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> South Korea, where Blizzard derives a significant amount of their worth from

> that's a far bigger issue for Blizzard than a handful of angry American players

In fact Activision Blizzard only has 12% of revenue from Asia-Pacific [0][1]. The vast majority is from the Americas and EMEA [2]. The west should have a bigger say on Activision Blizzard's business, not China or South Korea.

[0] https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/df2ke8/the_asi...

[1] https://www.reddit.com/r/Blizzard/comments/df8tmr/the_entire...

[2] https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/dfezlv/activis...

Additional info: For those wondering why Activision Blizzard kowtows to China while having a small revenue base there, tweets by Mark Kern (team lead of World of Warcraft and former Blizzard employee) may offer an answer.


The whole thread is a gem. Boils down to bribes and subsidies. He's taking a huge risk by making it public.

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