There are big changes about to happen with Blizzard’s online gaming service as they are to retire Battle.Net.
Battle.Net was created way back in 1996 to enable online play for the original Diablo and since then it’s changed and improved massively. Blizzard is about to retire Battle.Net but it’s only the name and branding that will change. The core Battle.Net tech will stay the same.
According to Blizzard, there has been confusion over the Battle.Net name when explaining how the service worked for Blizzard titles. While most Blizzard gamers know exactly what it is and how it works, new gamers may have found the naming a little confusing.
Blizzard has not stated what Battle.Net will be renamed to, but we expect it to have something with the name Blizzard attached to it, perhaps just Blizzard Online. We shall have to wait and see.
You can read their full update on this after the break…
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