‘Forever games’ like Diablo IV | The Guardian with Rod Fergusson

Pushing Buttons: ‘Forever games’ like Diablo IV want to be the only thing you play – but is that a good thing?

Keza MacDonald
Wed 30 Aug 2023 10.00 EDT

In this article The Guardian discusses post-launch content with Diablo’s General Manager, Rod Fergusson:

“Twenty years ago, you’d ship a game, and no matter how hard it was to get that game out the door, you went on vacation and relaxed and kinda got over it,” he said, speaking in a tiny room on the Gamescom show floor in Cologne, Germany. “And, now, the industry and players are so consumptive of content that you launch and then they’re looking at you the next day going, what else you got? What else are you bringing?

More in the article at the link.