John Friscia

Yesterday, we reported on the extraordinary (and not in a good way) situation at Blizzard, where the company banned professional Hearthstone player Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung for one year and reneged on giving him his season earnings. The decision came in light of Blitzchung protesting China’s ongoing treatment of Hong Kong during a livestreamed post-game interview on the official Taiwanese Hearthstone stream. Since then, discussion has arisen about how other companies might react in this situation, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has made his stance on the subject perfectly clear. On Twitter, Sweeney wrote: “Epic supports the rights of […]

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