While the company had 47 million active users in 2017, the previous quarter’s numbers were 26 million.
data related to Number of players active in games from blizzardhandjob Point to the massive lack of gamers consuming products like Overwatch and World of Warcraft over the past quarter. While the company had 47 million active users in 2017. Only 26 million users remained active in the second quarter of 2021 in the accounts of the company.
chart, posted on reddit, it was revealed during the financial results conference Made by Blizzard. as you can see in image below, number of active users Started showing decline in early 2018. With the onset of the pandemic, in the year 2020, Search for games has increased dramatically, but the global situation has not changed the number of players in the most popular games of the developer, on the contrary, at the end of 2020, the number began to show a sharp decline, Ending now in 2021.
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The situation appears to be a growing wave of dissatisfaction with the company’s game, which Overwatch 2 doesn’t seem to change even with ads. hey The recent sexual harassment scandal and inadequate working conditions have contributed to the growing sense of dissatisfaction. As the charts released recently, Blizzard’s current complex moment Strong sexual harassment allegations Committed by the company’s developers, Not yet reflected in the numbers..
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So it would be no surprise if, after all the scandals, Including an extremely problematic reference to Bill Cosby, the company’s active player numbers continue to decline. Furthermore, the chart scores some of the company’s releases and shows how the latest WoW release didn’t help the number of active players during the last quarter of the year.
It should come as no surprise that the number of active players in Blizzard games continues to decline after the sexual harassment scandals.
Recent allegations against the company, led Blizzard President Jay Allen Brack will resign. Although the official speech reports the discovery of new opportunities and does not mention scandals, Brack is one of the people involved in the lawsuit against the company.. In addition to them, former World of Warcraft creative director Alex Afrasiabi was accused of harassing employees and supporting the company creating an environment of harassment.
Despite all the problems, Blizzard continues as if nothing is happening. But Statistics show that things are not going well for the companyThe gaming sector continues to show declines, including several ETFs (investment funds) that hold shares in companies. An example of this is HERO, which is most popular with small investors because it is economical., which has been falling since July, possibly as a reflection of the company’s allegations and stance.
Shares continue to fall (Credits: Google Finance/Reproduction)