Blizzard to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Diablo With Special In-Game Events

Everyone from Overwatch to Heroes of the Storm will be celebrating Diablo's 20th birthday. 


To celebrate Diablo’s 20th anniversary, Blizzard has announced a number of in-game events and rewards coming to its various properties.

Ranging from Diablo III to Overwatch, here’s a breakdown of everything on offer for players to celebrate 20 years of Sanctuary.

  • Diablo III - In The Darkening of Tristram event, explore a reimagined version of the original cathedral and collect a number of classic items from previous Diablo games.

  • Hearthstone - In this Tavern Brawl event, you’ll meet a “hooded stranger” with a “grim deck” and slowly learn about this mysterious person.

  • Heroes of the Storm - Fight on a new brawl map for a new Diablo-themed portrait.

  • Overwatch - In-game sprays evoking your favorite Diablo III classes and a new player icon paying homage to the Lord of Terror.

  • Starcraft II - Deck yourself out with a Diablo-themed worker portrait in Starcraft II.

  • World of Warcraft - Encounter beings from Sanctuary in the realm of Azeroth.

No specific start date has been given for any of these events, but they are said to be starting soon and will run for a limited time. Be sure to keep an eye out for updates in your favorite Blizzard games for more information.

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