A mobile version of video game Call of Duty has been downloaded more than 100 million times in its first week.
However, a boycott aimed at the game’s publisher, Activision Blizzard, has been launched after Blizzard placed a 12-month ban on a Hearthstone gamer who staged an online protest over the political crisis in Hong Kong.
The hashtag #Blizzardboycott is now trending on Twitter.
Boycotters included Mark Kern, a developer who has worked for Blizzard.
“It’s done,” tweeted Mr Kern, with a screenshot suggesting he had just cancelled his subscription to World of Warcraft.
“Unless/until they completely reverse their stance on this issue (which, unfortunately, doesn’t seem likely) they will get no more money from me,” wrote one Reddit user in a long thread about the boycott.
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