Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard Entertainment label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers of computer games. By focusing on creating well-designed, highly enjoyable entertainment experiences, Blizzard Entertainment has maintained an unparalleled reputation for quality since its inception.

Employee Rating

3.9
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyActivision Blizzard
HQIrvine, US
Founded1991
Websiteblizzard.com
Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Irvine, US

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Key People/Management at Blizzard Entertainment

Allen Adham

Allen Adham

Co-Founder
Paul Sams

Paul Sams

COO
Frank Pearce

Frank Pearce

Co-Founder and Senior Vice President
Michael Morhaime

Michael Morhaime

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President
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Blizzard Entertainment Office Locations

Blizzard Entertainment has an office in Irvine
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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Blizzard Entertainment News and Updates

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.

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, to be honored at Gamelab Barcelona

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, will receive the 2019 Honor Award at the Gamelab Barcelona event in Spain.

Blizzard Entertainment President Interview On Priorities, WoW: Classic And Diablo

J. Allen Brack says the company has more in development than it ever has before.

NetEase and Blizzard Entertainment Co-developing Diablo Immortal(TM)

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading internet and online game services providers, announced a collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment to co-develop the next game in the storied Diablo® franchise, Diablo Immortal™, a mobile...

Blizzard Entertainment cofounder Mike Morhaime steps down

Blizzard Entertainment president and cofounder Mike Morhaime is no longer leading the gaming company he helped start in the 1990s. J. Allen Brack, the executive producer of World of Warcraft and longtime Blizzard employee, is taking over as president. Morhaime will continue to serve as an adviser, a…

LÍLLÉbaby Teams With Blizzard Entertainment To Launch New Cute But Deadly Murloc Print Inspired By World of Warcraft®

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LÍLLÉbaby and Blizzard Entertainment, the premiere game developer and publisher of internationally renowned entertainment experiences, such as World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone®, and Overwatch®, have partnered to launch a new pattern inspired by ...
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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 Allen Adham, Paul Sams and Frank Pearce.

  • Who are Blizzard Entertainment competitors?

    Competitors of Blizzard Entertainment include Wargaming, Twitch and Niantic.

  • Where are Blizzard Entertainment offices?

    Blizzard Entertainment has an office in Irvine.

  • How many offices does Blizzard Entertainment have?

    Blizzard Entertainment has 1 office.