Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra will join Blizzard Entertainment as Executive Vice President and General Manager next month.
North American esports organization Misfits Gaming has hired former InCrowd CCO Matt Bailey as its Senior Director of Sponsorship and Sales.
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment has hired Ryan Garfat and Alex Rubens to lead operations for its esports front office.
Harold Ryan, former CEO of Bungie, has unveiled studio parent company and incubator ProbablyMonsters, which currently has two independent subsidiaries.
Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies lead designer Raph Koster has founded a new studio, Playable Worlds, with $2.7 million in seed funding.
PlayStation Worldwide Studios announced via Twitter that studio head Shawn Layden is departing from the company after 32 years of service.
Esports organization Dignitas has secured $30 million in Series A funding and founded a new partent company, New Meta Entertainment.