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Diablo Press Desk

Diablo Press DeskThe Diablo Press Desk highlights all the major announcements and information for Diablo IV, Diablo 2 Resurrected, and the Diablo franchise going right back to Diablo 1.

This list is updated as soon as new information about Diablo IV, Diablo 2 Resurrected or other important Blizzard news is released.

The Diablo Press Desk list below also includes press coverage from other media outlets and it’s worth checking regularly to make sure you don’t miss any coverage or news.

The Diablo Press Desk List by Date


Date Type Title Synopsis
13 October Press Release Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard Deal is finally concluded.
10 Oct Dev Update Diablo 4 Campfire Chat – Season 2 Members of the development team spilled their crimson-coated knowledge about Patch 1.2.0
4 Oct News Diablo 4 Coming to Steam Game coming to the popular platform.
4 Oct Dev Update Diablo 4 Season 2 Dev Chat Details of Season 2 discussed.
30 Sept News Diablo 4 nominated for Golden Joystick Award Voting starts
28 Aug Interview Developer interview “This is a live service game and it’s going to take time”. Challenges exposed.
28 July Dev Update Diablo 4 28 July Campfire Dev Chat The Devs provide more info and feedback prior to Patch 1.1.1
21 July Dev Update Diablo 4 21 July Campfire Dev Chat The Devs respond to the outpouring from fans over Patch 1.1.0a
6 July Dev Update Diablo 4 6 July Campfire Dev Chat Learn more about the Diablo 4 Season 1 theme, mechanics, and journey.
16 June Dev Update Diablo 4 16 June Campfire Dev Chat The devs share some of the upcoming changes to Diablo 4
13 June Press Release Diablo 4 makes more than 666 million in six days. Sales Numbers
7 June Press Release Diablo toys coming courtesy of McFarlane Toys More Diablo merch thanks to this new deal.
6 June Dev Update Messagae form Joe Shely and Rod Fergusson Rod and Joe share their thoughts now the game has launched for everyone.
30 May Press Diablo 4 Reviews Round-up Scores from the media.
27 May Interview Interview with Rolling Stone The audio team get some air time in this latest Diablo 4 interview.
26 May Press Release Make Your Mark event announced Hardcore players to be added to statue.
26 May Press Release Diablo 4 Lilith Chocolate Pop-up shop in London opens.
25 May Video Diablo 4 Live Action Launch Trailer Actors promote the game.
23 May Video Diablo 4 Story Launch Trailer The story revealed.
17 May Video Diablo 4 Launch Trailer Promo for launch.
17 May Press Release BlizzCon returns in 2023 After a break, the even is back.
10 May Dev Update Developer Chat Find out about the Diablo 4 Battle Pass, Seasons, and this weekend’s Server Slam.
12 Apr Interview Diablo 4 Endgame PCGamer tackles the Endgame with Joseph Piepiora
12 Apr Interview Diablo 4 Endgame Inven interview with Kayleigh Calder and Joseph Piepiora
12 Apr Interview Diablo 4 Endgame Wccftech talks to Kayleigh Calder and Joseph Piepiora
12 Apr Interview Diablo 4 Endgame Endgame discussed on MMORPG
5 Apr Video Into the Endgame Video Blizzard talk about the endgame in a promo video.
12 Apr Interview Diablo 4 Endgame Forbes post their take on the endgame and Seasonal content
2 Nov Interview Shely and Fergusson Diablo 4 interview Returning to Darkness
18 Aug Dev Update Diablo 4 Development Update – August Seasons, shop, and more
24 June Interview Xbox podcast with Rod Fergusson on Diablo 4 The podcast catches up with Rob following the recent Necromancer announcement.
18 June Dev Update Diablo 4 developer update – The Necromancer The next class is revealed.
29 March Dev Update Quarterly Dev Update March 2022  Art & Environments
20 Dec Dev Update Quarterly Dev Update Dec 2021 Itemisation and VFX
3 Nov Blizzard Update Diablo 4 Release Delayed Diablo 4 release delayed according to financial report.
7 oct Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Quarterly update – Sound Design Game Director Joe Shely and Sound Supervisor Kris Giampa focus on audio creation.
5 July Interview Diablo 4 Art Interview John Mueller talks to PCGamesN
30 June Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Quarterly update – 30 June 2021 A closer look at the monster and character art.
6 May Interview Diablo 2 Resurrected Interview with Chris Amaral and Rob Galerani IGN Interview
18 Apr Interview Diablo 2 Resurrected Interview with Chris Amaral and Rob Galerani Interview with PCGamesN.
17 Apr Interview Diablo 2 Resurrected Interview with Chris Amaral and Rob Galerani Interview following the alpha test completion from
14 Apr Article Final thoughts on the Technical Alpha A recap of the Alpha test and overall impressions of the remaster.
11 Apr Video All the streaming video coverage of the Technical Alpha Elly and Rush share their gameplay.
9 Apr Article Technical Alpha Initial Impressions PureDiablo’s first look at the Alpha version.
7 Apr FAQ Diablo 2 Resurrected Fact Sheet Pre-alpha FAQ sheets and screenshots.
19 Feb BlizzCon Diablo Q&A Session Recap All the Diablo developers answer questions about Diablo 4, Diablo 2 Resurrected and Diablo Immortal.
19 Feb BlizzCon Diablo 2 Resurrected Panel Recap Developers discuss the remaster.
19 Feb BlizzCon First Diablo 2 Resurrected Screenshots, Trailer & Gameplay The Diablo 2 remaster is revealed.
19 Feb BlizzCon Diablo 4 Reveals The Rogue is revealed
19 Feb Interview IGN Interview on Diablo 4 PvP and Rogue Discussing the BlizzCon reveals.
