Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft franchise is coming to mobile this year, according to the financial report for the last quarter from Activision.
At the moment, there isn’t much information about it: Activision only explains that Blizzard “is planning a substantial amount of new content for the Warcraft franchise in 2022”, and that this will lead them to launch “a Warcraft for mobile for the first time”. time”. The project is being developed separately for World of Warcraft and Hearthstone, which will also receive “new experiences” this year.
If successful, the mobile version of Warcraft would be Blizzard’s first intention of bringing some of its sagas to mobile after the controversial announcement of Diablo Immortal. Diablo Immortal was announced at BlizzCon 2018 and was met with hostility by Blizzard fans.
On the other hand, and speaking of controversy, the remake of Warcraft 3 which the past 2020 has been launched it also resulted in a disaster, plagued by technical problems.
Last January, Microsoft announced its intention to buy Activision-Blizzard. Additionally, the company continues to face separate lawsuits in parts of the state of California alleging sexual assault and discrimination within the company.