Thursday, April 21, 2011

News on Blizzard succumbing to Korean eSport industry

See here (Korean).

It looks like Blizzard is changing its strategy in dealing with the Korean eSports market.
A couple of weeks ago, a news said Gretech (an exclusive licensee of StarCraft II rights in Korea) returned a portion of the licensed rights back to Blizzard. The returned portion relates to the right to bring lawsuits in Korea.

Today, a news was released (though it needs be verified by other sources) that Blizzard is seeking arbitration and mediation with Korean eSports association (KeSPA).

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