After 19 years in the company, Supervision Director Jeff Kalpan left Blizzard.
Blizzard today announced Kaplan’s departure.Founding members of Overwatch The team’s Aaron Keller (Aaron Keller) will be the new director of the game.
Blizzard said: “Aaron has always been an important part of the Overwatch team and a key driving force in creating the vision of the game.” “As an original member of the team, he helped create Overwatch, as Blizzard’s 18-year veteran. Soldier, he worked side by side with Jeff for a long time, not only in the construction of “Overwatch”, but also in the past “World Overwatch” have been helped. The same goes for Warcraft.”
Keller said in an official statement: “Jeff has always been a great leader, mentor and friend, and he knows how much we will miss him.” “For many years, I have been very lucky to be with him and other members of the Overwatch team. Working together to create something that continues to inspire people all over the world, I am honored to carry the torch forward.”
Keller continued to praise the “Overwatch” team and assured fans that it is still in good shape, and the development of “Overwatch 2” is “continuing to maintain a good pace.”
Keller said: “We are implementing an extraordinary vision, and we are thrilled by the reaction of many people to the updates we shared on BlizzConline. We plan to launch more exciting news this year and beyond.” “We will be very excited. Hurry up and share with you more frequent updates on the progress of Overwatch 2 and new features in the real-time game.”
Kaplan added a personal note, calling his 19 years at Blizzard “surprising.”
Kaplan said: “It is a lifetime honor to have the opportunity to create a world and heroes for such an enthusiastic audience.” “I want to express my deep appreciation to everyone who supports our game, our game team and our players in Blizzard. Thanks. However, I would like to give special thanks to the outstanding game developers who shared the creative process with me.
“Never accept this world. Always dare to see what it might be. I hope you do the same.”
Kaplan’s untouched his future plans.
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