Diablo III News (PS4)

Diablo III patch 2.0.5 released, Tyrael complains "with less frequency"

Posted: 14.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard has released the latest patch for Diablo III and high on the list of tweaks to the action RPG is getting Tyrael to pipe down about his "poor eating habits", and the 300% Gold Find cap is removed.

There's a slew of additional nuts and bolts changes to the character classes, some UI changes and general bug fixes like teleporting messing with quest progression.

Ladder system for Diablo III with Reaper of Souls' "first big content patch"

Posted: 25.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard has confirmed that a "ladder-like" system is on the way for Diablo III. They're calling it Seasons and it's still being worked on. There will also be "more legendary items" as rewards for Seasons and tiered Rifts.

That's the other thing coming with the "first big content patch" for Reaper of Souls. These provide "increasingly hard Rifts," to see who can go the furthest.

StarCraft Ghost "still perfectly viable," Blizzard unsure if it would ever pursue it

Posted: 24.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard producer Alex Mayberry teased that third-person spin-off StarCraft Ghost is something still on their minds at the studio, but he doesn't know "if we'll ever do it but I think it's something we'd like to do."

StarCraft was announced to be getting a spin-off over 10 years ago, and it was Blizzard's first major push onto consoles, but tech limitations meant they 'weren't ready'.

Blizzard launch new local servers in Sydney, Australia for Diablo III

Posted: 21.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Ahead of the Reaper of Souls launch, Blizzard has switched on a new data centre in Sydney, Australia for better local server support for Diablo III. It'll give ANZ players a "smoother gameplay" experience.

This doesn't limit play with friends around the globe, assure Blizzard. These new servers will be "completely invisible to local players" as everything seamlessly connects.

Diablo III hardcore heroes "were lost as a result" of login bug, Blizzard investigating

Posted: 19.03.2014 by Technet2k

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A bout of Sanctuary nudism, while liberally progressive, led to the valorous lives of some hardcore heroes to be cut short in Diablo III. The trouble stemmed from a login issue that 'wiped' gear items.

Blizzard are now investigating the nude Nephalem nightmare and are considering a "special one-time exception" to allow for a rollback on accounts, to resurrect hardcores.