Blizzard Entertainment cofounder Frank Pearce leaves studio
What you need to know
- Blizzard Entertainment's Frank Pearce is leaving the company.
- He's been at the studio for almost three decades.
- Blizzard has made an undeniable impact on the gaming industry.
- He wants to focus on his personal life it seems.
Almost three decades ago, Frank Pearce, along with his friends, founded Blizzard Entertainment. The studio has had a massive impact on the gaming industry because the team has produced titles like Diablo, Overwatch, and Starcraft. Recently, cofounder Mike Morhaime announced that he was leaving Blizzard. Today, Pearce did the same.
Pearce said the following on the studio's website. He discussed what he wanted to do next.
Blizzard's president J. Allen Brack added the following to Pearce's post.
We wish Pearce the best of luck in the future. It seems like he's going to focus on his personal life instead of accepting another role in the gaming industry. However, only time will tell if he decides to take on another project.
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