Analyst Andy Yeung said in a report: Although Tencent recently reached an exclusive carrier in China, the trading of the Call of Duty OL, Activision Blizzard, NetEase is still in a good position on Diablo 3 Gold will be reached with Activision Blizzard transaction. He expects,Diablo 3 may be released in the Chinese market in the second half of this year or next year.
NetEase and Activision Blizzard had close ties existed. Since 2009, NetEase has been in the Chinese market exclusive carrier Activision Blizzard another popular online game World of Warcraft. Andy Young, Tencent has achieved a leading position in the first-person shooter game field. He said: NetEase obviously is now the next wind. Tencent has been operating in the Chinese market with five first-person shooter Cross Fire is the most successful of a revenue of more than $ 200 million in the first quarter of 2012 to Tencent.
Diablo God national dress on-line has been outstanding, and NetEase and Blizzard never in public officially announced the two sides have to cooperate on this game, StarCraft 2 and World of Warcraft expansion. According to sources reveal, Netease once has the opportunity to launch Diablo 3 Gold to pace with world.But the CEO of Netease think Diablo 3 does not make money which had been delayed.