As a long-time Diablo fan, I was pretty shocked at the Diablo Immortal announcement at BlizzCon 2018, especially with the way Blizzard did the announcement and the whole “do you guys not have phones” line. There was a big fight and lets face it, Diablo Immortal is something that no one (or very few people) asked for. Now, Blizzard has spoken out about the announcement, explaining that they learned “a huge number of lessons”.
Blizzard received a lot of negative feedback from the gaming community since its Diablo Immortal announcement, from gamers saying that they have betrayed the PC gaming community to even a Diablo 2 producer saying Blizzard does not understand gamers anymore.
Now, the president of Blizzard Entertainment, J. Allen Brack, has spoken to IGN about the Diablo Immortal announcement, explaining that they company’s PC roots remain strong.
We know that Blizzard also has multiple other Diablo projects in the works and that we will learn more about them this year, most likely at BlizzCon 2019. Mr Brack continued to address fan concerns that Blizzard has moved away from a PC gaming company, explaining their journey:
Basically, Mr Brack wants PC gamers to know that even though they announced a mobile game, that doesn’t mean the company is abandoning PC gaming. I, for one, hope that Blizzard does announce Diablo 4 at BlizzCon 2019 as that would hopefully put everyone’s mind at ease.
Lastly, Mr Brack said that:
What do you think about Mr Brack’s statements surrounding Blizzard remaining a PC gaming company and the whole Diablo Immortal debacle as a whole? Let us know in the comment section below.