News | Diablo 2: Resurrected announced for consoles and PC

Diablo 2: Resurrected was announced yesterday during BlizzCon 2021 for PC and consoles.

Rumors had been circulating for some time that a new version of Diablo 2 was in the works. Diablo 2: Resurrected is a full HD remaster of the original in three dimensions.

The game includes both the main game and the Lord of Destruction expansion. Players can expect improved animations and effects, dynamic lighting and a 4K resolution. 27 minutes of the game’s cutscenes have been completely remade. The soundtrack also supports Dolby 7.1 surround sound.

Players can switch between the classic game and the remaster at any time. There are seven classes to choose from: the Amazon, Barbarian, Necromancer, Paladin, Sorceress, Assassin, and Druid.

The game is being developed by Blizzard in partnership with Vicarious Visions, and should be released on PC, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch sometime later this year. All versions support cross-progression.

News | Rogue class for Diablo 4 revealed

Blizzard unveiled the Rogue class for Diablo 4 at the opening ceremony of BlizzCon 2021.

It is the fourth class to be revealed after the Barbarian, Druid and Sorceress. That means that one more class has to be announced.

The Rogue is a new version of an original class from the first Diablo. It moves very quickly across the battlefield and can run at close range as well as from a distance. In addition, players can completely customize the look, play style and backstory of the class.

The Rogue reveal features Diablo 4’s first new gameplay since the game was announced at BlizzCon 2019. Diablo 4 is coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, although it is likely that versions will also appear on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S. There is no release date yet, although it is already clear that Diablo 4 will not be released this year.

News | Blizzard reveals Blizzcon's schedule online

Blizzard has posted Blizzcon's schedule online.

The fair is on 19 and 20 February and will be held completely online this year due to the corona virus. Previously, fans could buy a ticket to physically visit the fair, or buy a ticket to view it virtually. This year Blizzcon is completely free for everyone.

The schedule shows that an opening ceremony will be held on 19 February. After that, viewers can switch between six channels. In addition to the main channel, they focus on World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Heartstone, Diablo and a strategy channel for games such as Warcraft 3, Starcraft and Heroes of the Storm.

The complete, interactive schedule can be viewed via the Blizzcon website.