Diablo III News (PC)

Blizzard buff Diablo III heroes with 50% XP bonus to prepare for Reaper of Souls

Posted: 04.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Now that the new patch 2.0.1 for Diablo III is in effect, heroes are enjoying the vastly superior Loot 2.0 system now in play that dramatically alters drop rates and the overall quality of gear we take into battle.

That's not enough though, reckon Blizzard, as they've decided to heap on a 50% XP buff so players can make sure they're ready for the new Reaper of Souls expansion out this month.

Pre-order gifts for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls if keys redeemed before March 31st

Posted: 25.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard has unveiled two bonus gifts for those who pre-order Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, or at least activate their keys by March 31st. What goodies does Blizzard have for us? One is a Demon Hunter.

Wait - doesn't Diablo III have a Demon Hunter? Yes it does. This one however is unlocked for Heroes of the Storm. The other gift is a pair of glorious Archangel wings to strut with.

Diablo III 's long awaited Patch 2.0.1 live today, features Loot 2.0 system

Posted: 25.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Finally having clawed its way out of closed beta and now the Public Test Realm, Blizzard announce Patch 2.0.1 will be going live for Diablo III today. It's an exciting chapter for the action-RPG of many loots.

Speaking of, the new loot system comes into effect which sees less drops but each more valuable overall. Paragon caps are also removed and difficulty levels become dynamic.

Early Diablo III development had 'branching story', "impossible to go down that road"

Posted: 24.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Leonard Boyarsky, an influence on Fallout and now lead world designer for Diablo III, has revealed that Blizzard originally planned for branching choices, and even a morality scale.

However they soon stepped away from that as Boyarsky feels an action-RPG isn't 'right' for branches, but the "bigger issue has to do with multiplayer." Weep for single-player.

Blizzard give first looks at Clans and Communities, Auction House closes March 18th

Posted: 20.02.2014 by Technet2k

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A reminder has been posted by Blizzard that the gold and real money Auction House for Diablo III will be closed indefinitely next month, March 18th. They also give us a first look at two new social features.

Clans and Communities are set to appear with patch 2.0.1. Essentially these are "easy and practical tools" to be made available for like-minded nephalem to go loot hunting.