Game News Diablo Immortal earns a small fortune for Activision-Blizzard
Diablo Immortal may not be the game that fans of the license were expecting, but it is clear that success is indeed there! After two weeks of release, Activision-Blizzard’s latest game is bringing the studio a veritable fortune.
The biggest success of the license despite the anger of the players
Diablo Immortal has been in the news since its launch on June 2. Activision-Blizzard’s game has been talked about a lot lately, in particular because of its economic model, which is considered too unfair and constantly pushes spending. Banned in the Netherlands and Belgium because of its lootboxesDiablo Immortal stoked the ire of gamers by receiving a shower of negative reviews on Metacritic.
During this time, a youtubeur had fun calculating the amount necessary for the optimal improvement of his equipment. Invoice amount ? Almost $110,000. In short, you will have understood it, Blizzard has put the players on their backs, without really reacting so far.
And for good reason: despite this wave of negative feedback and scandals, the game has a string of successes. According to Activision-Blizzard, their latest software already posted more than 10 million downloads last week. Unprecedented figures for the license according to the studio. Today, we also learn the sums garnered by the studio which are already stratospheric.
Activision-Blizzard is rubbing its hands
After two weeks of publication and despite the many negative feedbacks, Diablo immortal is a huge success for Activision-Blizzard which has already recovered nearly 24 million dollars! Stunning figures, reached, as we recall, in just two weeks. In detail, we learn that the first consumers come from the United States at 43%, followed closely by the South Koreans who represent 26% of this result. In total, iOS users spent $13 million, compared to $11 million for Android users. Despite all the wave of anger that Blizzard has received on the face, the studio has enough to dry its tears by gently wiping its face with the bundles of banknotes collected.