Is there or will there be any Blizzard game for iphone?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by extralarge, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. extralarge macrumors member

    Dec 15, 2008
    As I asked,will Blizzard release anything for iPhone?
  2. DreamPod macrumors 65816


    Mar 15, 2008
    Doubt it, there's no way they would ever make a profit, not at the skimpy prices people pay for apps. Blizzard only makes games they want to, and take the time to make them at great quality, refusing to release them early. And that means those games are expensive to develop; they couldn't afford to do that with a measly $10 or $15 game.
  3. arrow201 macrumors member

    Sep 30, 2008
    ...would love to see the classic Warcraft II ported :)
  4. nachtxeule macrumors member

    Oct 21, 2008
    blizzard is pc only... as in desktop.

    no consoles, no portables... no phones.

    but keep hoping ;p
  5. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    Yep, that would be sweet!:)
  6. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
    Lost Vikings would be fun too i imagine. one can wish
  7. Grease2310 macrumors member

    Oct 15, 2007
    That's an outright fallacy actually. They ported Blackthorne, Rock 'n Roll Racing and The Lost Vikings to the Game Boy Advance a few years ago and have developed games (Lost Vikings) for consoles as a day one release before.
  8. extralarge thread starter macrumors member

    Dec 15, 2008
    As time changes, I think Blizzard will present the new game to the new generation of the platform. As long as the iPhone or whatever the platform is popular as today's pc/mac. There shouldn't be any limitation for the software publishers. Especially for Blizzard.
  9. nimda0 macrumors 6502


    Jul 17, 2008
    You said exactly what I was going to say. Blizzard definitely dips their hands into other platforms when it will benefit their company. I'd bet money you'll see some sort of game coming to the app store, just not sure when.

    I imagine they have talked about it, I mean, what media company hasn't?
  10. nrmillions macrumors member

    Dec 30, 2008
    Boston, MA
    They could do it if they charged a monthly subscription fee like they do with WOW.

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