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News Clickbait Mike Ybarra's new job. Blizzard Entertainment?

Jigsaah

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Clickbaity as fock...don't care. Apparently Mike Ybarra is joining Blizzard Entertainment! Let's hope he brings some good ol' Xbox good will to the company. Executive Vice President and General Manager.


Looks like he's excited. I hope everything goes well.
 

The Alien

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Oh no!!! What shitty timing. If I have my Twitter dates right, Mike's got his work cut out for him:
  • October 9th...Mike tweets leaving Xbox (though I am sure a deal was in place a few days earlier).
  • October 10th....Blizzard releases statement punishing Hearthstone player who supported Hong Kong protest. Blizzard further expresses support for their almighty China overlords and drops to their knees forming the letter "O".
Anyways....I always liked Mike at XBox.
He seemed genuinely nice.
Best of luck.
 

Jigsaah

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He was recently modded at RDX podcast because people kept making fake accounts and going in as if they were him. It'll be nice to see some insight from him if he has some freedom to speak about some things going on during his tenure at Xbox.
 

DigitalScrap

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It'll be nice to see some insight from him if he has some freedom to speak about some things going on during his tenure at Xbox.

You likely won’t see anything like that until he has retired or left the industry I’d think (if ever).
 

angelic

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Truly it must be tough to be paid in 7 figures to have an office near the engineers that actually make games.
 
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