Battle.web, the app for all of Blizzard and Activision’s totally different video games, hasn’t modified in nearly eight years. That is a very long time, however at the moment Blizzard gave B.web some zhuzh with an enormous Spring Cleansing makeover within the type of Battle.web 2.0. And it is rolling out proper now for North American customers.
Battle.web 2.0 would not really feel drastically totally different than its predecessor, however the structure is unquestionably an enchancment. As a substitute of itemizing video games on the left aspect, they’re now organized on the prime, making much more house for trailers and official Blizzard information about your chosen sport. In all probability my favourite factor about it, although, is that the chums record is now a everlasting fixture on the right-hand aspect, and does a greater job of exhibiting what your friends are literally as much as. Within the outdated model, you needed to click on on an icon to convey up a separate associates record window, which is fairly clumsy to work with.
Blizzard additionally says Battle.web 2.0 is way more accessible. The complete factor might be navigated simply utilizing your keyboard, and it higher helps display screen readers. The colour distinction is healthier too.
When you want a side-by-side comparability, right here you go:
Look, it is an app that you simply take a look at for possibly all of eight seconds every day, however I actually like the brand new look and the way effectively it makes use of house.
Proper now, Battle.web 2.0 is simply out there for some North American customers, however Blizzard mentioned everybody might be getting it within the coming weeks. When you’re in North America and you do not robotically get the replace, you may nonetheless strive Battle.web 2.0 by accessing its beta model. This is a fast rundown of how to try this:
- Open up Battle.web
- Click on on the Blizzard brand within the prime left of the window
- Go to Settings
- Go to Beta on the Settings window
- Click on the “Change to Beta” button. It’s going to obtain the brand new model and robotically reboot.
When you’re not in North America, you will have to attend a bit of longer earlier than attempting Battle.web 2.0, but it surely’ll be out there quickly.