19 Feb Interview Eurogamer Interview with Diablo 2 Resurrected team Discussing the Diablo2 Resurrected BlizzCon reveals
19 Feb Interview Rurogamer Interview on Rogue and PvP Discussing the new Diablo 4 class.
30 Jan Press Release Vicarious Visions Former Studio Head Jennifer Oneal Promoted to EVP of Development at Blizzard Reshuffling after Vivarious Visions merger.
22 Jan Press Release Activision moves Vicarious Visions into Blizzard Studio known for remasters joins Blizzard family.
16 Dec Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Update #4 This time there’s an update on the newer skill tree, and finally some updates on Itemisation.
2 Nov Announcement Joe Piepiora is new Lead Systems Designer on Diablo 4 New team member appointed.
6 oct Press Release Activision Blizzard to Close French Offices French offices closing down.
29 Sept Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Update #3 Game Director Luis Barriga looks at skills and talents.
26 Jun Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Update #2 The team discusses their current progress which has been working heavily on the Dry Steppes to create a more “cohesive experience” while testing.
26 Feb Dev Update Diablo 4 Developer Update #1 Interface design and how the team is also developing controller support on PC and on console, and a look at monster families.
3 Dec Dev Update System Design in Diablo 4 – Part 2 Items and Affixes discussed.
19 Nov Dev Update System Design in Diablo 4 – Part 1 Blizzard’s David Kim talks about itemisation, end-game progressions and more.
1 Nov BlizzCon Panel Diablo 4 Systems & Features Panel Transcript. Tim Ismay, Senior Producer. David Kim, Lead Systems Designer. Angela Del Priore, Lead UI Designer. Zaven Haroutunian, Lead Dungeon Designer. Joe Shely, Lead Game Designer.
1 Nov BlizzCon Panel Diablo 4 Reveal Panel Transcript.  Luis Barriga, Game Director, Tiffany Wat, Senior Producer and John Mueller, Art Director introduce D4.
1 Nov Press Release Diablo 4 Announced Blizzard reveals the latest game in the franchise at BlizzCon.
4 Nov Press Release Necromancer Blizzcon Diablo 3 Fact Sheet Details on the Diablo 3 expansion.
21 Aug Announcement Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Announced Diablo 3 gets its first and only expansion.
21 Feb Press Release Diablo 3 PS3 and PS4 Announced Diablo 3 coming to console systems.
1 Apr Announcement Diablo 3 Auction House Closing After much criticism, Blizzard pulls the plug on the controversial auction house.
20 Aug Announcement Paragon System Introduced Extending the reason to keep playing revealed by Blizzard.
19 Jun Announcement Blizzard offers Koreans Refund on Diablo 3 Server instability acknowledged by Blizzard as refunds are dished out.
15 May Press Release Diablo 3 Launches The third game in the franchise finally launches worldwide.
25 Apr Press Release Diablo 3 Launch Events Worldwide Special events for launch are taking place globally.
15 Mar Press Release Diablo 3 Release Date Announced Blizzard reveals the date all fans have been waiting for.
3 Jun  Press Release Resignation of Founding Members Blizzard North veterans decide to walk away from Blizzard.
26 Jul  Press Release Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction Breaks Sales Records Expansion sells a load of copies.
1 Sep  Press Release Blizzard Entertainment announces plans for the Diablo 2 Expansion The first and only expansion for the second game in the franchise brings two new classes.
28 Jun  Press Release Diablo 2 Ships Worldwide Diablo 2 is finally released.
27 Jun  Press Release Diablo II hits the stores 30th June 2000 The date to get excited about is unleashed to fans.
7 Jun  Press Release Diablo 2 Goes Gold Development on the sequel finally concludes.
28 Apr  Press Release Diablo 2 Nears Completion as Blizzard Prepares for Final Testing Beta testing is coming to an end.
15 Mar  Press Release Diablo 2 Beta Sign-ups for Next Week Fans get ready to put their names down to test the sequel.
3 Mar  Press Release Diablo 2 Collector’s Edition Announced Fancy box of extra goodies will be available for all those wanting to splash out.
11 Nov  Press Release Diablo 2 and Beta Test Delayed
12 Nov  Press Release Diablo “The Calling” Debuts on Big Screen
15 Sep  Press Release Battle.Net Remains World’s Largest Online Game Service
15 May Press Release Blizzard Entertainment Expands Number One Selling Franchises Through Licensing Deals
14 Apr Press Release Blizzard Entertainment Unveils Diablo II’s Latest Updates
13 May Press Release Blizzard Entertainment Previews Diablo II’s Realistic 3D Support
4 Feb Press Release Still The Biggest Online Gaming Service
20 Nov Press Release Cendant Corporation to Sell Software Division
9 Nov Press Release Microstar Software Settles Lawsuit For Violation Of Blizzard Entertainment’s End-user License Agreement
8 Sep Press Release Diablo II, Sequel To The Number-One Selling Roll-Playing Game, Debuts With 3Dfx Support
28 May Press Release Blizzard Entertainment Unveils Diablo II
7 Sep Press Release Blizzard Entertainment Announces Diablo II Sequel to 1997’s best-selling game in the works
25 Jun Press Release Diablo Hits 13 Million Games Played Over Battle.Net
18 June Press Release Blizzard Prepares To Expand features and Global Network
8 Apr Press Release Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo Remains Number-One Selling Game


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