Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a video game developer and publisher. Read more

J. Allen Brack's photo - President of Blizzard Entertainment

President

J. Allen Brack

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

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EA is Blizzard Entertainment's top competitor. EA is a Public company that was founded in Redwood City, California in 1982. EA operates in the Gaming industry. EA has 6,300 more employees vs. Blizzard Entertainment.

Nintendo has been one of Blizzard Entertainment's top competitors. Nintendo is headquartered in Minami-ku, Kyōto Prefecture, and was founded in 1889. Nintendo is in the Gaming field. Nintendo generates 1,445% the revenue of Blizzard Entertainment.

Ubisoft is perceived as one of Blizzard Entertainment's biggest rivals. Ubisoft was founded in 1986 in Carentoir, Brittany. Ubisoft competes in the Toys & Games field. Ubisoft generates $1.4B more revenue than Blizzard Entertainment.

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Blizzard Entertainment Acquisitions

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Vicarious Visions

Jan 2021

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Vicarious Visions is a video game development studio that specializes in developing multiplayer online games.

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May 2005

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These are all the companies that Blizzard Entertainment has acquired. Blizzard Entertainment has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Vicarious Visions in Jan 2021. Vicarious Visions is a video game development studio that specializes in developing multiplayer online games.

Blizzard Entertainment Funding History

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Blizzard Entertainment Investments

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These are all the companies that Blizzard Entertainment has invested in. Blizzard Entertainment has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was Vicarious Visions in Jan 2021. Vicarious Visions is a video game development studio that specializes in developing multiplayer online games.

Blizzard Entertainment News

June 7, 2021Orange County Business Journal

Blizzard Pushes Back Fanfest Until 2022

While much of California will be reopening on June 15, Blizzard Entertainment in Irvine looked furthe... See more »
June 5, 2021Zephyr Net

Overwatch Update Nerfs Echo and Moira's Ultimate Charge, Buffs Reaper

Overwatch Overwatch Update Nerfs Echo / Photo courtesy by Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard released a ... See more »
June 3, 2021Hitech Wiki

release date, history, news, what to expect?

Diablo IV is Blizzard's next action-RPG and hack'n'slash video game. Announced at BlizzCon 2019, it's... See more »
June 1, 2021PC Gamer

Hearthstone is getting new Battlegrounds heroes and minions, and more Standard nerfs

The 20.4 patch, which also delivers The Wailing Caverns mini-set, goes live tomorrow.... See more »
June 1, 2021International Business Times

Leak Reveals Orisa's New Ability Ideal For Close Combat

Video game developer Blizzard Entertainment had recently said "Overwatch 2" will be adding changes to... See more »
May 28, 2021WCCFtech

Resurrected Alpha Mods Are No Longer Available Following a C&D From Blizzard

Two popular mods for the Diablo II: Resurrected alpha client are no longer available for download, as... See more »
May 27, 2021Geeky Gadgets

Blizzard cancels BlizzCon 2021

Sadly, BlizzCon won't return in 2021. Blizzard announced this on Wednesday as they feel that the coro... See more »

Blizzard Entertainment Press Releases

June 9, 2020Gamasutra

Overwatch League Announces Summer Showdown Tournament Beginning June 13, and Hero Pool Updates

'Summer Showdown' tournament starts this weekend.... See more »
June 4, 2020econotimes

Major patch is promised to overhaul 1v1 and Arranged Teams matchmaking

Some may be thinking that “Warcraft 3: Reforged” still has a long way to go before it becomes the gam... See more »
June 4, 2020econotimes

'Ethereal' rebirth zone will remind fans of Pandora from 'Avatar'

Blizzard Entertainment unveiled new images to give fans a better idea of how one of its zones, Ardenw... See more »
March 20, 2020Press Release Post

Up to 9% off world of warcraft classic gold for Arathi Basin Battleground launching Mar.26-Apr.7

Blizzard Entertainment has just added Arathi Basin Battleground to WOW Classic, which will go alive o... See more »
January 23, 2020centralcharts

Call of Duty League Unveils Initial Brand Sponsors Ahead of 2020 Season

The Call of Duty League today announced sponsorship deals with top brands for its inaugural season in... See more »
December 6, 2019Gamasutra

2019 Hearthstone Collegiate Championship Fall Finals To Be Held At The Fortress At Full Sail University

'Descent of Dragons'-based finals to be played next week in Florida.... See more »
November 8, 2019Business Wire

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Continues Investigating Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duties - ATVI

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $ATVI #activision--Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Continues Investiga... See more »

Blizzard Entertainment Videos

February 20, 2021Blizzard Entertainment Youtube Channel

"BlizzConline Day 1" on YOUTUBE

February 8, 2021Blizzard Entertainment Youtube Channel

"Blizzard 30th Anniversary | Welcome Home" on YOUTUBE

February 1, 2021Blizzard Entertainment Youtube Channel

"BlizzConline 2021 Pre-Show Welcome" on YOUTUBE

November 2, 2020Blizzard Entertainment Youtube Channel

"2020 Blizzard Fireside Chat" on YOUTUBE

April 24, 2020Blizzard Entertainment Youtube Channel

"Story Time with Chris Metzen: Snow Fight" on YOUTUBE

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Blizzard Entertainment Headquarters

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Irvine, California92618

949-955-1380

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Blizzard Entertainment Summary

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Overview

Blizzard Entertainment is a video game developer and publisher. Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991. Blizzard Entertainment's headquarters is located in Irvine, California, USA 92618. Blizzard Entertainment's latest acquisitions include Vicario...

CEO

Blizzard Entertainment's President, J. Allen Brack, currently has an approval rating of 78%. Blizzard Entertainment's primary competitors are EA, Nintendo & Ubisoft.

Frequently Asked Questions about Blizzard Entertainment

  1. When was Blizzard Entertainment founded?

    Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991
  2. Who is Blizzard Entertainment's CEO?

    Blizzard Entertainment's CEO is J. Allen Brack
  3. How much revenue does Blizzard Entertainment generate?

    Blizzard Entertainment generates $1.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Blizzard Entertainment have?

    Blizzard Entertainment has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Blizzard Entertainment's headquarters?

    Blizzard Entertainment's headquarters is in Irvine California, USA
  2. How many employees does Blizzard Entertainment have?

    Blizzard Entertainment has 4,700 employees
  3. What sector does Blizzard Entertainment operate in?

    Blizzard Entertainment is in Internet Software, Gaming
  4. Who are Blizzard Entertainment's competitors?

    Blizzard Entertainment's top competitors are EA, Nintendo, Ubisoft