The restriction appeared after the release of the update.
The fact that players with accounts from Russia and Belarus can no longer access Diablo Immortal on PC using workarounds was reported by fans of the action-RPG.
Blizzard introduced the restriction on July 6 with the launch of an update that prepares the game for the start of the second season. After installing it, when trying to enter Diablo Immortal, the login and password window no longer appears.
Players from the Russian Federation and Belarus who use an account from another country to play Diablo Immortal can still use a VPN for authorization.
The restrictions did not affect the mobile version of the action-RPG. You can still access it from accounts registered in Russia and Belarus, after enabling VPN.
At the same time, the game itself remains quite popular: judging by the statistics, the average amount of donations per player is about five dollars. In parallel, the game is criticized for microtransactions that affect the gameplay too much.
Diablo Immortal still unavailable in China. Blizzard is losing millions of dollars as a result
Diablo Immortal will debut tomorrow in some Asian countries, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Thailand and Vietnam. However, China is missing from this list, in which Blizzard’s mobile production was originally scheduled to appear on June 19. It turns out that Blizzard is losing millions of dollars through this delay.
Recall that the game’s Chinese release was suddenly suspended for an indefinite period of time . According to the official statement, manufacturers are working on ” optimization fixes “. Unofficially, it is said that the problems with the publication of the title are caused by Chinese censorship, which in the post of the official game profile on the Weibo portal.