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Diablo 2 Resurrected 2.4 PTR is now live

Diablo 2 Resurrected 2.4 PTR

It’s time! The Diablo2 Resurrected Patch 2.4 PTR is now live and kicking.

Diablo 2 Resurrected 2.4 PTR Notes

Hi everyone,

As the PTR kicks off, we want to provide a comprehensive overview of this test’s objectives and pre-made characters available to participants. We hope you find this guide helpful as you prepare to experience the exciting new changes of Patch 2.4!

PTR OVERVIEW

The Public Test Realm (PTR) is a special realm where we can test balance, bug fixes, and other enhancements we make in Diablo II: Resurrected. This test environment is available to all owners of the game on PC. Beyond new Rune Words, Mercenary tweaks, new Horadric Cube recipes, and more, a primary focus of this test will revolve around the Class Balance Changes.

It’s our goal to empower players with the means to acquire and test these new items on the PTR. Your impressions and feedback will assist us in optimizing these updates ahead of the live release and first season of Ladder Rank Play. To share your feedback, select the “Provide Feedback” on the front-end screen of the Diablo II: Resurrected PTR client or post your feedback on our PTR Feedback forum.


PTR PRE-MADES

After players successfully acquire access to the PTR (click this link 41 for instructions), all participants will receive 7 pre-made characters, 8 mule characters, and 5 free slots will remain empty if participants wish to make a fresh character. These pre-made characters will be Late Game focused (85), however, if you wish to simulate an experience of earlier levels of play, participants can choose to not spend all their skill points and attributes.

Pre-made classes will have basic items and class-specific gear, while the mules will have a plethora of Runes, Uniques, Sets, etc. This will enable participants to be amply equipped to experience the full breadth of content within the PTR. As you progress, your pre-made character will evolve with any persisting changes from gameplay. Simply, Save and Exit to retain your character’s progress and resume where you left off for your next playthrough.

PLEASE NOTE: Deleting a template character and re-launching the client will re-deploy the template to the user’s account, including a refilled personal stash and inventory. Items moved from the personal stash and inventory to the shared stash are unaffected by this.


KNOWN ISSUES

Shown below is a list of in-game known issues we’re currently aware of being part of the updated PTR balance build.

PLEASE NOTE: This is not a complete list of all currently tracked issues affecting this build of Diablo II: Resurrected, rather just a list of known issues with this release.

LOGIN QUEUES

There are many eager to jump into the PTR and experience the new balance changes. At the launch of this new test build, we expect there will be login queues as a large number of testers surge into the PTR. We only expect this for the first few hours during the launch of PTR.

You may be asking, why are there queues? This is mainly due to the fact that each account logging in has to populate with pre-made characters that we have setup for PTR. This creates a bit of a strain on our database which isn’t fully scaled to the same state as of our retail servers. We do not expect this in retail launch as players already have characters populated on their own accounts.

We appreciate your patience through this time.

PTR KNOWN ISSUES

In-Game Issues

  • Arcanna’s Tricks set is not accurately totaling mana buff when full set is equipped
  • Civerb’s Vestments full set bonus is granting more defense than intended

For PureDiablo site visitors, a load of sections are being updated as fast as possible prior to the new patch being finalised. This will include new runewords, recipes etc, some of which have already been added.

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