The online portal known as GameInformer has reported latest information on fans' backlash about Diablo Immortal. Also, one of their sources said that the game hasn't been officially shown yet since Blizzard feels that the game isn't ready to be revealed. "Blizzard severely miscalculated how their fans would respond, which suggests they aren't in touch with their players as maybe they should be". Fans are angry due to their love for the game, he said, but he added that the Diablo franchise is a very big focus for the company, although fans are finding it hard to understand that. "These are very exciting times-we now have multiple teams working on different Diablo projects and we can't wait to tell you all about them. when the time is right", the company said.
To not launch a new PC version of a Diablo game is slapping the face of consumers, and the title's more than 20 year legacy. For years, the game has been constantly updated with new content, and it remained free-to-play.
Initially, the report eluded to the fact that the announcement may have been pulled a few weeks before Blizzcon, around the same time that Blizzard's blog post went up, telling fans not to expect Diablo 4.
What do you make of Diablo Immortal though?
So when can we expect to hear more about the game?
"We know our audience here is passionately PC- and console-focused", Blizzard co-founder Allen Adham said speaking to Kotaku, clearly having not read PCGamesInsider.biz's thoughts on "passion".
Activision Blizzard held its annual BlizzCon conference over the weekend, and many gamers hoped that the next major entry in the Diablo franchise would be part of the event. Well, if Blizzard was planning on announcing Diablo 4, they made a huge mistake in deciding not to. It does, however, seem very unusual that they should push so hard for so long that there was "big Diablo news" coming at Blizzcon 2018 and then simply announce that it was a mobile game. We'll have more news to share at some point in the future.