Diablo Immortal: Blizzard is set to launch later in the year.
On a conference call with shareholders, Activision-Blizzard said it plans to launch the Diablo series’s mobile opus “later in the year.” That new mobile versions of its franchise’s lighthouses were planned in the years to come.
After a more than controversial announcement at BlizzCon 2018, Diablo Immortal had convinced the press last December thanks to a technical alpha playable for 6 hours.
But soon, this mobile version of Blizzard’s hack’n’slash saga will be available to everyone, more precisely “later in the year,” as the publisher announced during a conference call at the occasion of the publication of its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020:
And while Diablo Immortal is progressing well, and we anticipate its launch later this year, we don’t have any material contribution from the title planned in our outlook at this time.
However, Diablo will not be the last license of Activision-Blizzard to know an adaptation on mobile since the company announced during this conference its intention to have a mobile version of all its key franchises, in particular for Warcraft.
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