Games on a Networkdrive

Why is Blizzard dictating us where we are allowed to install our games?

As of various reasons I want to install Blizzard games onto my NAS but the Blizzard APP keeps telling me that my mapped networkdrive is an invalid installation directory. Any workaround or fix for that?

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It’s ridiculous. I just got a NAS setup going after researching a lot about them and now I’m told that both Origin and Battle.net won’t work. Unbelievable.

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There is no fix because Blizzard does not care. So far too few players are affected by this (I am one of them). I hate useless restrictions - especially since it is technically a minor task. Steam does it - so Blizzard could too. But as long as only few players complain, they won’t spare the resources.

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I was just trying to set this up. Guess ill have to buy new SSD then :confused: what a shame.

I don’t think so, because I can’t seem to find the post at hand quickly, but those were basically the two points you are going to mentioned. More, they looked at pick/ban systems from other games before deciding to go the direction they chose.

Ridiculous… And an inconvenience (forum does not let me use the right word :poop: ) for trying to install (as I was trying) in a parallels windows VM. I don’t want the main disk to grow, but win sees the shared folder of my mac where I want to install games as a network map… so, I can install there Epic and Steam games… but NO BLIZZARD games (and the drive is, is fact, a local one)