Diablo 3 Switch Port and Fortnite Switch Version on Their Way, Insider Claims – Rumor


Blizzard is currently working on a Diablo 3 Switch port, if insider Marcus Sellars is to believed. In addition, he claims that Fortnite is heading to Nintendo’s new platform as well.

Bold claims from Sellars, who took to Twitter to share this information. The Diablo 3 Switch version is said to release early next year, and Blizzard is said to implement local play with multiple Switch consoles. “Diablo 3 is in development for the Nintendo Switch and should be out early 2019”, the insider tweeted. “They are wanting to implement Local play with multiple switches.”

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In addition to claiming that Diablo 3 is in development for Nintendo’s latest platform, Sellars also said that Epic’s Fortnite is heading to the platform. “Fortnite = Nintendo Switch”, he tweeted. According to Sellars, the battle-royale shooter will release around August/September, although he id point out that the game hasn’t been officially confirmed.

“Wouldn't say fact as it's not confirmed by the developer but yeah it's happening”, he tweeted.

Whether Fortnite and Diablo 3 are indeed coming to the Switch remains to be seen as nothing has been confirmed at this point. As always with rumors, please take the information above with a pinch of salt.

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Epic's Fortnite is said to be released on the Switch later this year

Back in January of this year, Epic Games already shared to be open to a Fortnite Switch port. "Yes. Yes I am”, Epic’s Worldwide Creative Director ,Donald Mustard, said. “Hopefully we do that at some point!"

Blizzard’s Diablo 3 was already released as a console version on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game also launched on the PS3 and Xbox 360, and Switch port of the game wouldn’t be too far fetched at all.

Sellars leaked other Switch related information before official announcements earlier this year, including information about Soul Calibur 6 and the upcoming new Black Ops 4.

As always we will keep you updated on this matter.