With the publication of its latest financial report, the Activision Blizzard group ended the hopes of its most optimistic fans. Indeed, all those who still hoped to be able to play Overwatch 2 or Diablo IV this year, will have to wait (at least) an additional year.

Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 not before 2022 …

We are making significant progress in developing projects for our other licenses, which should lead to more growth from 2022. ” It is in these terms that the American giant has therefore confirmed the fact that Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 will not arrive this year. Obviously, this does not mean despite everything that the players will have nothing to eat by then.

Overwatch 2 Announcement

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Indeed, like many other publishers, Activision Blizzard will give in to the call of “remastering”. After Warcraft 3 Reforged, the publisher could therefore look at other cult titles, such as Diablo 2 for example. In this regard, remember that a mobile episode, called Diablo Immortal, could happen during the year.

Blizzard fans will however have an event to celebrate very soon, as BlizzConline will take place in a few days, namely February 19 and 20. On this occasion, we imagine that the publisher will offer a new trailer for Diablo IV, and will undoubtedly formalize some releases to come in the coming months.

For the record, let’s remember that the first Overwatch was launched in 2015, with popularity still very strong today. For its part, Diablo 3 was released for the first time in May 2012, and has already been the subject of numerous ports on consoles, including on the small Nintendo Switch. So be patient …