Blizzard Entertainment will provide a new function to enable its users in mainland China to store their World of Warcraft game data on their own devices. Photo: Shutterstock
Blizzard Entertainment will provide a new function to enable its users in mainland China to store their World of Warcraft game data on their own devices. Photo: Shutterstock

US publisher Blizzard pushes ahead with suspension of games in China after NetEase rejects 6-month extension of partnership

  • NetEase says it rejected the offer because it was ‘unfair’ that Blizzard was negotiating with other companies for a three-year term at the same time
  • Operations of popular Blizzard games on the mainland, including World of Warcraft and Overwatch, will be suspended from January 23

Blizzard Entertainment will provide a new function to enable its users in mainland China to store their World of Warcraft game data on their own devices. Photo: Shutterstock
Blizzard Entertainment will provide a new function to enable its users in mainland China to store their World of Warcraft game data on their own devices. Photo: Shutterstock
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