Blizzard lost a big sponsor after the Hong Kong outcry: Mitsubishi

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Blizzard lost the trust of its fans, and some money too

By Nick Statt@nickstatt Oct 29, 2019, 8:42pm EDT

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Mitsubishi decided to pull sponsorships of Blizzard e-sports events after the company banned Wai Chung for voicing support for the Hong Kong protesters in a televised post-game interview earlier this month. Reddit users first noticed the disappearance of the Mitsubishi logo during a recent Asia Pacific Hearthstone tournament, and the company confirmed its decision to pull its sponsorship to The Daily Beast. Mitsubishi Motors Taiwan will no longer support Blizzard e-sports events

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Source: The Everge

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/29/20939236/blizzard-china-hong-kong-protests-mitsubishi-hearthstone-ban-sponsorship-pulled

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