Diablo Immortal was an obvious commercial success after its first release in some regions, but its controversy never ceased. Most players have given relatively negative feedback on this not-so-easy-to-accept in-game economic mechanism. But even so, its achievements cannot be ignored.
Just recently, Diablo Immortal's June 23 release in the Asia-Pacific region was announced to be delayed to July 7. Blizzard said further fine-tuning and optimization were the main reasons for the delay. While many couldn't wait to experience it on the US server, the news of a delay in the imminent release was frustrating to many Diablo fans.
Undoubtedly, Diablo Immortal has plenty of reasons to look forward to it. Because Blizzard released a related infographic. It has shown the game's achievements in the two weeks since its release on June 2. Including a staggering 10 million downloads and $24 million in revenue.
Diablo Immortal's revenue mainly comes from spending on iOS and Android stores in the past two weeks. Although it is a free-to-download game, due to its P2W mechanism, players will invest real money in exchange for Diablo Immortal Platinum to achieve character enhancements, while These kinds of in-game transactions are the mainstay of revenue generation.
As the largest market, the US contributed 43% of total revenue and 26% of total game downloads for Diablo Immortal. Taking this as a reference, we have reason to believe that the Asia-Pacific region will be a market with huge potential. Although these statistics were born after many complaints, we believe that through Blizzard's optimization of game mechanics, we can experience a better Diablo game.
Of course, the delayed release of Diablo Immortal will also bring corresponding compensation rewards to players, which include one piece of Legendary Gear, 100 Scrap Materials, and 10 Enchanted Dust.
We look forward to a smoother download and playback experience for Diablo Immortal, which will soon meet players in the Asia-Pacific region. MMOWTS will continue to strive to improve the gaming experience for Diablo Immortal fans around the world, and you can get more latest news and helpful guides here.