World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and more Blizzard games will stop working in China in January

17 November 2022
The company hasn't renewed its 14-year-old licensing partnership with NetEase.

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  • 18 Nov 2022

I am just curios what will happen to players who still play world of warcraft and had played since the game was out?I mean I as an explayer can say that game can eat so much time,hear of ppl having for than 1,5 years of game time bascily lived in game for over a year or maybe who knows might there be ppl who have 2-3 years like hardcore players

    you have to suffer, 18 Nov 2022its not just overrated, but it was often used to test entry... morePUBG is more suitable though. Seriously, every smartphone can run MLBB in 2022 from entry level to flagship so it shouldn't be a benchmark anymore

      Tigolebitties, 18 Nov 2022Out of all the games like Genshin and u decided to mention ... moreits not just overrated, but it was often used to test entry level phones performance🤣🤣
      that could said the same to genshin though. but for midrange and flagship ones.

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        • 18 Nov 2022

        kek, 18 Nov 2022I only see two villains fighting here, so if both end up lo... moreAgreed, but this is more or less true for all operators of freemiums...but Netease and Tencent are still among the more uglier ones.

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          • 18 Nov 2022

          Anonymous, 18 Nov 2022Now china is probably going to make their own games like Wo... moreNot happening, because the Party is being very strict in recent years with handing out licenses that they need to operate a game in China, a game of such scale and complexity will be highly unlikely to pass the censors given the political climate.

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            • Lilian
            • Iks
            • 18 Nov 2022

            "operating principles" - it kind of says what the dispute was about, without giving details.
            I worked for a big German automotive company and the Chinese government allowed them to sell their cars inside their market only under the condition that all the telematics data(GPS location, door closed/open, speed, etc[everything that happens with the car]) is sent to their servers, when it operates inside China - the company was happy to abide, as long as they can sell there, no "operating principles" issues(to be clear, only cars inside China have that software flashed, everyone else doesn't have the "service").

              Sine i dont play WoW or any other blizzard games i dont care right now.
              Anyway i dont live in comunist china country so its not my problem.
              But could feel sorry for other games.
              For china players wish them a good luck to moving to another gaming country such as South Korea.

                "the two parties have not reached a deal to renew the agreements that is consistent with Blizzard's operating principles" - this basically translates to, we didn't agree on the money. I hope Blizzard will close its doors, horrible company

                  who still play WoW? Old weeb who already became a dad?

                  heard WoW have lost many of its players

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                    • Anonymous
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                    • 18 Nov 2022

                    Nice

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                      • vGW
                      • 18 Nov 2022

                      Ban Genshin communist impact....very bad game

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                        • 18 Nov 2022

                        Now china is probably going to make their own games like WoW with better graphics.

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                          • 18 Nov 2022

                          Cyclonite, 18 Nov 2022It's solely because of Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activi... moreNo sources or link = fake news.

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                            • GBh
                            • 18 Nov 2022

                            I only see two villains fighting here, so if both end up losing, we all win.

                            Blizzard is a scummy company that bends towards any policy that gives them money.

                              rizki1, 18 Nov 2022They have better game than these, from PUBG to Mobile Legends.Out of all the games like Genshin and u decided to mention MLBB? The most overrated game? 💀

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                                • Anonymous
                                • vGW
                                • 18 Nov 2022

                                Tyranny in china

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                                  • Anonymous
                                  • 7Xe
                                  • 18 Nov 2022

                                  Blizzard made fun of china that's why

                                    It's solely because of Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activision Blizzard. He was asking for an absurd amount of profit percentage to the point that if NetEase accepts it, they'll basically be free labors for Activision Blizzard. From what I read he's doing this to keep his position in Activision Blizzard once Microsoft acquisition is complete.

                                      If you are familiar with this topic you won't be surprised...

                                        They have better game than these, from PUBG to Mobile Legends.