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Diablo Immortal Delayed to 2022

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Following feedback provided by test participants of the Closed Alpha, our team has been tuning core and endgame features. For example, we’re iterating on PvP content like the Cycle of Strife to make it more accessible, alongside late-game PvE content like the Helliquary to make it more engaging. We’re also working to provide controller support for those who want to play our game in a different way. However, these changes and additional opportunities to improve our gameplay experience will not be realized in the 2021 timeframe we had previously communicated. So, the game is now planned for release in the first half of 2022, which will allow us to add substantial improvements to the whole game.

Making a re-skinned Chinese Diablo clone is hard.
 

Tg89

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Oooh controller support. The dream of this ending up on switch lives. I know I seem crazy for wanting this but D3 on switch is my crack.
You're about to get Diablo II so I wouldn't sweat either way. D2 is truly immortal in terms of standing the test of time.

Anyway, don't really care about this. Honestly surprised it was supposed to be out before that, but between Diablo III, this being a mobile spinoff and Blizzard's current and recent trajectory, I can't ever imagine a scenario where I play this when D2 is an option.
 

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Probably waiting long enough for people to collectively forget all the bad press they've got in the past few weeks.
 

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Probably waiting long enough for people to collectively forget all the bad press they've got in the past few weeks.
That and also one would think they'd have the bare minimum of sense now seeing that they cannot afford a release of less than decent quality of anything. Releasing anything on the level of Reforged now would simply be even further disastrous.
 
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No but seriousy i can wait. i'm more hyped for Diablo 4.
 

LordCBH

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They should just take all the files and folders related to it and drop them in their PC’s trash bin.
 
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They should just take all the files and folders related to it and drop them in their PC’s trash bin.

Won't help. They can just get them back from the chinese diablo clone they are using to make this.
 

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Oooh controller support. The dream of this ending up on switch lives. I know I seem crazy for wanting this but D3 on switch is my crack.
I'll never understand anyone who acts likes Diablo is some sort of super in-depth, complicated game that couldn't possibly play well on controller. The gameplay is about as simple as a game can be.
 

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I'm so glad all these games keep getting delayed, my backlog is like 600 hours long.

Like killatopak killatopak my addled brain thought this was the D2 remake, doh! I don't care a crap about this lol
 
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Kagey K

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Feel like this has been featured in the pre registration on the play store for an eternity.

They should remove it until closer to an actual launch.
 

Airbus Jr

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If D2 is 2021 and Immortal is 2022. I'd say D4 is 2024.

I know these games arent the same (one is a remake and one mobile), but no way Activision makes D4 a 2023 game.
Damn...i was expecting D4 to come up next year...this is gona be a long wait....
 

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Honestly as long as DII comes out on time i'm good. I'd probably play this mobile version for like 30 minutes and then forget about it.
 

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At first I disliked Diablo Immortal but I heard positive stuff from people who played it. So, looking forward to it.
 
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Diablo Immortal has the potential to the be most played, highest grossing game in the series.
I think people keep missing this. I hate most mobile games and gachas and f2p economy crap myself, but there's no question it prints money, especially in countries overseas (hence China), and Immortal definitely has the potential to bring in tons of money in that regard.
 

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I think people keep missing this. I hate most mobile games and gachas and f2p economy crap myself, but there's no question it prints money, especially in countries overseas (hence China), and Immortal definitely has the potential to bring in tons of money in that regard.
Call of Duty Mobile is poised to make $1 billion this year alone. Not a single word about this game on here. And it's actually a pretty damn good game!