Activision confirms Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 are nonetheless a methods off, however does not give any actual launch dates for both.
Each Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 began growth as early as 2016, and have seen many iterations and modifications since that point. Followers shall be ready a bit longer for each video games. In a latest earnings report, firm CFO Dennis Durkin says that Blizzard will not have any new mainline premium releases for 2021. Blizzard will as an alternative deal with digital content material updates (and possibly a Diablo II remaster).
“We anticipate Blizzard’s internet bookings to develop given the momentum in World of Warcraft and the opposite progress initiatives we’ve got within the enterprise,” Durkin stated.
“Our outlook doesn’t embody Diablo IV or Overwatch 2 launching in 2021. And whereas Diablo Immortal is progressing effectively, and we anticipate its launch later this yr we haven’t any materials contribution from the title in our outlook presently.”
Even with out huge releases from Blizzard, the corporate forecasts one other yr of report earnings for 2021. Activision-Blizzard expects to make an all-time income excessive of $8.22 billion in 2021 pushed by Name of Responsibility, new WoW content material, Diablo Immortal, and a ton of updates/Warzone integration.
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