Both Diablo and Overwatch will have an animated series based on them, and the Diablo series will be an anime-style show for Netflix, like Castlevania. Based on the LinkedIn profile of Nick van Dyk, co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios, who was previously a producer on the original animated series of Netflix Skylanders Academy.
According to van Dyk’s description of his position in Activision, Diablo will have an animated adaptation of the “show in the anime style”, which is currently in pre-production stage and will be released worldwide. via Netflix. This series has been rumored for some time, but this seems like a confirmation that it’s true – although it still needs some time to launch if it’s still in the prenatal phase. export.
Further, van Dyk mentioned that he “developed and sold an animated series based on Blizzard’s Overwatch brand,” along with his creative partner. Nothing was officially announced for the series, and it is unclear to whom this series was sold. Overwatch has always been highlighting its storyline with short CGI animations, including the movie announced Overwatch 2.
There is currently no clear announcement from Activision and we will update more information in the future.
Activision is also working on a Call of Duty movie, though it has just been announced that it has been suspended. A number of films have been planned, with a movie universe of Call of Duty about to be built, and the first film will be directed by Stefano Sollima (Sicario: Day of the Soldado). Writer Joker Scott Silver was put on the production team to become the co-writer of the film.
Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 are currently under development, although neither of these games has a set release date.