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Battle.net App Update: Sep 22

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Blizzard has updated the Battle.net app today with emoji support, chat history and friends listing.

Below are the latest patch notes of version 1.9.0.9397.

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Build 9397

Feature Updates

We made some updates to how you sort friends and other settings on your friends list:

  • "Group Favorites" Setting:  Group all favorited friends together rather than being mixed throughout your friends list.
  • "Sort by Activity" Setting: Friends will be grouped together when playing the same game or in Battle.net rather than sorted alphabetically.
  • Showing and Hiding Offline Friends: You now have more control over how offline friends are displayed in your friends list.

We also added chat history to make it easier to keep a conversation going.

  • Closing Battle.net no longer clears chats messages with friends. Messages will now be stored for 28 days.

Last but not least, emoji support is here!

  • Feeling spunky, giddy, cranky, or any other emotion? Try copy and pasting emoji into chat messages!

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that was preventing users from initializing Streaming on beta builds.
  • Fixed a bug that caused games to sort incorrectly.
  • Hearthstone will no longer become unresponsive in certain circumstances when Streaming is enabled.

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Being that they disabled the port workaround I think it's pretty apparent that Blizzard does not want people going "invisible".

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"Group Favorites" Setting:  Group all favorited friends together rather than being mixed throughout your friends list.


"Sort by Activity" Setting: Friends will be grouped together when playing the same game or in Battle.net rather than sorted alphabetically.

Wasn't that already a thing since forever ago...?

They're running out of new features to advertise to they add old pre-existing features into their patch notes to make it look like they added more or something?

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Why do people keep asking for a stalking mode? If your friends can't accept your DND tag it is no fault of Blizzard.

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https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/7315729

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In the coming months, we're planning an update to Battle.net that will give you more control over your online presence when playing Blizzard games. Soon, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Diablo III players will be able to select "Appear Offline" as one of their Battle.net social-status options (along with Available, Busy, and Away) for those times when they want to wander Azeroth by their lonesome, dominate the galaxy in radio silence, or slay demons in solitude. When you choose this option as your status, all of your Real ID friends, BattleTag friends, and character-level friends will see you as “Offline” in their friends list whenever you’re logged into a game.

The “Appear Offline” status option will be added to World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Diablo III separately in future updates for each game. For Diablo III, we expect to add the feature in a patch after 1.0.5. For World of Warcraft and StarCraft II, we expect to add the option sometime after the release of each game’s upcoming expansion.

 

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3 hours ago, Yridaa said:

That post is from 2012.

 

I think we'll see Half-Life 3 before that.

One day, we're going to see them announced on the same day. It'll bring Reddit to its knees.

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I thought that post looked familiar. Maybe they will patch it in with the dance studio in WoW and PvP matches in Diablo 3!

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On 9/23/2017 at 4:15 PM, Drachar said:

I thought that post looked familiar. Maybe they will patch it in with the dance studio in WoW and PvP matches in Diablo 3!

Just the thought of PvP in D3 makes me cringe - damage vs. HP numbers :(

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