Gods Unchained Goes Viral After Blizzard Bans Top Player For Saying “Liberate Hong Kong”

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Gods Unchained, a blockchain based Hearthstone like game, saw its servers “hugged to death” as the game went viral after offering to pay all lost winnings of a top player who has been banned by Hearthstone’s owner, Blizzard, for saying during a livestreamed broadcast: “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our time.” “While we stand by one’s right to express individual thoughts and opinions,” Blizzard said, “players and other participants that elect to participate in our esports competitions must abide by the official competition rules.” That’s after Chung Ng Wai, known as Blitzchung, was immediately removed from the Grandmaster tournament and will receive no prize winnings. In adddition he was banned for 12 months from Hearthstone esports for “engaging” in an act that “in Blizzard’s sole discretion” brings into “public disrepute, offends a portion or group of the public or otherwise damages” Blizzard’s image, with it unclear just which one was…

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