Diablo Immortal PC First Look – Gameplay + Interview

Platform:
iOS

Publisher:
Blizzard Entertainment

Developer:
Blizzard Entertainment, Netease

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Diablo Immortal was revealed by Blizzard Entertainment four years ago, in 2018, and when it was announced, it was said to be a mobile-only game for iOS and Android devices. That remained the case for quite some time, but in recent betas, the team came to realize that if it truly wanted to embrace the spirit of bringing a Diablo experience to more players than ever before, Diablo Immortal needed to come to PC, too. And now, Blizzard has announced that it is, and the team has revealed an official release date, too. More specifically, it will hit iOS and Android on June 2, and that same day, the game will hit PC in Open Beta. 

Now, don’t fret – the entire Diablo Immortal experience will be live on PC despite it being an Open Beta. The team is just looking for feedback and suggestions on this version of the game. Game Informer learned that and so much more by sitting down to interview Diablo Immortal game director Wyatt Cheng and the head of the Diablo franchise, Rod Fergusson, about today’s exciting news. You can listen to that entire interview in the latest installment of New Gameplay Today, which features more than 20 minutes of new Diablo Immortal footage, including video captured from mobile gameplay, PC gameplay, and a few minutes of footage from both, running side-by-side. 

If you’re excited about Diablo Immortal, hopefully this new look featuring never-before-seen gameplay can tide you over until the game’s release, which is set to happen on June 2 when it hits iOS and Android devices, as well as a PC Open Beta the same day. 

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