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Blizzard says use of the Battle.net name at the Destiny 2 event was an 'exception'


March 24 was a day tinged with sadness, for it was the day that Battle. net died, brought low by Blizzard's decision to move to the more innocuous-sounding "Blizzard App" or sometimes "Blizzard Launcher. " So it caused a little confusion around these parts when, during the Destiny 2 reveal event yesterday, Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime referred to the service as "Battle. net. " So too does the announcement at blizzard.

com—five separate times, no less. "Being on Battle. net will allow Destiny 2 to plug in to our existing global network, freeing up the developers at Bungie to focus their energy and resources on making the best and most fun game they possibly can. This also means Destiny 2 players will have access to our online social functionality, including chat with friends, the ability to see which of their friends are online in Destiny 2 or in Blizzard games, and the ability to stream gameplay directly to Facebook," it says. "Stay tun

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