Blizzard launcher updating tools
We’ve also launched some new features that let you control how you appear to the Blizzard community, including profiles and avatars that let you customize your online persona, along with the ability to appear offline—read more about all these features below.
Blizzard Groups Blizzard Groups are a new way for you to connect with your friends and other groups of players who share common interests, whether it’s prepping for a raid, hanging out to cheer on your favorite esports team, or geeking out over a new comic or animated short.Head to the new Social tab to get the party started!Player Gifting One of your Blizzard friends have a birthday coming up?For Diablo 3, when I open the game it says it is updating tools and then updating blizzard launcher.When it is updating the tools it takes at least a half an hour and sometimes doesnt even work.Chat now works even when you’re offline, so you can send a message to an offline friend and they’ll receive it when they come back online.
You’ll also see a history of your chat, so you’ll easily be able to pick up where you left off in all of your conversations.
To send a gift, head to the Shop tab and select a gifting-enabled item such as Hearthstone card packs or an Overwatch Loot Box.
Select the Gift button, and then choose the desired recipient’s or Battle Tag from a drop-down menu during the purchasing process.
When someone sends you a gift, the upper right of the app will light up to show you that something’s waiting (you can also select View Gifts from the drop-down menu under your Battle Tag).
Click Claim or visit the Gifts web page on mobile to add the gift to your collection in the associated game.
I start the launcher and it doesn't show anything but the phrase "Updating Tools (0%)" at the bottom with no progress even after having it open all night and the Play button grayed out...