Because, according to some, it looks like a re-skin of a game that exists in the name of Crusader Light, which is a game created by a game company called NeTEase. Are you a huge fan of the Diablo franchise, and if so, which was your favorite game to play? "We saw a similar response when we announced that we were bringing Diablo to console, and we saw a similar response to the announcement of Hearthstone".
Diablo 4 has been long awaited by fans, as Diablo III launched in 2012, with the most recent expansion in 2017. We generally don't comment on rumors or speculation, but we can say that we didn't pull any announcements from BlizzCon this year or have plans for other announcements.
Diablo players, alongside those not too familiar with the game (me), where somewhat expecting/hoping that a Diablo IV reveal would take centre stage at Blizzcon 2018.
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Considering all of this, you can expect more Diablo news and updates in the coming weeks, months, and likely even years here on Dead Entertainment. In the face of this controversy, as Blizzard faces a marketing crisis, one upcoming game has already attempted to appeal to frustrated Diablo fans. And there will be more steps into mobile. 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". The whole announcement was covered by our team as we were also eager to discover the new excitements.
"I think the idea of quality mobile games that people can enjoy and people can have fun with is not a hard thing to imagine", said Brack.
He reassured fans that although the game is not what fans expected, Blizzard is still working on multiple unannounced Diablo projects that fans will soon get to see. "What we see is anybody who actually holds it and plays it feels great about it". Why Blizzard made a decision to close the opening ceremony with it I don't know - maybe a Diablo 4 reveal was pencilled in but removed in the run up to BlizzCon, or maybe NetEase has more influence than we realise - it was NetEase which brought WOW to China, don't forget, a move which ballooned the playerbase.