Chris Metzen Has Officially Rejoined The Warcraft Leadership Team
Blizzard’s Warcraft IP is one of the biggest in the world. It has dominated the MMORPG, RTS and MOBA spaces for decades. One of the main men behind the game’s creative direction in the past was Chris Metzen. The company has announced that Chris Metzen has officially returned to the company. Interested fans can get their hands on World of Warcraft: Dragonflight today. It is the game’s latest expansion.
John Hight, General Manager of Warcraft, stated, “It is with great joy that I announce Chris Metzen has joined the Warcraft Leadership Team as Creative Advisor. Chris’ focus initially will be on World of Warcraft, then his work will expand tp other projects across this growing franchise.” In the release, Hight goes on to give some back story to Mr. Metzen’s character. He notes, “Chris was one of the original team members working on the Warcraft Universe back when it began in 1994…”
Chris Metzen is a video game designer, artist and fictional author whose work has garnered praise across the industry due to his influence on games such as World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft. Mr. Metzen left the company in 2016 to spend more time with his family, but has officially returned for a more advisory role.
World of Warcraft appears to be heading in the right direction, as the latest expansion was well-received. It is clear that the team is listening to fans and their feedback since the release of Shadowlands.
What are your thoughts on the current state of World of Warcraft? Have you enjoyed the Dragonflight expansion thus far? Do you consider it to be better than its predecessor? Are you excited for the return of Chris Metzen? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter and Facebook.