Diablo 2: Resurrected – Coming Soon to Playstation, Xbox, and Switch

Diablo 2: Resurrected - Coming Soon to Playstation, Xbox, and Switch

Diablo is an action hack-and-slash action role-playing game that was developed by Blizzard North and is currently continued by Blizzard Entertainment because North shut down in 2005. A lot of classics are doing Remasters to bring back the fans and potentially many new players. Many fans should be excited about the news confirmation.

Diablo 2: Resurrected – Coming To Numerous Platforms

The game’s technical Alpha testing period was revealed back on April 9th. This gave the players who were invited a week to see glimpses of the remake for a week. The announcement of the remake at the BlizzCon 2021.

In an interview with PCGamesN done a little while ago, the team stated;

“We are hoping to increase that number [of participating players] come the beta, especially because the beta is multiplayer.”

Blizzard gave the public a glimpse of the gameplay which lasted around 50 minutes. It broke down what players should expect when they get their hands on a copy of the game.

The game’s graphics are a lot better due to the new 3D graphics that were built for 4K. If players do not like the new graphics, they will be able to switch to the original graphics which can bring back memories for many of the original players and fans of the game.

All classes, including those from the Lord of Destruction expansion were shown in the trailer which portrays why the developers haven’t forgotten about the day ones. This means all of the classic content should be available in the remake for the gamers to enjoy.

The original game remains untouched but the sound effects and soundtracks have been slightly changed for the better as it will have 7.1 surround sound support. Despite the game being 20 years old, there is a lot of hype around it. The question for many fans is will be available only on PC, or will it be available on numerous platforms.

The much anticipated question is finally answered. The release date has not been confirmed but the game will be available to the public this year on multiple platforms other than PC.

Diablo II: Resurrected will be launching on Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.

Diablo will be available on console for the first time in it’s franchise’s history. This is a big achievement as the company will be able to reach more fans and a new target demographic. If players have the original Diablo 2 as a saved file, there is good news for those players. The saved data can transfer over even though the game is two decades old.

Gamers will be able to do one more thing. It looks like you will be able to continue your progress on console if you’re on PC and vice-versa. With franchises like Mass Effect doing remakes of their games, it will be interesting to see how fans react to this remake. Do you think Diablo 2: Resurrected will live up to the hype?


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