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Blizzard reveals the big Diablo II Resurrected changes after feedback from players

Blizzard reveals the big Diablo II Resurrected changes after feedback from players

We're quickly closing in on the release date for Diablo II Resurrected, but before the game arrives in September, Blizzard has shared the big changes it's making to it based on player feedback. Blizzard collected this feedback during the technical alpha that took place back in April, so if you played through that and submitted ideas to Blizzard afterward, you might want to check the list to see if your feedback prompted some change.

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Diablo II Resurrected release date revealed by Xbox

Diablo II Resurrected release date revealed by Xbox

We always expect a few surprises during these E3 reveal events, but today Microsoft had one that none of us were expecting. As Microsoft revealed games rapid-fire, we got to see a new trailer for Diablo II Resurrected. Nothing out of the ordinary there - Diablo II Resurrected is coming to consoles, after all - but what was surprising about this trailer is that it revealed Diablo II Resurrected's release date.

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Diablo II Resurrected alpha impressions: Back to Hell we go

Diablo II Resurrected alpha impressions: Back to Hell we go

Diablo II Resurrected's first technical alpha wrapped up earlier this week, giving us a brief glimpse at the game Diablo fans have been requesting for years. This is the first of at least two Diablo II Resurrected tests Blizzard plans to hold, and this one was fairly limited in scope - not only did we just have the weekend to check out the game, but we were limited to three of the game's seven classes and just two of its Acts.

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Diablo II Resurrected live on Twitch and YouTube starting Thursday

Diablo II Resurrected live on Twitch and YouTube starting Thursday

Blizzard announced that this weekend Diablo II: Resurrected will be available to play in a limited Technical Alpha experience. This means you won't likely get to keep what you find, and your characters might never see the light of day after said Alpha is complete. BUT you'll get to play... if you're lucky enough to be invited to play. If not, there's always YouTube and Twitch for watching streamers who have said opportunity.

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Diablo II Resurrected technical alpha kicks off this week: How to opt-in

Diablo II Resurrected technical alpha kicks off this week: How to opt-in

With Diablo IV still a ways off, there are a lot of Blizzard fans out there who are looking forward to the release of Diablo II: Resurrected. The game is coming at some point later this year, but in the lead up to launch, Blizzard has indicated that it'll be hosting multiple tests. The first test - a technical alpha - is kicking off later this week, and it'll give fans an early look at the game.

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Diablo II: Resurrected will support your ancient original game saves

Diablo II: Resurrected will support your ancient original game saves

Blizzard has just dropped a somewhat surprising detail about its recently announced Diablo II: Resurrected remastered game: you'll be able to import your decades' old game saves from the original title, allowing you to pick up where you left off. The original Diablo II game was released in June 2000 and now has the honor of being a cult classic.

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Diablo 2: Resurrected PC requirements shouldn’t shock you (yet)

Diablo 2: Resurrected PC requirements shouldn’t shock you (yet)

PC requirements for the game Diablo 2: Resurrected are not particularly monstrous. If you run Diablo 2 on your computer right now, chances are you'll be able to run Diablo 2: Resurrected with little change or upgrade. This is, of course, for the most basic and low-resolution version of the game, but still - it's none too wild!

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Diablo 2 Resurrected gets some good news for fans of the original

Diablo 2 Resurrected gets some good news for fans of the original

At BlizzConline over the weekend, Blizzard revealed the long-awaited Diablo 2 remake, which will be known as Diablo 2 Resurrected. Obviously, the reveal of Diablo 2 Resurrected sparked a lot of questions among fans, especially after the disaster that was Warcraft 3 Reforged. Blizzard - or more specifically Vicarious Visions, the Blizzard subsidiary working on Diablo 2 Resurrected - has answered some of those burning questions, especially a very important one about whether or not Diablo 2 Resurrected will overwrite original Diablo 2 installs.

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Diablo II remastered with 4K support is heading to consoles and PC

Diablo II remastered with 4K support is heading to consoles and PC

Blizzard has announced a remastered version of Diablo II for gaming consoles and PC. The updated version is called Diablo II: Resurrected, and it'll offer gameplay at up to 4K with remastered graphics and cross-platform progression alongside the classic gameplay. Blizzard is currently in the technical alpha phase.

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Are Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 launching in 2021? Don’t get your hopes up

Are Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 launching in 2021? Don’t get your hopes up

If you were holding out hope for either Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2 releasing in 2021, then we unfortunately have some sour news for you. It looks like neither game is going to make it out the gate this year, with Activision-Blizzard reporting in a recent call with investors the launches of Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 aren't being included in its outlook for 2021.

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BlizzCon 2021 “Celebration Collection” bundles revealed

BlizzCon 2021 “Celebration Collection” bundles revealed

This week the folks at Blizzard responsible for pumping up their next major games conference revealed a set of "packs" before the show. These packs include goodies for games of all sorts, including Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, and StarCraft II. Also in the mix for goods were Diablo III, and World of Warcraft. The packs were made available this week for approximately $20, $40, and $60 USD, depending on which level you were looking for.

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Vicarious Visions move to Blizzard means remastered Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft

Vicarious Visions move to Blizzard means remastered Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft

The folks at Vicarious Visions will soon need to switch up their digital business cards. Back in the year 2005, the developer brand and its developers were acquired by the folks at Activision. In the year 2008, Acivision merged with Blizzard, forming Acivision Blizzard. So why should you or I or anyone spend even a moment thinking about how the Activision-owned developer group Vicarious Visions was merged into Blizzard?

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