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Blizzard VP Isn't in Favor of the Company's Recent Free Speech Stance and Was ‘Shocked' by the Punishments

6 monthes ago   |   By PlayStation LifeStyle

Blizzard Entertainment's Vice President and Overwatch Director, Jeff Kaplan, has expressed his disapproval of President J. Allen Brack's handling of Ng Wai Chung's suspension after the Hearthstone player spoke out in favor of the Hong Kong protests.
Speaking to The Washington Post, Kaplan revealed that he was “shocked” by the harsh punishment that was meted out to Chung, and wants his suspension either eliminated or reduced further.
“I'm obviously a huge supporter of free speech; it's something that's very important to me,” Kaplan told the publication. “It got to me personally. I think the...
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Overwatch boss believes Blitzchung's suspension should be reduced even further or eliminated

Overwatch boss believes Blitzchung's suspension should be reduced even further or eliminated

6 monthes ago   |   By VG 247

Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan was “relieved” when the company reduced Chung ‘Blitzchung' Ng Wai's suspension and returned his prize money.
Speaking with the Wahington Post , Blizzard vice president and Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan said he believes the suspension should be reduced even further or eliminated entirely.
“I was relieved when they reduced his suspension,” Kaplan said. “And I think the suspension should be reduced more or eliminated. But that's just me.
“I'm obviously a huge supporter of free speech. It's something that's very important to me. It got to me personally. I think the...
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