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2021-10-27T12:14:38.977Z

Blizzard announces that it will not hold the annual conference that was supposed to be broadcast on the network, and it is taking a break to "reinvent" the experience



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Taking a break: The Blizzcon 2021 event has been canceled this year

Blizzard announces that it will not hold the annual conference that was supposed to be broadcast on the network, and it is taking a break to "reinvent" the experience

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Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 14:50 Updated: 14:59

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Blizzard fans may be disappointed: The gaming giant's network event, dubbed BlizzConline and scheduled to take place in early 2022, has been canceled, and according to the announcement posted on the official website no alternative date has been set yet, but the company will definitely take advantage of the break The annual event for fans of the company and its games.

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This is the message as posted on Blizzard's website: "For every year, the BlizzCon event requires the joint effort of each and every one of our members and is driven by our desire to create for a community we love and are so connected to. At this point we believe we should make every effort In developing the games and supporting our teams. "



"We want to take the time to reinvent BlizzCon and how those events will look in the future. The first event took place about 16 years ago and so much has changed since then - especially the way players and communities come together and feel part of something bigger."



"No matter what the events look like and what form they take in the future - we will make sure they feel safe and inclusive for everyone. We are committed to providing continuous contact with our players, and BlizzCon will play a significant part in this path in the future."



Games like Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2 are still in development without a specific release date on the horizon, and although the conference could have been a great opportunity to reveal new details about these two games, Blizzard has promised that it will continue to update via social media and platforms.

Games like Overwatch 2 or Diablo 4 are still in development, and Blizzard will continue to update on the various platforms (Photo: official website, blizzard)

The decision to cancel the event this year is not too surprising: Blizzard has been facing difficult upheavals in recent times, both in terms of image and legal status, and in recent months an affair has erupted in which the shocking attitude of company executives who encourage culture and a constant atmosphere of sexual harassment Gender and a variety of inappropriate behaviors for women - leaving the company to deal with quite a few lawsuits and huge image damage.



The question also arises as to whether the event was canceled because in recent years these events have drawn quite a bit of criticism and bad public relations for the company, and all that remains is to hope that the changes made in the company since the affair exploded (which also includes key replacements) will improve. Over the years and provide good games for the fans.

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