Android Gaming Summary: Diablo Immortal Is On The Bad Side Of The Internet

Despite the Not-E3 season focusing on console and PC reveals, the last month has seen the mobile game world shine with a few announcements. Anticipated titles like Diablo Immortal eventually hit the market with much less enthusiasm than Blizzard would have liked, and companies like Razer showed off the latest mobile controllers in hopes of improving upon previous iterations. Elsewhere, Netflix has revealed more about its mobile gaming venture and it still looks disappointing to us.

That said, let’s take a look at what happened this month.

Diablo Immortal Gets Bombed Immediately At Launch

Diablo Immortal Crusader Male Key Art

Credit: Blizzard Entertainment

Microtransactions have long been a sore spot for video games, but especially for mobile games. It’s no surprise that Diablo Immortal has them, but they are particularly blatant. While we felt the game itself was a well-adapted mobile version of the classic series, the microtransactions ruined the whole experience. A man spent nearly $16,000 to get a rare 5-star gemonly to quickly destroy it in protest before removing the game completely.

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