Activision Blizzard Q2 Results
Activision Blizzard released their Q2 results today. Subscriber numbers are no longer included as there is a pending acquisition by Microsoft.

  • Diablo Immortal reached the top of the game download charts in more than 100 countries and regions following its launch
  • Over half of Diablo Immortal’s player accounts to date are new to Blizzard
  • Diablo Immortal ranked in the top-10 grossing games in U.S. app stores for the month of June.
  • Diablo IV, the next-generation installment in the genre-defining series, is planned for launch on PC and console in 2023. The title will support cross-play and cross-progression across platforms.
  • Blizzard is committed to growing its development resources to meet and exceed its community’s expectations, and at the end of the second quarter significantly bolstered its World of Warcraft team through the acquisition of Boston-based studio Proletariat
  • Blizzard’s second quarter segment revenue and operating income were lower year-over-year but higher versus the first quarter. World of Warcraft net bookings declined versus a year-ago quarter that included the launch of Burning Crusade Classic, offsetting year-over-year growth for Hearthstone and the contribution from the June launch of Diablo Immortal.

Patch 9.2.5 Hotfixes - August 1, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Dungeons and Raids
  • Castle Nathria
    • Stone Legion Generals

      • General Kaal’s Wicked Blade no longer triggers Wicked Blast on Heroic difficulty.
      • General Grashaal’s Reverberating Eruption cast time increased to 5 seconds on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Stone Legion Goliath’s Ravenous Hunger damage increase is now 40% in Raid Finder, 50% in Normal, and 50% in Heroic difficulty (was 45%/60%/75%).
      • Stone Legion Goliath’s Soultaint Effigy is now triggered at 15% health on Heroic difficulty (was 20%).
      • Delivered large Anima Orbs now give Prince Renathal 40% mana on Heroic difficulty.
      • Delivered small Anima Orbs now give Prince Renathal 15% mana on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
      • Shattering Blast knockback has been decreased on all difficulties.

Player versus Player
  • Fixed an interaction with Demonology Warlock’s Call Observer (PvP Talent) and Balance Druid's Fury of Elune (Talent) that was causing more damage than intended.

Burning Crusade Classic
  • Heroic dungeons now require level 70 to enter.
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  1. lolbubble's Avatar
    getting my popcorn out
  1. Drusin's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Tiwack View Post
    "Old man yells at cloud" -just like you and me here on this forum, you describe us very well indeed- and because of this dismissive attitude old people don't care about young people either, queue global warming and climate disaster.
    Alright then random senseless reply
  1. OrangeJuice's Avatar
    Players have been sucked into Blizzard empty promises for a decade so you can't really blame investors for being too stupid to realize that Blizzard has lost money every quarter for the last 2 years. All of their games are dead, nobody is for hyped for dragonflight- the new shit they pump out always ends up being a flop. All it takes is 1 investor to wake up and walk away from ATVI, and then everyone else will follow.

    Its so crazy that nobody on earth likes WoW. People used to ruin their lives and careers just to play this game, and now nobody likes it. Has there ever been a more pathetic business strategy ever in history?
  1. Tiwack's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Drusin View Post
    Alright then random senseless reply
    Again an apt description of your initial post in this thread.
  1. Drusin's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Tiwack View Post
    Again an apt description of your initial post in this thread.
    Again, a nonsensical post

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