Global video game franchise World of Warcraft is asking mainland China-based players to save gaming data in their own devices before it ends its partnership with NetEase in January. Photo: Reuters
Global video game franchise World of Warcraft is asking mainland China-based players to save gaming data in their own devices before it ends its partnership with NetEase in January. Photo: Reuters

Blizzard asks World of Warcraft players in China to download game data before its partnership with NetEase ends

  • The US studio says it is developing a function that will allow mainland users to save their World of Warcraft data on personal devices ahead of the game’s closure
  • Chinese gamers have reacted with disappointment as Blizzard Entertainment is set to end its 14-year partnership with Chinese gaming giant NetEase

Global video game franchise World of Warcraft is asking mainland China-based players to save gaming data in their own devices before it ends its partnership with NetEase in January. Photo: Reuters
Global video game franchise World of Warcraft is asking mainland China-based players to save gaming data in their own devices before it ends its partnership with NetEase in January. Photo: Reuters
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