Started by Crasger, April 18, 2014, 11:40:57 am
Quote from: winkioI do not speak to bricks, either as individuals or in wall form.
Quote from: Barney StinsonWhen I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead. True story.
Quote from: Blizzard on April 18, 2014, 12:15:00 pm Huge companies cannot micromanage every single customer. If one person doesn't like their product, there isn't much they can do. People are often biased and/or have unrealistic demands so they can't just listen to everything people say.The last problem might be that the focus is too much on increasing profits. Of course a company has to grow, but if growth and profit is put above quality, then things start to fall apart at some point. A company can only milk that much money from the customers before they piss them off.
Quote from: WhiteRose on April 18, 2014, 10:38:00 pmIt's impressive to see this from such a massive company, and I think it sets a good example that many other companies, such as EA, as well as companies outside of gaming, could follow.
Quote from: Blizzard on April 19, 2014, 06:26:15 amthe nicest people are usually not the most assertive ones.
Quote from: Blizzard on April 19, 2014, 03:49:32 am@Rose: It was more forced than voluntary. As far as I know, Blizzard was almost going to go bankrupt. They only thing they could do was pimp up Diablo 3 properly so they don't go out of business. Actually, they might still be on shaky legs.
Quote from: Blizzard on April 19, 2014, 07:08:13 amI remember only people telling me about that so it's not accurate or dependable information. But I think I'll google around a bit since now I wanna know myself for sure.If they are in serious trouble, that might not be a result of cumulative failures, but it could be one major investment (e.g. Diablo 3) that simply caused a lot of financial damage. In any case, I'll google around.
Quote from: WhiteRose on April 19, 2014, 07:03:48 amat least on the entertainment side of things.
Quote from: last linkAccording to the Financial Times, Activision Blizzard could be facing some serious financial problems in the future due to upcoming decisions being made by their majority owner, Vivendi.