubbed “Cosby Suite”. The fallout led to the departure of several key employees, Including Jesse McCrearyWho was the cowboy champion Note and watch He was named after. Recently, Blizzard changed the name of the hero For Cole Cassidy.

In today’s message, Blizzard wrote that it is “reimagining” the event. The company hasn’t explained much about its desire to make BlizzCon better for guests.

“We are committed to continued communication with our players, and we see BlizzCon play a huge role going forward,” Blizzard wrote in the letter. “We are excited about what we will be doing with the event when we revisit it in the future.”

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BlizzConline 2022 has been canceled, but no ads have been cancelled

Continuing with the message, Blizzard writes that it will continue to release announcements and updates as planned.

“We are proud of our teams and the progress they have made in our matches,” the company said. “We have a lot of exciting news and upcoming releases to share with you. You will continue to hear from those across our franchise channels, as the talented people on the BlizzCon team play a role in supporting these efforts.”


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