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Diablo 2: Resurrected – Early Access Beta Starts August 13th

Diablo 2: Resurrected – Early Access Beta Starts August 13th

The beta will feature two additional classes - Druid and Paladin - and will be available for players on all platforms on August 20th.

Activision Blizzard Has Been Hit with Another Lawsuit for Allegedly Misleading Investors

Activision Blizzard Has Been Hit with Another Lawsuit for Allegedly Misleading Investors

A law suit filed by Rosen Law Firm on behalf of the company's investors, with allegations that the company failed to disclose issues with discrimination and harassment.

“People Will be Held Accountable for Their Actions,” Says Activision Blizzard CEO

“People Will be Held Accountable for Their Actions,” Says Activision Blizzard CEO

"There is no place at our company where discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind will be tolerated," Bobby Kotick says.

Diablo Immortal Delayed to First Half of 2022

Diablo Immortal Delayed to First Half of 2022

Helliquary Raids, changes to Bounties and Challenge Rifts, controller support and further optimization are coming based on feedback.

Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

Brack will be replaced effective immediately by Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra, who will be co-leaders of the company.

Activision Blizzard CEO Apologizes for Company’s “Tone Deaf” Response to Lawsuit in a Letter to the Staff

Activision Blizzard CEO Apologizes for Company’s “Tone Deaf” Response to Lawsuit in a Letter to the Staff

"Our initial responses to the issues we face together, and to your concerns, were, quite frankly, tone deaf," says CEO Bobby Kotick.

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Planning a Formal Walkout to Call for Improved Working Conditions

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Planning a Formal Walkout to Call for Improved Working Conditions

A group of Activision Blizzard employees will be staging a formal walkout protest on Wednesday to call for steps to be taken against widespread discrimination against and sexual harassment of employee...

Over 1000 Activision Blizzard Employees Sign an Open Letter Criticizing the Company for its “Abhorrent and Insulting” Lawsuit Response

Over 1000 Activision Blizzard Employees Sign an Open Letter Criticizing the Company for its “Abhorrent and Insulting” Lawsuit Response

"To put it clearly and unequivocally, our values as employees are not accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," the letter states,

Activision Blizzard is Being Sued for Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination

Activision Blizzard is Being Sued for Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination

The company is being sued by the State of California, and is accused of sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, racial discrimination, and more.

Diablo 2: Resurrected – VFX Updates, Quality of Life Improvements Coming After Feedback

Diablo 2: Resurrected – VFX Updates, Quality of Life Improvements Coming After Feedback

Large font modes, UI scaling, toggling item names on and off, and the Shared Stash being increased to three tabs are also coming.

Overwatch 2 Will “Have to Make Some Compromises” on Switch, Developer Says

Overwatch 2 Will “Have to Make Some Compromises” on Switch, Developer Says

Technical director John Lafleur says that though Blizzard will "focus on making sure all of the gameplay-related features get in", the Switch version will be lacking "some of the higher end visual enh...

Diablo 2: Resurrected Producer Discusses Console Development

Diablo 2: Resurrected Producer Discusses Console Development

Executive producer Rod Fergusson said the development team has worked hard to ensure the console ports "feel smooth" and "great to play."

Diablo 2: Resurrected Launches on September 23

Diablo 2: Resurrected Launches on September 23

At the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 Showcase, Blizzard confirmed that their remaster is launching in a few short months, this September.

Overwatch 2 Will Completely Rework Bastion “from the Ground up”

Overwatch 2 Will Completely Rework Bastion “from the Ground up”

There will be "major changes to how the hero plays."

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Aren’t the Only Games Blizzard is Working on

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Aren’t the Only Games Blizzard is Working on

"Folks across the world will be seeing before too long what we're up to," says World of Warcraft director Ion Hazzikostas.

Activision Thinks Diablo 4 Will “Advance the Art of the Action-RPG”
Blizzard Has Lost 29% of Its Playerbase in the Last 3 Years

Blizzard Has Lost 29% of Its Playerbase in the Last 3 Years

Revenue is up 7%, though.

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Releasing “in the Coming Months,” Activision Reiterates

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Releasing “in the Coming Months,” Activision Reiterates

A recent leak indicated a June launch for the expansion.

Diablo Immortal is “on Track” for its Full Launch Later This Year

Diablo Immortal is “on Track” for its Full Launch Later This Year

The mobile spinoff will be launching globally soon, Activision reiterates.

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Supposedly Launching on June 1

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Supposedly Launching on June 1

Advertisements on the Battle.net launcher may have given away the expansion's release date.