One Diablo Immortal player who spent thousands of dollars in order to “pay to win” at Blizzard’s free-to-play mobile ARPG can no longer matchmake with other players for the game’s PvP battlegrounds.
Diablo Immortal’s pay-to-win mechanics have been well documented. Players can purchase legendary crests to not only get the best and most powerful gems, but also the gems needed to upgrade those gems to even higher levels. That, in turn, increases a powerful stat called Resonance, which boosts the base attributes of all equipped gear by a certain percentage.
In a recent video, YouTuber Jtisallbusiness said he spent “a ton of money right at the start,” so that he was “way ahead” of other players. This led to him, in his own words, “literally slaughtering every single person” in PvP. As a result, he has hundreds of battleground wins and only a handful of losses.