While Diablo Immortal looks like many other mobile action RPGs, it features all of the polish of any Blizzard game, and more importantly, it delves into the untold histories of the Diablo franchise. New abilities will be available for the six classes, along with new zones, stories, and dungeons. The new Diablo Immortal mobile game may not have been what fans were expecting, but the response by fans during the question and answer session is rude and uncalled for. Skarn intends to gather the fragments of the corrupted Worldstone and use them to resurrect Diablo.
Check out some Diablo Immortal gameplay footage, below. Slay endless hordes of demons as effortlessly as you would with a controller or keyboard and mouse. The title is set between the events of Diablo II and Diablo III, and it will see players interacting in a mobile massive multiplayer online (MMO) game. Blizzard hasn't abandoned the core Diablo franchise just because it created a mobile game. More classes post-launch are planned, with developers hinting at Diablo 2's Assassin and Diablo 3's Witch Doctor.
The boss fights look interesting, the levels look more dynamic than ever before, and, to be frank, I like the Diablo Immortal aesthetic more than I like Diablo 3's aesthetic.
Next we were shown some brief gameplay clips. From those skills, you'll be able to choose five which will be assigned to an active skill button. You can play Diablo III shared-screen on a single Nintendo Switch, remotely on up to four Nintendo Switch consoles, or combine TV and handheld play.
Don't worry: Diablo 4 is still coming. Diablo Immortal is being developed by Blizzard in collaboration with NetEase, the studio behind PUBG clone Rules of Survival.
At the time of publication, Blizzard/Activision has not actually announced any form of a release date for Diablo Immortal, but we can all keep our fingers crossed that it arrives sooner rather than later.