Connect with us
Advertisement

News

Diablo could be coming to Nintendo Switch

It may be that Diablo, Blizzard’s action-RPG is making its way to the Nintendo Switch after being cryptically alluded to in a tweet.

Published

on

diablo

It may be that Diablo, Blizzard’s action-RPG is making its way to the Nintendo Switch.

The reason we sound so tentative is that nothing is certain just yet. The announcement wasn’t so much made as it was cryptically teased with the following Tweet:

https://twitter.com/Blizzard_Ent/status/968727468675809280?ref_src=twsrc% 5Etfw&ref_url=http% 3A% 2F% 2Fwww.eurogamer.net% 2Farticles% 2F2018-03-02-it-looks-like-diablo-is-coming-to-nintendo-switch

Advertisement

Given the recent series of ports for Nintendo’s hybrid – Doom, Skyrim, Wolfenstein later this year – it isn’t a surprise that Blizzard would think about bringing a Diablo game to the console.

The screen and the portability would be very tasty indeed when it comes to questing on the go.

However, there is also a chance that the tweet is being misinterpreted.

Polygon contacted Blizzard for comment on the tweet, and the speculation that grew around it, and a spokesperson had this to say:

“We can assure you we’re not that clever. [It was] meant to be a fun community engagement piece. We have nothing to announce.”

Still, that isn’t to say that a Diablo game won’t make its way to the Switch at some point. It’s been ported to the PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2013, and then to the PS4 and Xbox One the year after – with updates for the PS4 Pro and the Xbox One X.

We will keep our eyes peeled for further developments on this one.


Also on Thumbsticks

We hate to ask, but...

Thumbsticks has a couple of goals. We want to write interesting articles and cover games that most outlets won't, and we want to give opportunities to new writers and new voices. And right now, with the current state of online publishing? It's tough to meet those goals! We hate to ask, but if you want us to continue writing what others won't, or to keep covering weird indie games, or to be able to give opportunities to new writers – and only if you can afford it – then please consider supporting us on Patreon.

Recommended for you

Josh is a freelance writer. You’ll find him banging on about the vertices between games and film and music and poetry and books, but don’t let that put you off. He likes games. He likes writing. He also gets the biscuits in.

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Star Wars Vader Immortal - PS VR Star Wars Vader Immortal - PS VR
News1 hour ago

Star Wars: Vader Immortal physical edition is out now on PSVR with exclusive extras

The Vader Immortal special retail edition includes all three episodes and a bundle of exclusive extras.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
News15 hours ago

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition detailed

Sega has confirmed details of the Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition.

New Nintendo Switch eShop releases New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
News22 hours ago

New Nintendo Switch releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Mario Golf: Super Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 top this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

New Xbox One game releases New Xbox One game releases
News2 days ago

New Xbox Series X|S releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Bandai Namco’s Scarlet Nexus headlines next week's lineup of new Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S releases.

New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5 New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5
News3 days ago

New PlayStation Store releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Next week's lineup of new PlayStation Store releases sees some old favourites get a new lease of life.

News3 days ago

You can now design custom Xbox Series X|S controllers

Let your imagination run wild – the Xbox Design Lab has re-opened, and you can now design custom Xbox Series...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle
News4 days ago

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser clarifies the future of Animal Crossing after E3 absence

Fans hoping for an update on Animal Crossing: New Horizons at E3 came away disappointed. Worry not, says Doug Bowser.

Bethesda Starfield Bethesda Starfield
News4 days ago

Bethesda’s Pete Hines ‘sorry’ for frustration that Starfield won’t come to PlayStation 5

In an interview, Bethesda's senior vice president of marketing, Pete Hines, spoke to PlayStation fans, apologising for the frustration that...

Advertisement