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Blizzard Albany, formerly known as Vicarious Visions, is a team under Blizzard Entertainment located in Albany, New York.

History

It began working with Blizzard in 2019, starting with work on Battle.net integration.[1] In 2020, alongside Team 3, it began work on Diablo II: Resurrected, taking over from Team 1.

Vicarious Visions was moved over from Activision to Blizzard in early 2021 and will focus entirely on Blizzard's franchises.[2][3] They were merged with Blizzard on 12 April 2022 and renamed to Blizzard Albany and would be fully dedicated to Blizzard games.[4]

References

 
  1. ^ BlizzConline 2021 - Diablo II: Resurrected Deep Dive. Blizzard Entertainment via YouTube (2021-02-20). Retrieved on 2021-04-09.
  2. ^ Blizzard Absorbs Activision Studio After Dismantling Classic Games Team. Bloomberg (2021-01-23). Retrieved on 2021-04-09.
  3. ^ Vicarious Visions merged into Blizzard. Gameindustry.biz (2021-01-22). Retrieved on 2021-04-09.
  4. ^ Vicarious Visions on Twitter: "We've officially merged with Blizzard Entertainment. Our development team will remain in Albany, NY and fully dedicated to Blizzard games."

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