Blizzard Expects More Nintendo Switch Collaborations After Success of Diablo 3

Blizzard Expects More Nintendo Switch Collaborations After Success of Diablo 3

Blizzard still loves the Switch.

Blizzard made its Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Diablo 3, but it doesn't sound like it'll stop there. Blizzard's president J. Allen Brack believes it's not ridiculous to imagine even more Nintendo collaborations with Blizzard in the future.

In an interview with GamesBeat, Brack said that Blizzard is "super-happy," with Diablo 3 on Switch. "We're a fan of that platform, a fan of Nintendo, a fan of the Nintendo IP, a fan of the Switch. It's a really good platform and it's really fun to play on."

When asked if it'd be ridiculous to assume more Nintendo collaborations in the future, to which Brack responded, "It's not ridiculous." Brack says that the Switch "has some unique properties that the Xbox and Sony platforms don't have. Thinking about what games make sense for that type of console is something we'll never stop doing."

Diablo 3 on the Switch wasn't just a straight port. The advertising campaign for Diablo 3 Switch included a fun sketch featuring former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, and there was even a Ganon skin exclusive to the console.

It's hard to imagine which of Blizzard's current games could also come to the Switch. But Blizzard is also developing several unannounced titles, and any one of those could potentially be making their way to the Switch once they're officially announced.

Blizzard said that there will not be any major video game releases set for 2019, so whatever Blizzard might have planned for the Switch we will not see it this year.

Check out our Diablo 3 Switch guide for tips and walkthroughs.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

In other news

No, Cyberpunk 2077 Won't Scratch Your Wallrunning Itch This Fall

Don't scuff up my (already dingy) Night City walls, punk.

The Updated Fable Trademark Could be the Acorn That Becomes Fable 4

The Fable trademark is resurrected with an "intent to use."

A Fallout TV Show Is Being Made By the Creators of Westworld

The company behind HBO's Westworld is teaming up with Bethesda and Amazon.

Need help?

Witcher 3: How to Start the Blood and Wine DLC and Meet Its Level Requirements

We explain how to get to Toussaint and what level you should be when you do.

Witcher 3: All the Correct Play Lines in "The Play's the Thing" Quest

We explain how to perform the Doppler's play with Priscilla, as well as whether to choose tragedy or comedy.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Mystery Gift Codes List (January 2020)

You can get free gifts in Pokemon Sword and Shield by entering certain Mystery Gift Codes. Here’s a full list of all the active codes available right now.

The Outer Worlds Shrink Ray - How to Get the Unique Shrink Ray Science Weapon

This is where you can get the Shrink Ray science weapon in The Outer Worlds, one of the unique weapons in the game.