News | Open beta Diablo 2 Resurrected will be held this weekend

The open beta of Diablo 2: Resurrected will be held this weekend.

The beta has been running for almost a week for people who pre-ordered the game or received a code via Twitch, but this weekend the beta can be played by everyone. Both the single player and multiplayer modes can be tested. In addition, there is cross-progression between the PC and console versions.

The open beta begins on August 20 at 7:00 PM on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and S, and Xbox One. It ends on August 23 at 7:00 PM. You can already install the beta from today.

In the open beta, five different classes are playable (Barbarian, Druid, Amazon, Sorceress, and Paladin). Assassin and Necromancer will also be added upon release of the game. In the beta, the first two acts from the game are playable.

Diablo 2: Resurrected, out September 23, includes both the main game and the Lord of Destruction expansion. Players can expect improved animations and effects, dynamic lighting and 4K resolution. The game is being developed by Blizzard in partnership with Vicarious Visions and will be released for PC, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The latter console is not part of the beta period.


News | Open Beta for Diablo 2 Resurrected Announced

An open beta of Diablo 2 Resurrected will be held over the weekend of August 20.

The open beta begins on August 20 at 7:00 PM on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and S, and Xbox One. It ends on August 23 at 7:00 PM. The beta can be installed on August 18.

People who pre-ordered the game or bought the Diablo Prime Evil Collection can already participate in an Early Access period this weekend.

In the open beta, five different classes are playable which are the Barbarian, Druid, Amazon, Sorceress, and Paladin. Assassin and Necromancer will also be added upon release of the game. In the beta, the first two acts from the game are playable. Multiplayer is also playable, no PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription is required. Progress made can be carried over to the full version of the game.

Diablo 2: Resurrected, out September 23, includes both the main game and the Lord of Destruction expansion. Players can expect improved animations and effects, dynamic lighting and 4K resolution. The game is being developed by Blizzard in partnership with Vicarious Visions and will be released for PC, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The latter console is not part of the beta period.


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.