Fact of the Day
Runewords were highly popular in Diablo 2. Runes were socketed into items to “craft” a runeword which would give that item different stats. They were planned for Diablo 3 but never reached the final game. In Diablo IV, runes and runewords make a comeback. To keep the game world consistent, Blizzard appears to have utilised the same rune names and some of the same icon imagery we saw in Diablo 2. We don’t know the eventual number of runes or exactly how they’ll function as that is still be revealed. Will there be different grades of runes, can they be removed or which items can they be placed in for example. Find out more in our runes & runewords section.
Latest Diablo News
There’s always a lot of debate and discussion within the community on how best to monetise Diablo. Blizzard is now looking at how that can be done with this new Diablo 4 Job Opening to direct how they will make cash from the game once it’s live.
With ChinaJoy now out of the way, Blizzard is ready to talk more about Diablo Immortal. Like the other teams, the developers are working from home so there’s been a transition period. There’s not too much to say in this update however but testing internal is happening and then feedback will be taken.
Most of the world is still trying to get back to some sort of normality but in China things are moving a little quicker. The ChinaJoy event is currently underway and Blizzard is in attendance. For Diablo folk there’s a focus on Diablo Immortal and there’s some new footage to check out.
You may remember a few days ago Blizzard said they were taking a look at Diablo 3 Season 21 after a barrage of complaints. Today a hotfix was applied.
We’re always keeping an eye on Diablo IV jobs and a new one has just opened up at Blizzard. This week Blizzard is seeking a Narrative Designer and perhaps that could be you. Diablo 3’s dialogue was a real hit and miss affair so let’s hope they find the right person.
The latest Diablo 3 Season 21 has not been going down well with a lot of players but Blizzard is taking a look at it. According to a post, they have been looking at feedback from the community.
Can you believe it’s been 20 years? 20 years and the game is still massively popular which is quite an accomplishment. It’s time to take a trip down memory lane and take a look back at Diablo 2’s launch.
Blizzard is celebrating 20 years of Diablo 2 with a few goodies including a retrospective from current the Diablo IV team, some speedrunning action, a limited edition Lord of Terror bust, and you can grab some Prime Evil Wings.