Players looking for more people to take on enemies of Sanctuary will be able to more easily find like-minded folks via Facebook integration. Folks who tie their Facebook account to the BattleNet launcher will be able to add friends as well as see "Suggested Friends". At the moment, this functionality is available only for Diablo 3 in beta, though Blizzard has plans to bring it to other games as well.
The Diablo 3 site has been updated with the latest PTR notes for v2.5 that will bring a pair of much-requested features into the game: an Amory and a special collection space for crafting materials.
The Diablo 3 20th Anniversary event "The Darkening of Tristram" is in full swing. With just over two weeks to go before it ends, it's worth taking a visit for nostalgia's sake and to collect a pair of companion pets, a few achievements and some banner cosmetics. We've got all the info you need to make your time both profitable and fun so head on in to learn more.
Diablo III players have a lot to look forward to with the arrival of the Anniversary Patch, v2.4.3. The anniversary event it a nod back to the original Diablo game with special "retro graphics", the original game soundtrack and a sixteen level dungeon with nostalgic items including a King's Sword, the Butcher's Cleaver and more.
Blizzard has released a great preview video of the upcoming 'Anniversary' patch, v2.4.3. Players will be able to take part in the special month-long anniversary content that is a nod back to the original game in the series. In addition, several of legendary items have been updated, both general legendaries and those part of class sets.
Members of the original development team talk about the idea behind the Diablo series, their favorite moments and much, much more in this awesome 20th anniversary retrospective video.
With the arrival of the twentieth anniversary of Diablo on December 31st, Blizzard is pulling out all the stops across its many games. In Diablo III, of course, players can play the Darkening of Tristram event but players in Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Overwatch, World of Warcraft and Starcraft II will also find celebratory goodies.
Blizzard has announced that Diablo 3 Season 8 will end in all regions on December 30th. Season 9 will begin a week later on January 6th. On December 30th all seasonal characters will be transfered to the non-season character list with all progress and items retained.
The Darkening of Tristram event for Diablo 3 is on the PTR for Blizzard's ARPG. We dove in head first to play the first few levels of the re-imagined Diablo 1 - and ran smack dab into the butcher. Watch the first 15 or so minutes of Diablo 1 in D3, and let us know what you think!
People were expecting something huge from Diablo at BlizzCon 2016. And while we got news of the Necromancer (it's awesome), and a Diablo 1 anniversary event (also awesome) we wanted more. We expected more. And it's that lack of a bigger expansion or sequel to Diablo 3 that makes us believe there's something bigger coming from Tristram.