Diablo 2 1.11 Patch Released

Blizzard has announced that the Diablo 2 1.11 patch is now available, only a few days after the initial announcement. At FileShack you can download the patch for the original game and the Lord of Destruction expansion pack. Read about changes at Battle.net.

    A new Mystery has been revealed!
  • Players of Hell Difficulty Realm games are hereby warned once again, that a series of new and challenging tests await you! The answer lies within Diablo's Bosses, which span across the world from the Den of Evil to the Throne of Destruction...
    New Items
  • Added 10 New Runewords.
  • Added new Unique Items that will drop from Special Bosses.
    Hireling Enhancements
  • Players can purchase hirelings that are within 1-5 levels below their own level.
  • The rate at which hirelings gain experience has been increased. They should now stay closer to the player's level.
In other Blizzard news the company has announced it is closing Blizzard North, moving most of its employees there to the Irvine headquarters. The (former) North team is working on an unannounced project.