Video game companies are banning users for support of Hong Kong’s independence.
Blizzard sent an apology to China stating that it’s “their country”. They are an American company.
If you’re not a gamer you may not even know who Blizzard is. They’re the developers behind World of Warcraft, Overwatch and Hearthstone; to name a few of their most popular games.
As computer games have become the new art form for the next generation (the video game trade is currently larger than the film box office and the recorded music business sectors combined), Blizzard hoped to make themselves the next Walt Disney Business, the feel-good residence of an unparalleled collection of extremely revered brands.
Traditionally, BlizzCon has been nothing except a full-scale lovefest between the company and its players. However that will not hold true this year. In what equals the video gaming generation’s political coming-of-age, Blizzard finds itself buffeted by a maelstrom of rage and contention after the company banned a professional Hearthstone gamer earlier on this month for supporting pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.
After a recent Hearthstone event, the winner made the mistake of talking about Hong Kong. He was immediately banned from playing the game for the next year and stripped of his prize money.
People are starting to become more aware of China’s influence.
Why does China have so much power in America? China IS the planned home of the globalists. That’s why there’s empty cities in the middle of nowhere waiting for the rich to move into them.