Through his Twitter account, Johnny Cash, World of Warcraft’s Chief Mission Designer, advertisement who leaves Blizzard, joining the string of resignations that the company has been having, and being the first heavyweight in the World Design area to resign from the company so far this year.
This was announced through his Twitter account:
It was the hardest decision I’ve ever made, but today was my last day at @Blizzard_Ent. I started as an intern 12 years ago and had so many wonderful experiences with SO many talented awesome humans. I’ll miss them all more than I can say.
Details on my next adventure Soon (TM). pic.twitter.com/rri2zWNEZt
– Johnny Cash 💙 (@QuestTheLine) January 7, 2022
“It was the hardest decision I have ever made, but today is my last day at Blizzard Entertainment. I started as an intern 12 years ago and I have had many wonderful experiences with many amazing and talented people. I’m going to miss you more than I can say. Details about my next adventure soon ”.
The company has been experiencing a massive exodus of talent after repeated complaints of abuse within the company, including severe cases of sexual harassment that led to the CEO’s resignation is requested Bobby Kotick last year.
In Cash’s case, the company loses a key element during a critical moment, as the veteran is responsible for some of the most critical systems in World Of Warcraft, including the pet battle system, artifacts, and has even gone so far as to influence. on world location and design philosophies, especially during the Warlords of Draenor, Legion, Battle for Azeroth, and Shadowlands expansions.
For now, no manager or CEO has said anything, but their peers have.
The announcement on Twitter was accompanied by numerous messages supporting his decision, including from former co-workers. However, none of the bosses has spoken about it, yet. There are also no details about his migration to another company, although Cash himself said he will reveal his next destination soon.
Thus, Cash joins the great exodus of Blizzard Entertainment, that in recent months, he has lost even one of the most important managers: Allen Brack, who was promptly replaced by Jen Oneal, who in turn resigned shortly after after salary problems and several complaints of harassment.