Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming

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Last night, Blizzard announced plans to scale down Heroes of the Storm, moving its developers to other games and putting an end to its Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) esports league. The news came as a shock to hundreds of Heroes of the Storm players and broadcasters, many

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I can understand why Blizzard wants to cut costs on its least successful game, but its lack of communication with p…
Shameful? I don’t think so. But esports players do need to unionise because that industry is a bloody mess.
All this cut costs are a little lame. Hots was never an eSports game. MOBA #esports scene is dominated by LoL. And…
Everybody fucking UNIONIZE.
I hope Activision investigated outsourcing the game to a different passionate studio. It is unfair to cut of passio…
i really loved Heroes of the Storm as the only MOBA game that actually felt like the devs were communicating about…
What entitled gamers, expecting Blizzard to continue when a game isn't doing well. They should stop whining like ma…
Lmao gamers rise up and UnIoNiZe
That is the way Blizzard operates from now on.... it's sad to see where they're going.
@Migada767
Jason Schreier on 2018, "Unionize!". He's not wrong though.
Here's a feigned interest in your safety, whilst I throw in an avidly political statement that undermines the appar…
Blizzard abruptly kills Heroes Of The Storm esports, leaving players and casters fuming:
ActiBlizz merger ended up ruining Blizzard in the end tbh
this is why fgc tries to remain grassroots. company-pushed esports can end at any moment
O jogo nem saiu do Early Access e já foi abandonado pela Blizzard
This is exactly why esports is not asports, but a marketingtool for game publishers.
Cuando una compañía mata a su comunidad. Y no me refiero a EA. Se llama Blizzard.
Finally *rolls eyes*
wtf blizzard wat doe je
I don't play the game but even so this is such a terrible way to treat players. Particularly esports players who ar…
J'avais bcp d'amour pour ce HotS, Bye-Bye. Cet article montre surtout comment construire une carrière dans le mili…
I genuinely didn't understand the level of impact this would have. It's a good barometer for just how far this indu…
Worrying and sad...
@Blizzard_Ent has been dropping the ball lately and treating its fans and supporters like fucking shit.
Blizzard abruptly kills Heroes Of The Storm eSports, leaving players and casters fuming:
It's fitting that the company that popularized loot boxes in full priced games is being forced to cut costals and m…
great example of how esports are radically different than physical sports - the developer can just kill it at any p…
Finally caught up on this and it's a bit heartbreaking. I sympathize with all of the players, casters, and organize…
Imagine as a player for a competitive game and the company promoting it for long term and making it seem like your…
Something I hadn’t considered about today’s Heroes of the Storm news. 100s of streamers who received a base salary…
Wow I don't know what's wrong with blizzard recently but it feels like they really really need a new PR person caus…
Well that was.... sudden. Blizzard really feels off these days.
Jesus Christ this is bad, and another example of how intermingled and complex the labour situations are around the…
Det är dags att ta e-sport seriöst! Det är dags för e-sport att bli en olympisk gren! Also e-sport. Säga upp 200+…
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
Lessons from this: @Blizzard_Ent doesn't care about its esport ecosystem beyond its utilit…
Blizzard fires hundreds of people with no warning.
Here's the other side of the HotS announcement: the killing of the eSports scene with no warning.
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming <— What?! o.Ô
A Blizzard nem csak magát kezdi el kinyírni, hanem a HotS-ot is rántja magával. Fantasztikus munka #GG #blizzard
Hey, Blizzard's management has felt insane since Morhane left & despite what my therapist says, its not just in my…
1/ Video-On-Demand (Netflix) and eSports companies (Blizzard specifically) started using the "lean thinking method"…
Players and broadcasters hurt in the wallet. "Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm"
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming
@PlastyQueen #FeelsBadMan
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Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming
Blizzard just snapped an esports league out of existence, abruptly leaving many pro players and broadcasters out of…
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming ༄…
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
Let me grab my popcorn and 3D glasses. If this is anything like that mobile port announcement there's gonna be a *n…
workers EVERYWHERE need to unionize, jesus christ
@PowerOtaku Resumindo mais ou menos, a Blizzard anunciou que matou os campeonatos do jogo,…
@PowerRangerTalk @TokuChris Look at recent examples in gaming: - Blizzard not listened to fans regarding WoW chan…
RIP HotS. A subtle reminder that staking your career on playing/casting games is a highly risky bet. via @kotaku
Unionize... (looks at notes)... Gamers??? via @kotaku
Some don't realize, Blizzard was paying salary to players here. Imagine if your employer goes dark on communication…
I have a feeling their lives would have been wasted regardless of what they had chosen. via @kotaku
#Esports is in a consolidation phase. Probably necessary for the industry long-term but will hurt those caught unaw…
@FlorImAW @PotatoMcWhiskey
Why don't we give them some more money to alienate us, the playerbase? //sarcasm off// Blizzard Abruptly Kills He…
One of the reasons why it's a risk to have esports in events like the Olympics, etc. Because you need to make sure…
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes ofnthe Storm—Leaving Players And Casters Fuming #badnews…
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
I really haven't liked how things have been going the past few months for Blizzard, this takes the cake :/ Feel bad…
I feel bad for them. All that hard work for nothing, with no notice. It will be hard for Blizzard to gain back the…
Blizzard what!?
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming #heroesofthestorm #blizzard
Blizzard Abruptly Kills <i>Heroes of the Storm </i>Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
Kotaku: #Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm #Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming. via @GoogleNews
En otras noticias, mataron el MOBA que más jugué en su momento. Y así, de la nada. Bum.
FUMING Might work their way up to LIVID by Monday.
хорошо-то как
Blizzard peeps: "Hey the shit about @diablo immortal is dying down and people have moved on to blowing up @Fallout…
Well... guess i need to uninstall this from my computer... lol
@Blizzard_Ent Don't let them make you feel bad you made the right call. Get back on your game and knock the next…
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Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming #humor
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Blizzard Abruptly Kills <i>Heroes of the Storm </i>Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
Blizzard Abruptly Kills <i>Heroes of the Storm </i>Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming via @kotaku
It's time to face the fact that @Blizzard_Ent is dead. At least what we knew and love. How can you have so many com…
I understand people angry about the Blog Post but imagine if they had done this from the Blizzcon stage.
Le début de la fin pour la scène Esport #HOTS 😰
This is why blizz esports suck. A games esports community should never be entirely dependent on the dev.
Bad call I would say!!! Blizzard Abruptly Kills <i>Heroes of the Storm </i>Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fum…
Really @Blizzard_Ent this is how you work now? Worst mistake you ever made was selling out to @ATVI_AB to make a fe…
Blizzard abruptly kills Heroes of the Storm esports, leaving players and casters fuming #Hots via @kotaku
It's almost like consumer products are not actually sports but... consumer products designed for profit! This was c…
This is just a preview for what's coming. If you've made a career out of being a content creator, have a contingen…
Dang this sucks. I feel so bad for the people that made this their job and finding out without notice.
Turns out @Activision @Blizzard_Ent let their entire Esports division, players, commentators, coaches, teams, produ…
#Blizzard marketing
Blizzard Abruptly Kills Heroes of the Storm Esports, Leaving Players And Casters Fuming
Aww Boo Hoo... people have to get real jobs...

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