distance Warcraft 3: Reforged And somewhat welcoming disastrous, It seems that Blizzard I decided to Dismantle Team 1 Who took interest in developing the game, and carried out a general reorganization of its internal teams.
The recent overall acquisition of Vicarious Visions to Blizzard will also play a role, with the team responsible for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, as well as several other titles previously, which have now been moved to serve as the support For large caliber projects in Blizzard.
As Jason Schreyer reported in Bloomberg, the unsatisfactory results of Warcraft 3: Reforged prompted the company to break up the team, perhaps by distributing employees to other Blizzard sectors, but without using it any longer as a structural component and in any case also leading to different Layoffs.
Given that Team 1 also had to work on Diablo 2 Remake, this project also clearly struggled with some the changes In terms of organization, as evidenced by the report, Vicarious Visions now wants to work on the game, which is set to pay off alongside Diablo 4.
Project Warcraft 3: Reforged was plagued by many Problems Internal organization and communication, as well as negatives in managing project related funds. All of this led to the decision to close the first team which was taken in October 2020, with some of its developers incorporating into DreamHaven, the new team founded by Blizzard co-founder Mike Morheimy.