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Blizzard, a Gaming Company, Stirs a Backlash for Penalizing Hong Kong Player

Oct 09, 2019 - The New York Times

The company suspended the gamer and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong.

The company suspended the gamer and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong.

HONG KONG — Activision Blizzard became the latest American company to find itself caught between its business interests in China and the values of its core customers after it suspended an e-sports player who voiced s...