It seems that Bungie has reclaimed its Destiny.
Update: New teams in Atlanta and Guangzhou have been confirmed by Overwatch League.
This article is an opinion. Valve has decided to essentially allow all content on Steam. It's going to permit everything onto the store except what they decide is illegal or outright trolling. This is troubling for any number of reasons, many of which are obvious: games promoting hate, bigotry, and the moral delinquency that is slowly but surely eating away at western civilization will start to appear. Valve has previously removed these games, and rightly so, but now it's apparently too much of a challenge for them. This is a joke, and Blizzard should move in for the kill.
I've sort of given up on Diablo 4 any time soon.
Battle.net has had some tumultuous times over its existence. This November 30 Battle.net will turn 21, and like any service that old it's evolved and grown with the times. It started as basically a chat bot and matchmaking system and has changed over time as the industry changed. To be fair, some of those changes were in response to it, or could even be said to be in mimicry of it -- lots of companies over the years have taken the basic idea of Battle.net and run with it.
If you've ever wondered how many people are playing Hearthstone (I haven't, so I just assume 'all of them') you'll be interested in the news that Activision Blizzard has announced over 50 million 'registered players' for its strategy card game.
Back in October, Activision Blizzard created a new division — the Media Networks division — dedicated to eSports.
During a weekend full of announcements and hype from Blizzard's yearly BlizzCon, Activision Blizzard announced that they're opening a television and film studio.
Activision Blizzard previously was split into only two game divisions: Activision and Blizzard.
Despite subscription losses for World of Warcraft last quarter, Activision Blizzard is doing well — well enough that it's become the second gaming company to join the S&P 500.