Just recently, Blizzard president Mike Ybarra shared the famous publisher’s year-end summary report, and shared that 2022 is a great year for Blizzard through remarkable statistics. amazing. Specifically, gamers have spent a total of 12 billion hours playing on Blizzard’s games over the past year – a record high number and surprising many people. But if you look back, it is easy to understand, when 2022 is a year that Blizzard has been too successful with names like Overwatch 2 and especially Diablo Immortal.
However, more notable is the change in Blizzard’s personnel structure. Mike Ybarra noted that the development team for their new survival game project has been scaled up, doubling the existing staff. It is known that the project he mentioned will be a completely new series, the first time since Blizzard made the Overwatch series and the project will be led by Dan Hay – who is famous for producing. Launch of Ubisoft’s popular Far Cry franchise.
At the moment, very little is known about this game, except for the catchy introduction: “A game where gamers will meet never-before-seen heroes, untold stories. and completely new adventures.” Even the name of the project has not been revealed and perhaps, it will be a long time before this project is released to players. But with the determination of Mike Ybarra and the level of investment of Blizzard, this will certainly be a name worth waiting for.
In addition, Mike Ybarra also shared that Blizzard will soon bring back the BlizzCon event after this popular game event has been interrupted for the past few years.