The current director of Diablo III, Josh Mosqueira, has left Blizzard.
MOSQUEIRA is attached to Blizzard in 2011; his good work with the version for Diablo III consoles made him climb in 2013 to become the director of the game on all platforms, and that was his role in the company so far. Nor Mosqueira nor Blizzard have spoken too in depth on them reasons of the March, but is mentioned «other opportunities» and gives the feeling of that is has gone in good terms.
«Now that Diablo III is in a good position, Josh had the feeling that it was a good time to try their luck with other opportunities with minimal impact for the team», explained from Blizzard. «We will take care the role of director with someone from Blizzard or externally».
«Josh made many contributions during his time here, and us loved working with him.» We wish you the best and look forward to seeing your future work», top.
Mosqueira departure coincides with the appearance on the website of Blizzard’s offer of work for a project not announced; looking for ‘ a director with capabilities communicative extraordinary, experience proven in address creative, strong skills for the design of systems and a history stellar of launch of games triple to». This specific profile will be responsible for «carrying the Diablo series into the future».
At the beginning of the month of June, Jay Wilson, the first director of Diablo III, also abandoned Blizzard. «I am going to try luck with my first passion, it writing.» What were you doing when I fell on this work, and I’ve always wanted to come back,”then explained Wilson.