After almost two decades at the company, one of Blizzard’s most famous employees is ready to innovate. On Tuesday, Jeff Kaplan, head of Overwatch, announced his retirement from the game. “It was truly a lifelong privilege to have the opportunity to create creations and heroes for such an audience,” Kaplan said. goodbye shared with Blizzard.
Kaplan’s successor is Aaron Keller, a long-time employee at Blizzard. After Overwatch, the two worked together on World of Warcraft. “Jeff has been a great leader, mentor and friend, and he knows how much we need him,” Keller said. “I’ve had the privilege of working with the entire Overwatch team for years to build something that continues to inspire people around the world, and I have the opportunity to take the flashlight forward.”
As you can imagine, Kaplan’s departure time is causing concern among the Overwatch team. The permit feels like it was in the limbo last year with a game changer in the first game less and less. Blizzard too I will not let you go Defects 2 in 2021. But according to Keller, the next development is “going well.” It is said that Blizzard will share frequent updates to the game “soon.”
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