Blizzard chugs along the train tracks Diablo IV’s Beta this month with some new trailers and a new AMA with some nuggets of information.
Firstly, the studio released a so-called live-action trailer last night, and while technically there’s no live action Apart from a few birds at the beginning, the footage was Filming took place on a stunning live location – Chapelle de Jesuites in Cambrai, France – where artists were commissioned by the company to paint a truly massive Gothic mural especially for the shoot. Game of Thrones’ Charles Dance narrates a rather spooky experience, and there are also secondary videos that provide a behind-the-scenes look at the cathedral and the artists who took 30 days to hand-stitch each piece of canvas for the walls paint what are by far the most terrifying paintings since Vigo the Carpathian.
The developers also hosted one Twitter Spaces AMA last night, and luckily the highlights were summarized on Reddit. Notably, Blizzard has confirmed cross-play and cross-progression, character appearances can’t be saved in beta for use at launch, some crafting systems are for endgame only, casters on controllers won’t suck, players can party with everyone in the world, co-op -Communications will make it into the beta, and there doesn’t seem to be an NDA for the beta, meaning you can stream away.
https://massivelyop.com/2023/03/07/blizzard-commissioned-artists-to-paint-an-entire-cathedral-with-diablo-ivs-gothic-art/ Blizzard commissioned artists to paint an entire cathedral with Diablo IV’s Gothic art