Compare Blizzard Entertainment vs ArenaNet BETA

See how working at Blizzard Entertainment vs. ArenaNet compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Blizzard Entertainment vs. ArenaNet. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Blizzard Entertainment

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ArenaNet

Employee Ratings

  • Blizzard Entertainment scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • ArenaNet scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 822 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 99 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.6
ArenaNet employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Blizzard Entertainment employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
ArenaNet employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Blizzard Entertainment employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.4
ArenaNet employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Blizzard Entertainment employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Blizzard Entertainment Ceo J. Allen Brack
59%
59%J. Allen Brack
CEO Approval
ArenaNet Ceo Mike O'Brien
71%
71%Mike O'Brien
ArenaNet employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Blizzard Entertainment employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Blizzard Entertainment employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than ArenaNet employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

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Software Developer1 Salaries
£61,126/yr
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What Employees Say

  • Blizzard Entertainment had 33 more reviews than ArenaNet that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Blizzard Entertainment had 11 more reviews than ArenaNet that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Cost of living" was the most mentioned Con at Blizzard Entertainment.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at ArenaNet.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 45 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 42 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Cost of living"(in 31 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 17 reviews)
"Guild wars 2"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Blizzard Entertainment full-time

Pros

best place to work at

Cons

it takes a lot of hard work

Former Employee - Environment Artist

I worked at ArenaNet full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Company provides great medical benefits and a great work life balance.

Cons

A challenging time for many as the company is growing and is finding a new solid direction.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

Job Postings

Blizzard Entertainment has 230 more recently posted open jobs than ArenaNet.