Blizzard announced today the release date of the first season for console players (PS4 and Xbox One) of Diablo 3, which was announced at BlizzCon. Starting Friday March 31st console players will be able to enjoy season just like PC players have (including the Rebirth option). Check out the full details on the Blizzard post about this, below are a few of the important items coming for this season. The following is the sets available via Haedrig’s Gift for Season 10: Barbarian – The Legacy of Raekor Crusader – Armor of Akkhan Demon Hunter – Embodiment of the Marauder Monk – Inna’s Mantra Witch Doctor – Zunimassa’s Haunt Wizard – Delsere’s Magnum Opus Another key piece of info outlines that you will need to be connected to either the Playstation Network, or the Xbox Live service to create (or rebirth) your character for the season:
Playstation Experience will be in Las Vegas December 6-7 and Diablo 3 game director Josh Mosquiera will be there. The following video is of Josh talking about the Ultimate Evil Edition for the PS4 and that they will be announcing new features for it at the Playstation Experience. This could mean console players will also get to see Patch 2.1.2. If you are interested in attending the Playstation Experience you can buy your tickets here.
While Patch 2.1 has been live on the PC servers for a while now, console players have eagerly awaited for the game-changing update. Well, at least for PS4 players the wait is finally over! Patch 2.1 is scheduled for an October 7th release. Blizzard’s CM Lylirra took the announcement to the Playstation blog. Check out the new features avaliable today for PS4’s Ultimate Evil Edition. The first major content update for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition is coming today! We’re so excited to deliver patch 2.1.0 to PS4 and can’t wait for you to venture into The Vault, explore the murky corners of The Cesspools, level up your Legendary Gems, and find out just how far you can push your hero in Greater Rifts. So, what’s new and improved in patch 2.1.0? Let’s take a look! The “What’s New” Screen A “What’s New” screen will now
@Diablo recently tweeted that the Playstation players of Diablo 3 will soon be able to purchase Shadow of the Colossus themed downloadable content (DLC). The DLC will feature a new transmog set.
Blizzard announced that The Last of Us downloadable content (DLC) is coming to Diablo 3. The Last of Us, Naughty Dog‘s critically acclaimed, post-apocalyptic survival adventure game for Playstation 3, will contribute several of its infected adversaries to the minions of evil. Get ready to endure and survive, nephalem! #ComingSoon #UltimateEvilEdition @PlayStation @Naughty_Dog pic.twitter.com/cvKYn6N5mL — Diablo (@Diablo) June 10, 2014 The only solid information behind the announcement says that this content will be available for both Playstation 3 and 4 installments, and it will only be playable in a Nephalem Rift. The image seems to indicate that at least Clickers, Bloaters, and maybe Stalkers will be featured in the DLC (read up on The Last of Us‘s bestiary here). Release details and date are not yet known. Stay tuned for details.
Amazon is having a big sale today on Diablo 3. If you already don’t own the game on PC, PS3, or Xbox 360 now is the time to buy. The regular price of $39.99 has been dropped to $19.99 for all versions of Diablo 3. Best Buy is also offering the same deal. Of course, keep in mind that the Ultimate Evil Edition for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One is releasing in August and will include the original game with the Reaper of Souls expansion. However, that will cost you $59.99. If that one interests you more, pre-orders are currently available.
With Reaper of Souls coming to the Playstation 4, Chris Arnone does his best to put us in a reaping mood. So what does “The Beard” have in store for us this time? A Diablo 3 Drinking Song, like we needed more reasons to drink and celebrate here at BlizzPro. Oh, well. Here’s the video so you can enjoy it and jusy maybe you’ll sing along with us. Cheers to that! I sincerely hope that you are looking forward to this Ultimate Evil Edition as much as we are here at BlizzPro. But until then we can just keep enjoying our trusty PC Version. Be sure to check back here at BlizzPro for more Diablo content and coverage. Have fun and remember to drink responsibly.
Blizzard has just announced that Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls will be coming to the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on the 19th August. The Ultimate Evil Edition – that’s regular D3 plus the RoS expansion pack, for the unitiated – will cost $59.99 on the PS4 and Xbox One or $39.99 on the PS3 and Xbox 360. As a pre-order bonus, nephalem will receive the Infernal Pauldrons, a pair of fancy red-glowing shoulders with Vitality, Life per Second and Cooldown Reduction stats. On August 19, the Angel of Death invades console systems everywhere as Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ – Ultimate Evil Edition™ launches on the PS3™, PS4™, Xbox 360®, and Xbox One®. Prepare your living room now, nephalem, because by summer’s end you’ll face off against Death himself—with up to four players banding together on a single TV screen. Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition is filled
According to super secret internet rumors, Diablo III’s Ultimate Evil Edition is slated to release on September 25th. Blizzard has yet to confirm as much, however. While it still hasn’t been confirmed, Diablo III Game Director Josh Mosqueira took to the Twittersphere a bit ago with a tweet that’s either cryptic or not cryptic, depending on your perspective. It’s been an Ultimate Evil kinda of weekend… — ReaperOfToasts (@joshmosq) May 12, 2014 It could mean nothing. Josh might’ve just had a really evil weekend playing a Warlock in Hearthstone or something. It could also mean that we’ll get release date confirmation sometime this week. Time will tell!
Blizzpro’s very own Stephen Stewart had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with senior producer Julia Humphreys and senior level designer Matthew Berger at PAX East and ask some questions while playing the Ultimate Evil Edition of Reaper of Souls for the PS4. Without a doubt, the most amazing detail revealed during the play session is the changes the console team has made to the Massacre/Destruction bonuses. Instead of just giving relatively trivial experience bonuses the new perks can give you XP multipliers or speed boosts and they are even working on tying in the Nephalem Glory orbs and resource boosts to the differet kill streaks. Now that is a feature I will be jealous of if that doesn’t make it back into the PC version. The dev team is really making RoS shine on the console and make it feel like it was built for the PS4 from the