Diablo Series News


Online-only Diablo 3 for consoles considered, but dropped

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Blizzard considered making the Diablo 3 online-only, but dropped the idea when its research showed many console players didn't have a reliable connection.


"I thought the PC was a beta test for consoles, pariticularly the AH. Amazed they're dropping the AH."

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Diablo III on PS3 to receive exclusive Sony-related items

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2013 7:19pm PDT

Diablo III on PS3 and PS4 will include exclusive Sony-related items that you'll be able to equip your characters with.


Diablo 3 coming to Xbox 360, launches with PS3 version on September 3

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2013 6:15am PDT

Blizzard had already announced the PlayStation 3 version of Diablo 3, so we had assumed it was coming to Xbox 360 as well. It appears our assumptions were right, as the company announced a version for Microsoft's current gen console, and a release date of September 3 for bot...


"I'm guessing if they don't appease PC players with the itemization patch there will be *Hell to ..."

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Diablo 3 for PS4 uses touchpad for inventory management

By Andrew Yoon, May 16, 2013 10:30am PDT

The upcoming PS4 version of Diablo 3 will use the PS4 touchpad in some way, although Blizzard is being a bit coy about how it all actually works.


"No, I was like 9 or 10 when Diablo II came out. It was just a really good game and left many ..."

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Diablo 3 gold-duping bug found, auction houses closed for now

By John Keefer, May 08, 2013 8:05am PDT

A gold-duping bug that has forced the closure of both auction houses should be fixed soon, but Blizzard has decided not to rollback the servers to pre-patch status, instead choosing to deal with the individual player accounts that decided to play fast and loose with the rule...


"Hey, I wasn't the one complaining about missing PvP. What you said is probably what it would be ..."

- vai90 see all 37 comments

Diablo 1.0.8 patch live with multiplayer upgrades

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 1:45pm PDT

The promised upgrades to Diablo 3's cooperative play experience are out today with the new 1.0.8 patch, along with a bunch of adjustments to the classes, monsters and loot to make adventuring a bit easier.


"Gosh, no one realised that this patch introduced a gold dupe? LOL @ Blizz!"

- Yxalitis see all 30 comments

Diablo 3 PlayStation 3 pre-orders get XP helm

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT

It's been almost a year since Diablo 3 launched, but the game has gotten some renewed attention because of the console versions that are in development. Now, you can start pre-ordering the PlayStation 3 version of the game and get an in-game item to make power-leveling easie...


"there's really no reason to have 2 systems for difficulty scaling in the game. it seems like ..."

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Blizzard details 1.0.8 multiplayer improvements

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2013 11:00am PDT

Blizzard has gabbed before about focusing on Diablo 3's co-op experience in patch 1.0.8, but what does that actually mean? What's new? What about me? What about my needs? Thankfully, Blizzard's thinking of me, and has explained a lot of changes to make multiplayer friendlier...


"it won't be fixed as long as the AH exists. for as many times as they've denied it, ..."

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Diablo 3's auction houses 'really hurt the game,' former game director says

By John Keefer, Mar 29, 2013 5:00am PDT

Diablo 3's game director Jay Wilson admitted today that both the real money and gold-based auction houses have "really hurt the game," but Blizzard hopes to fix the problems it has caused in minimizing item values instead of shutting them down completely.


"I said that (and thousands of others) like a year ago. Same goes for playing Diablo with a ..."

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Diablo 3 rollback tweaks target item duping

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2013 6:45am PDT

People have been awfully naughty abusing Diablo III's account rollback feature, which is only there to help people who've been hacked. First, Blizzard had to fix it to stop babies from resurrecting permadead Hardcore characters, and now it's making changes to stop charlatans...


"Glad to see they recognize this problem, I was getting tired of people in the auction house. "

- chewy001 see all 6 comments

Diablo 3 PS3 preview: couch looting

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT

A hands-on preview of Diablo 3 running on a PlayStation 3, peppered with thoughts from senior level designer Matthew Berger.


Diablo 3 trailer shows PlayStation 3 port in action

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2013 1:30pm PDT

If the screenshots for Diablo 3 on PlayStation 3 weren't enough to sate your curiosity about how well the traditional PC franchise would transition to console, then you'll want to check out the new trailer showing actual gameplay and the all-new user interface in action.


"Aye, long time D1/D2 Player and I haven't played it since early June 2012. Just isn't fun."

- Curike see all 11 comments

Diablo 3's next update to focus on co-op

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2013 11:30am PST

Diablo 3's senior technical game designer explains the focus of the upcoming 1.0.8 update, and how it aims to make co-op a more efficient way to play without going too far and making it feel required.


"Every few weeks I check out the forums, hoping to hear something that'll brig me back..but no... ..."

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Diablo 3 item drops to be tweaked

By John Keefer, Mar 05, 2013 2:34pm PST

There is nothing more frustrating then getting a Legendary item to drop after a boss fight in Diablo 3, only to find that it is not as good as a Rare you have, or worse yet, a duplicate Legendary drop. Blizzard is looking at ways to fix that problem, as well as how to maximi...


"How do you know if you're a Blizzard FanBoy? Dedicate 300 hours of your life to this terrible ..."

- rubencamacho78 see all 77 comments

Diablo 3 won't support PC-PlayStation play

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST

You had surely already guessed this, being a sensible person with even a smidgen of awareness of how the video games industry works, but now it's confirmed: the PS3 and PS4 editions of Diablo III will not have cross-platform play with the PC original. It won't support a keyb...


"Really, D3 for console is no surprise in the least. What would totally blow my socks off would ..."

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