Diablo 4 and OverVATCH 2 move
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It s time for a financial report of Activision Blizzard for the last quarter (3Q 2021). In this news, we want to focus mainly on a section of the PDF presentation, in which it is about the game releases of the next year. Here are the most important findings:
According to the whole personnel and structural changes in the last weeks and months (you know: New Blizzard Chefs, Many redundancies and terminations it became clear that some of the blizzard content that for the Coming year were planned, only with a prolonged development time can unfold their full potential.
Although a significant number of new content of Blizzard will appear next year, the developers for Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 are now planning with a significantly later launch than originated (so no release more 2022?!).
For both projects, great progress was achieved in the last quarters. The extra time should now not only allow the team to finish the development, the teams should also form the foundation (which is concerned with team size and resources, but certainly also finishing) to add a smooth launch and the two games after the Publication so well to support that you put the basis for many successful years.
With this decision, the financial targets targeted for the next year can not be achieved. But those responsible are sure that this is the right way to succeed in the long term with the two franchises.
What do you think: the right decision? Track us in the comments!
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