Blizzard Kowtows to China

Note: Since writing this story, Blizzard has officially responded to the issue. ExLudico’s response to the response has been added below.

In an interview with Taiwanese casters Virtual and Mr. Yee last weekend, the Chinese professional Hearthstone player Blitzchung offered a message of solidarity with the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Speaking in Mandarin, the de jure official language of the People’s Republic of China and an official language of Taiwan (but not Hong Kong), Blitzchung called for “liberation” and underscores his support for protesters.

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