Metzen Retired from blizzard in 2016, but took an “advisory” role in 2022 and is now returning to reality. Chris MetzenFormer Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development blizzardIt’s back battleshipAnd this time it has to stay. blizzard announced today that Metzen has taken on a “full-time role” as executive creative director of the universe battleship.
Metzen He had a long and distinguished career blizzardand was one of the company’s most visible figures, known for his work on such important game series battleship, Star craft y Diablo. He was the creative director at MMO World of Warcraft And in some of its popular extensions, including Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King y the cataclysmAnd multiplayer plays the same role in FPS Overwatch.
He announced his retirement from game development in 2016, the same year it was released Overwatch, said that he wants to dedicate time to his family. He eventually decided to try his hand at board game development with a project called 2021 Ouroboros: coil of serpentAnd in 2022 he drowned again battleship took on the role of “creative advisor” on its series battleship. Your new job looks like it will be a lot more hands on.
“We are happy to share it Chris Metzen has taken on a full-time role as executive creative director of its universe battleship“, advertisement blizzard on Twitter. “Right now, your main focus is supporting our leadership World of Warcraft In creating the next generation of adventure.
“Chris It was fundamental in the development of the foundation of the universe battleship, and we’re excited to have him rejoin our team for what’s to come. inside BlizzCon, he and the team will share what we are working on. We hope to see you there! Metzen He hinted at that revelation in his own tweet announcing his return. “It worked incredibly battleship Again,” he wrote. “Like coming home. The stories we’re developing right now, how the world will unfold in the next few years… Well, I can’t wait to see where we’re going.”
It has been amazing to work on Warcraft again. Like coming home. The stories we’re developing right now – how the world will unfold in the next few years… well, I can’t wait to see where we’re going.
Soon… 🙂 https://t.co/7hPIR8YEr0
— Chris Metzen (@ChrisMetzen) September 26, 2023
This is a significant comment: many players expect it blizzard Publish a new extension of World of Warcraft in BlizzCon. from how to pay In 2008, its expansion what a great Released at a rate of one every two years, the most recent, DragonflightComing in 2022. This makes 2024 the assumed target for the next expansion, which coincides with the potential release BlizzCon 2023 in November.
its return Metzen A battleship For change comes at a time blizzard. The last disadvantage of this Overwatch 2 Left fans are disgruntled and angry, while Diablo IV It had a big bump in its launch and is still struggling to find its way
blizzard Nor does he seem to have fully recovered from allegations of widespread discrimination and sexual harassment at the company, for which Metzen Apologized in 2021: He never publicly engaged in any misconduct, but said he and others were in leadership positions. Blizzard:
“They failed a lot of people when we needed them because we had the privilege of not noticing, not engaging, not creating the necessary spaces for colleagues who needed us as leaders.”
Through: PC gamer
Editor’s note: Undoubtedly, this is a good news for the aspirants blizzard Before” but we have to remember that time changes and of course its involvement Metzen It may not be like it was years ago. But, let’s be optimistic.