The Diablo III blog has been updated with a short post indicating that both Companion and Reforging scrolls have been removed from the beta version of the game. According to the team, the systems were underdeveloped and can be reworked into something cool.
Neither of those are issues we felt like we could solve without a lot of additional work, and we’re trying to close in on a solid release date for the game, not move further away. When weighing these systems against releasing the game, we decided to cut these scrolls and stay on track for the game’s release.
Read the full post on the Diablo III blog.