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19.02.2021 - Diablo 2 Resurrected Announcement

Diablo 2: Resurrected was just announced at BlizzConline 2021!!!

The Lord of Destruction Returns

Diablo 2: Resurrected Logo
Diablo 2: Resurrected Logo

Diablo game director announced the Diablo 2 Remaster called Diablo 2: Resurrected

It looks different from what most people were anticipated. It looks like it will be a whole redesign.

There is now an official website for the game - https://diablo2.blizzard.com/

Sign up for the Technical Alpha

Diablo 2: Resurrected Technical Alpha
Diablo 2: Resurrected Prime Technical Alpha

MrLammaSC had an interview with the devs currently working on Resurrected and they are very cool and passionate guys.

Diablo 2: Resurrected Devs Panel
Diablo 2: Resurrected Devs Panel

New Features

  • PC & all consoles this year for $39.99 and Prive Evil Collection for $59.99. If you want to play a PC & Console you need separate purchases
  • Release date in 2021
  • Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Date in 2021
    Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Date in 2021
  • Moving from 2D to 3D
  • No changes to Trading
  • Improvement on how you browse for Battle.net games
  • Seasons to be less than 6 months long
  • Can be played offline
  • Moving over to the modern Battle.net helps with duping and bots. They weren't specific on any other methods of stopping bots/duping for now
  • Duplicate character names will be allowed. Behind the scenes the character name will be tied to your Bnet tag
  • People can play Cross-region, i.e Europe, Asia, US
  • Remastered graphics—monsters, heroes, items, spells, sounds, cinematics all resurrected
  • Ultra High Definition 4k (2160p) remastered graphics on PC—or enjoy the original Diablo II, old-school style—at the press of a button with the legacy toggle with. When you switch back to classic the old classic Diablo 2 will be running as it was never remastered
  • Faster Cast Rate and other framing counters will swtich from using frames to time but designers say that there will not be a change in the numbers
  • Cross progression - Planned support for cross-progression—take your progress wherever you play. Cross-progression requires a linked Battle.net account and separate Diablo II: Resurrected purchase for each supporting platform.
  • All Cinematics remastered
  • Optional Gold Autoloot
  • Item comparison using Shift key. No recommendation
  • Diablo 2: Item Comparison
    Diablo 2: Item Comparison
  • Expanded Stash
    • Personal Stash increased from 6x8 to 10x10 grid.
    • Shared Stash tab available to all characters on a single Battle.net account.
    • Transfer gear easily between heroes—no mules required.
    Diablo 2: Resurrected Expanded Stash
    Expanded Stash
  • Redesigned UI including Advanced Stats - Calcualtion of all magic properties such as total MF
  • Diablo 2: Resurrected Redesigned UI
    Redesigned UI
  • Revamped Ladder Seasons
  • Diablo 2: Resurrected Revamped Ladder Seasons
    Revamped Ladder Seasons

Announcement Trailer

Here is the whole announcement trailer. The tailer says that the game will be released in 2021 on PC and Consoles and it will have cross progression!

Here is the gallery of what we've got so far

Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Select Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Select Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Amazon in Jail level
Diablo 2: Resurrected Amazon in Jail level
Diablo 2: Resurrected Assassin Countess Run
Diablo 2: Resurrected Assassin Countess Run
Diablo 2: Resurrected Assassin Nihlatak Temple before Pindleskin
Diablo 2: Resurrected Assassin Nihlatak Temple before Pindleskin
Diablo 2: Resurrected Barbarian Fearing Carvers Act 1
Diablo 2: Resurrected Barbarian Fearing Carvers Act 1
Diablo 2: Resurrected Barbarian Whirlwinding Maggots
Diablo 2: Resurrected Barbarian Whirlwinding Maggots
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid Hurricane
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid Hurricane
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid Lycantrophy
Diablo 2: Resurrected Druid Lycantrophy
Diablo 2: Resurrected Duriels Shell
Diablo 2: Resurrected Duriels Shell
Diablo 2: Resurrected Necromancer
Diablo 2: Resurrected Necromancer
Diablo 2: Resurrected Paladin Duriel Opening
Diablo 2: Resurrected Paladin Duriel Opening
Diablo 2: Resurrected Paladin in Catacombs using Hammers
Diablo 2: Resurrected Paladin in Catacombs using Hammers
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress in Burial Grounds
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress in Burial Grounds
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress casting Fireballs in Kurast Temple
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress casting Fireballs in Kurast Temple
Diablo 2: Resurrected Mephisto Fight
Diablo 2: Resurrected Mephisto Fight
Diablo 2: Resurrected Diablo Fight
Diablo 2: Resurrected Diablo Fight
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress Catacombs
Diablo 2: Resurrected Sorceress Catacombs
Diablo 2: Resurrected Inventory
Diablo 2: Resurrected Inventory
Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Create Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Create Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Select Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Character Select Screen
Diablo 2: Resurrected Chaos Sanctuary
Diablo 2: Resurrected Chaos Sanctuary
Diablo 2: Resurrected Skill Tree
Diablo 2: Resurrected Skill Tree

This article will be updated with new content when new content is available

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