GameStar Podcast Episode 46: Diablo Immortal, Warcraft 3: Reforged and the Future of Blizzard

GameStar Podcast Episode 46: Diablo Immortal, Warcraft 3: Reforged and the Future of Blizzard

What does BlizzCon 2018 tell us about the future of Blizzard? What does BlizzCon 2018 tell us about the future of Blizzard?

The BlizzCon 2018 is over, but its echo echoes: in hundreds of thousands of YouTube dislikes for Diablo Immortal, in angry debates on Reddit and last but not least heaps of April Fools memes. With the announcement of a Mobile Diablo, Blizzard has brought his hardcore fans to the barricades.

But what does that all mean in the long run? Is Blizzard really losing sight of his old community? Or is that Mobile foray just a new and useful building block in a strategy that also includes old school blizzard games? This is what the simultaneous announcement of Warcraft 3: Reforged speaks for. In this episode, Maurice discusses the teachings of BlizzCon with Heiko and Peter.

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You can also read this additional content on the PC:

Played Diablo Immortal: Behind the Shitstorm is a surprisingly inconsequential game

Warcraft 3: Reforged played: Nicer, bigger and closer to World of Warcraft

Graphic comparison: Warcraft Reforged vs Original

More Mobile at Blizzard: »Many of our best developers are working on mobile games for all our brands«

Maurice's reaction directly from the BlizzCon: Blizzard ignores his most loyal fans and reaps a disaster

Bad hype about Diablo 4: Blizzard stoked false hope and then disappointed

How Blizzard makes one of its best brands die: Maurice denounced the Diablo strategy months ago



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