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Blizzard cancels this year’s BlizzCon, online event likely early next year

Blizzard has officially cancelled this year’s BlizzCon live event, citing “health and safety considerations” relating to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

BlizzCon executive producer Saralyn Smith had initially highlighted the uncertainties surrounding this year’s show in a blog post written last month, explaining that Blizzard was “considering a range of scenarios and possibilities”, but that “it might be a few months before we know for certain if or how we’ll proceed”.

In a follow-up post earlier today, however, Smith announced, rather sooner than expected, that Blizzard had taken the “very difficult decision” to cancel this year’s BlizzCon.

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