Just over 11 years after the release of Diablo IIIthis is the day when Diablo IV worked … for expensive pre-orders of the edition. The global edge for the long-awaited latest entry in Blizzard’s flagship ARPG franchise begins tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT for players who have purchased the Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Edition of the game.
However, all standard edition orders will have to wait until next Monday evening to dive into the blood-soaked world of Sanctuary. No matter what edition you have, you can preload it to shorten the wait time for release.
Diablo General Manager Rod Fergusson admitted that the introduction of Diablo IV Perhaps “a bit bumpy” but that Blizzard has high hopes that the ARPG will prove to be “the resurgence of the franchise.”
And while the game garnered strong reviews ahead of release, the community has is less enchanted with some of the prizes and offers in the Cash Shop (e.g. a $28 outfit).
To whet your appetite for the carnage (and story) to come, here’s the final episode of Diablo IV’s “Book of Lorath” to enjoy:
And the company announces a collaboration with Halsey and BTS-Suga.
– Diablo (@diablo) June 1, 2023