Followers keen to go to Blizzard Leisure's stand at Gamescom 2019 can be disillusioned by the corporate's current announcement. Blizzard won’t attend the present in Cologne, Germany this yr. Based on a weblog put up posted on the corporate's web site, this determination goals to make sure that the "renewed" consideration to recreation improvement continues to obtain essentially the most consideration.
It's not completely catastrophic. Gamescom 2019 contributors will nonetheless be capable to accumulate Blizzard associated merchandise within the present's purchasing space. Blizzard took word of it and extra within the following assertion in an article revealed on its official web site:
As a part of a renewed effort this yr to keep up our improvement objective, for our present video games and future initiatives, we won’t have a sales space at gamescom 2019. This present is vital to the neighborhood. gamers in Europe and around the globe. we’ll miss assembly gamers in Cologne this yr. You’ll nonetheless be capable to discover Blizzard tools within the gamescom 2019 gross sales space, and we sit up for returning to the gamescom showroom sooner or later. We’re additionally trying ahead to sharing extra particulars on the initiatives we’re at present engaged on in a well timed method.
Towards the tip of the above assertion, Blizzard briefly mentions "the initiatives" on which his improvement groups are working exhausting. For the second, after all, these initiatives stay beneath lock and key. Though most followers have excessive hopes of being revealed by Diablo, there isn’t a indication of what different titles the studio may need in improvement. Let's hope the small print start to floor at this yr's BlizzCon, scheduled for November 1-2 on the Anaheim Conference Heart in Anaheim, California.
Even within the absence of Blizzard, the Gamescom 2019 will in all probability be a present worthy of all consideration. Apparently, the "massive recreation publishers" could have so much to announce through the pre-show livestream hosted by Geoff Keighley. The stream, titled Gamescom: Opening Night time Reside, is predicted to go dwell on Monday, August 19th at 2:00 pm Jap Time.
[Source: Blizzard Entertainment via Wccftech]