‘Diablo 2’ dev says fans should “do what they feel is right” over buying remake

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Activision Blizzard. Some fans are reluctant to buy the Diablo 2 remake because of a lawsuit in the U.S.

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whereas Diablo 2: Resurrected A lead developer on the title has asked fans to “do what they think is right” when deciding whether to buy the game or abandon it because of Activision Blizzard’s ongoing lawsuit.

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Rob Gallrani – Design Director at Vicarious Visions, the Activision-owned studio handling the upcoming diablo 2 Remake – Spoke to axios (Viewed by VCGAbout the “very disturbing” issues surrounding Activision Blizzard and how it has affected diablo 2.

Activision Blizzard is currently embroiled in an ongoing lawsuit over allegations of “persistent sexual harassment” and “frat boy workplace culture,” although Vicarious Visions was not mentioned in the suit.


Diablo II: Resurrected. credit: Blizzard Entertainment

Addressing fans who are reluctant to support Activision Blizzard by purchasing Diablo 2: Resurrected, Gallerani advises that people “do what they think is right”. He added that Vicarious Visions “really wanted to support our partners and our coworkers” upon hearing about the allegedly toxic culture at Activision-Blizzard.

To do this, Vicarious Visions’ management contacted studio staff to ask what could be done better. Gallerani said that while he heard “a lot of positive things” from the feedback, it was important that “we should always be asking” if there is anything that could be improved.

Vicarious Vision also launched the “Scrub” of Diablo 2: Resurrected To be sure, there were no controversial or problematic references, as Blizzard has likewise cut teen sex jokes — and the names of three developers who left the company in August — from World of Warcraft.

Although the scrub itself did not cause any problems, there was widespread change within Diablo 2: Resurrected This means Amazon Warriors will launch with a less sensual look within the game.


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