From Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer to World of Warcraft Principal Game Designer: it's not uncommon for developers on the Blizzard team to bounce between games and positions, but David Kim seems to be the jack-of-all-trades among the devs. Kim's move to the WoW team was probably due to the crunch just before the Shadowlands expansion, which as we know had to be postponed and will now be released on November 25, 2020.
WoW: Lead System Designer David Kim moves from Diablo 4 to the WoW team (2) Source: linkedin
This is not the first time the WoW team has pulled developers from Diablo to change Blizzard's MMORPG. Back in early 2016, John Yang and Don Vu were integrated into the WoW team from Diablo. The influence of the two was directly visible: WoW (buy now €14.99 )Legion delivered an entire expansion with Legendrays, the world quest system was adopted from Bounty, the Great Nephale Portal system was transferred to Mythic-Plus, and the random factor has played an increasingly important role in WoW in recent years. So the diablofication of WoW seems to continue. We are curious to see which Diablo features will find their way into the Shadowlands.
Source: linkedinSupportbuffed - it only takes a minute. Thank you!
All readers get free daily news, articles, guides, videos and podcasts about World of Warcraft, Pokémon Go and other favorite games. Up until now, we've funded this site through advertising and kept it as free of paid articles as possible, but since COVID-19, that's become increasingly difficult. Many companies are cutting or eliminating their advertising budgets for 2020. Budgets that we unfortunately have to rely on if we want to continue to offer buffed in the usual free form in the future.
That's why we're turning to you now. You can support us as buffed supporters so that we can continue to offer our content free of charge in the usual form without introducing a paywall or publishing misleading news. Every contribution, big or small, is valuable. Support buffed - it only takes a minute.Support now
We thank you in advance. Also read these interesting stories 0
WoW TBC Classic: SSC and/or TK? Warcraftlogs poll about phase 2 raidsOn Warcraftlogs you can currently have your say on how exactly the World First race in TBC Classic Phase 2 should be rated. 3
WoW: No content drought after all? Hints for patch 9.1.5 discoveredIs WoW facing a content drought in the coming months? The finding of some dataminers gives hope for patch 9.1.5. 2
Blizzard loses game director and lead designer for Diablo 4The Diablo 4 team loses its game director and lead designer in one fell swoop. 00:44WoW
Shadowlands: Bastion from above - Trailer introduces new zone. World of Warcraft from€14.99 From Sebastian Glanzer
Absolute Blizzard fanboy. Haters gonna hate Is something missing in the article? to the home page to the gallery The links marked with * are affiliate links. Affiliate links are not ads, as we are independent in our research and selection of featured products. For product sales we receive a small commission, which we use to partially finance the free content of the website. 9