The future of Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Entertainment of MOBA which brings together heroes from Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft excessively, He begins to look gloomy. President Blizzard Jay Allen Breck and chief development officer Ray Gresko said today that the company is moving development resources away Heroes of the Storm And put them developers on other projects.
In a statement released today, Breck and Gresko called the move to expand development Heroes of the Storm "A tough decision" that will affect the future of the game.
"Over the past few years, the work of evaluating our development processes and making difficult decisions has led to new games and other products that we are proud of," Blizzard said. "We now have more live games and projects without warning than at any point in the history of the company.We are also at the stage where we need to take some of our talented developers to bring their skills to other projects. Heroes of the Storm And we are happy to see the passion, knowledge and experience they will bring to these projects. This is not the first time we have to make such difficult decisions. Games like Diablo II, World of Warcraft /, StarCraft II, excessively, And would not have existed if we had not made similar decisions in the past. "
Blizzard said he intended to continue supporting Heroes of the Storm With new heroes and special events, "although the pace will change."
"In the end, we're setting the game for long-term sustainability," Blizzard said.
The company also cancels its two sporting events Heroes of the Storm, The championship focused Heroes Championship and the college level level heroes series.
"[A]If you look at all our priorities and options in light of the change with the game, the global championship heroes heroes of the dormitories will not return in 2019, "said Blizzard." It was another very difficult decision to make. The love that the community has for these programs is felt very much by everyone who works on them, but in the end we feel that this is the right decision as opposed to moving ahead in a way that does not meet the standards that players and fans deserve. "
On Heroes of the Storm The sports site, the team thanked the fans and the players, resonates much of what Barak and Gersko said.
"It was an incredible journey for the HGC, and we are eternally grateful to anyone who touched the program," said the Team Heroes team. "It was a tough decision for all of us but we agree it is the right decision in light of the change with our game and our desire to only provide the best competitive experiences with all our plans and esports."
Heroes of the Storm Launched in 2015. The game was born out of habit StarCraft 2 A well-known map Blizzard Dutta Designed to display the real-time modding tools of modding. Blizzard later named MOBA L. Blizzard All-Stars Before settlement Heroes of the Storm. While the game did not find a wide audience on the worth of many of its other games, Blizzard cultivated a smaller player base, but keen for Heroes of the Storm, And recently began to get strange and strange with its world-wide Mova.