Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a developer and publisher of entertainment software. It specializes in gaming software and provides computer games such as World of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft.

Employee Rating

3.5
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyActivision Blizzard
HQIrvine, CA, US
Founded1991
Websiteblizzard.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Blizzard Entertainment

J. Allen Brack

J. Allen Brack

President
Allen Adham

Allen Adham

Co-Founder
Frank Pearce

Frank Pearce

Co-Founder
Michael Morhaime

Michael Morhaime

Co-Founder
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Blizzard Entertainment Office Locations

Blizzard Entertainment has an office in Irvine
Irvine, CA, US (HQ)
1 Blizzard Way
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Blizzard Entertainment Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1991
Blizzard Entertainment is a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment Operating Metrics

Oct, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Oct, 2017

Users (Overwatch)

20 m25 m30 m35 m
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Blizzard Entertainment Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Blizzard Entertainment Online and Social Media Presence

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Blizzard Entertainment Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    85/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    A

    83/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    88/100

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Blizzard Entertainment News and Updates

Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack steps down following company's sexual harassment lawsuit

Summary List PlacementBlizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack is stepping down, the company announced on Tuesday. Activision Blizzard, the maker of popular video games such as "Call of Duty" and "Warcraft," faces a lawsuit from the state of California on sexual harassment and discriminatio…

Activision Blizzard names Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra co-leaders of Blizzard Entertainment

Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday it has named Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra as co-leaders of Blizzard Entertainment, the unit responsible for developing popular videogames, including Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft. The news was announced by Activision Chief Operating Officer Daniel Alegre in a let…

How to change your Battle.net name on the Blizzard Entertainment gaming platform for free

Summary List PlacementBlizzard's Battle.net gaming service is a popular platform for purchasing and playing Blizzard's extensive library of games. Because it includes multiplayer gaming and social features like chats, you can choose a gamer tag – which Blizzard calls a BattleTag – so you can be fo…

Overwatch Composer Adam Burgess Charts a Path from Berklee to Blizzard Entertainment

The 2014 graduate breaks down some of the epic music heard by 50 million gamers worldwide, and shares career tips for aspiring game composers.read more

Blizzard Entertainment cuts punishment for gamer in Hong Kong protests row

U.S. games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of pro-democracy protests after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public.

Blizzard Entertainment cuts punishment for HK gamer in protests row

Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment that it dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports player for his public support of pro-democracy protests in the city, after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public.
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Blizzard Entertainment Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Blizzard Entertainment founded?

    Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991.

  • Who are Blizzard Entertainment key executives?

    Blizzard Entertainment's key executives are J. Allen Brack, Allen Adham and Frank Pearce.

  • How many employees does Blizzard Entertainment have?

    Blizzard Entertainment has 5,167 employees.

  • Who are Blizzard Entertainment competitors?

    Competitors of Blizzard Entertainment include Wargaming, Ubisoft and Electronic Arts.

  • Where is Blizzard Entertainment headquarters?

    Blizzard Entertainment headquarters is located at 1 Blizzard Way, Irvine.

  • Where are Blizzard Entertainment offices?

    Blizzard Entertainment has an office in Irvine.

  • How many offices does Blizzard Entertainment have?

    Blizzard Entertainment has 1 office.