The president and design director left Blizzard and the ambitious

The president and design director left Blizzard and the ambitious survival simulator in the new universe was canceled

Structural changes in Microsoft’s video game division also have an impact on Blizzard Entertainment. Its president and co-founder will be leaving the company and development of an ambitious game has been canceled.

    Image source: Blizzard Entertainment

Image source: Blizzard Entertainment

It became known that Blizzard President Mike Ybarra, who has held this position since February 2022, decided to go Studio and Microsoft after working for them for more than 20 years. His successor will be announced next week.

portal The edge adds that co-founder and design director Allen Adham is leaving Blizzard along with Ibarra. The specialist plans to continue mentoring young designers across the industry.

    Concept art of the canceled game

Concept art of the canceled game

As for the cancellation of an ambitious game, it is an unannounced and unnamed survival simulator, the development of which Blizzard confirmed back in January 2022.

The promising project was in development for PC and unnamed consoles for almost seven years (since July 2017) and threatened to send players there “a completely unknown universe”.

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