With Blizzcon coming in less than a month, the rumour mills are starting to turn. Diablo Immortal Leaks are coming through all different places, now we have found one that looks rather credible on the d.163.com website.
Diablo Immortal will be out on October 25 for Android and iOS according to this leak. The website d.163.com places a screenshot that appears from the app Douyin.
The translation in English is:
Blizzard Entertainment and Netease jointly produced
11.4 Million people scheduled to go online, on October 25th.
25 October is a week before BlizzCon is, which would be good timing for many people. In another article, we talked about the status of the mobile market and if the current events (in China) have an impact on Blizzard’s strategy.
At the beginning of January Blizzard extended the contract with Netease, one of the largest gaming companies in China. Together they introduced games such as Overwatch and World of Warcraft to the country. An anonymous developer of the Diablo Immortal team told Gamasutra that: “essentially Diablo Immortal exists because we’ve heard that China really wants it.” Losing support of companies like Netease would hurt Blizzards future endeavours in the country by a lot. Want to read more? Click here