In the face of this controversy, as Blizzard faces a marketing crisis, one upcoming game has already attempted to appeal to frustrated Diablo fans. The note read, "Blizzard severely miscalculated how their fans would respond, which suggests they aren't in touch with their players as maybe they should be".
That much is not surprising at all and is part of the reason why Diablo IV was not announced at BlizzCon.
That didn't stop fans from insisting that Immortal was a "reskin" of other games being made by its developer, Netease.
He followed up that information with: "We still have multiple Diablo teams working on multiple unannounced Diablo projects".
You see, Diablo Immortal is a mobile RPG - a stripped-back version of Diablo 3 (though with an all-new story) created to run on a smartphone.
"And the unique things we can do on a mobile device is different than we can do on any other platform, so it's just a great time to be able to be able to bring a Diablo game to the mobile platform". We play board games. We just play games, and a lot of us play mobile games.
Kotaku reports that two sources with knowledge of Blizzard's show plans confirm that the company was planning to show some content relating to a core Diablo title.
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IGN has reached out to Blizzard for comment and will update this story as such.
So when can we expect to hear more about the game?
Yes, Blizzard is going to actually release this cereal but whether that will extend outside of the U.S. remains to be seen. "We know what many of you are hoping for and we can only say that 'good things come to those who wait, ' but evil things often take longer".
Are You Excited for Diablo Immortal?
BlizzCon 2018 is nearly here and we've seen a lot of rumors flying around about our plans for Diablo at the show. However, a new report suggests that Blizzard had, at one point, meant to close with word on Diablo 4.
The event took place across the entire weekend but the highlight is Friday evening when they announced its plans for the games in its stable.
It seems like Blizzard is riding Red Dead Redemption 2's hype as they revealed a new character for Overwatch named Ashe.