It rains in the wet indoors Activision Blizzard, still internally shaken by the series of events linked to the scandal which since last July have questioned the integrity of the company. Yesterday, Blizzard released a new post on his official blog announcing the cancellation of the next BlizzCon, the fair dedicated to the latest news on World of Warcraft, Diablo IV and Overwatch scheduled for 2022.

“Every BlizzCon needs each of us to happen, an effort by the entire company, motivated by the desire to share what we create with the community. At the moment, we feel that this energy would be best used if redirected to our teams and the development of our games. "

Last year, Blizzard opted for a format event digital only, to reduce the risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. A hybrid event was planned for 2022, with the possibility of to host a fraction of its audience inside the structure. However, with the cancellation of the next edition, Blizzard has specified that will rework the structure of its fair.

“Regardless of how the event will be structured in the future, we want to assure you that it will be as safe, welcoming and inclusive as possible. We will engage in continued communication with our players, and we see BlizzCon playing a big role from here on out. "