Blizzard has revealed that the Diablo MMOARPG game, Diablo Immortal, will finally release for mobile devices on June 2, and in a surprise announcement, it will hit PC in its open beta on the same day.
First announced in 2018, Diablo Immortal is not only the first Diablo game to hit mobile devices – iOS and Android – but it is also the first MMO game of the series. Blizzard also revealed that Diablo Immortal will feature crossover and cross-advance on Day 1, meaning you can end the session on PC and choose to backup right where you were on your mobile device. Diablo Immortal will be available on June 2 in most regions, with some Asia Pacific regions getting access a few weeks later.
“The demons of The Burning Hells are ready to be slain in the most expansive Diablo game Blizzard has ever released,” said Mike Ybarra, president of Blizzard Entertainment. “Being the first Blizzard game built from the ground up for mobile, it was important to us to deliver an experience worthy of the franchise, so we ran a lot of testing, included a lot of feedback, and created a game we’re excited to share with gamers. We look forward to launching this epic new entry in Diablo privileges, and we can’t wait to join everyone at the Sanctuary.”
While the PC version of Diablo Immortal will be in open beta on June 2, Blizzard says that this version of the game “will have all the features, including crossover and cross progression, and upon completion, all progression will be preserved.” Diablo Immortal Director White Cheng and Diablo Team Leader Rod Ferguson sat down with detective game To talk about today’s news, including the open beta for PC, the first-ever PvP experience in Diablo, the game’s story, and more. You can listen to that interview while watching the new gameplay of Diablo Immortal in the latest edition of New Gameplay Today.
In Diablo Immortal, players will choose from six classic classes of Diablo – Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Monk, Necromancer, and Wizard – as they embark on a journey through eight unique regions of the Sanctuary as well as the city of Westmarch. New and familiar Diablo characters, such as Deckard Cain, will appear throughout the core story that takes place between the end of Diablo II and the beginning of Diablo III.
“Diablo Immortal features an all-new MMOARPG social experience in the series,” reads a press release. Players will share a massive world with others as they explore the sanctuary, form Warbands with up to eight members to take on group challenges like intense Helliquary raid bosses, and join Clans with up to 150 friends to earn challenging clan achievements. The game also features a powerful PvP system. faction based.
With the Cycle of Strife, players can band together to fight in an ongoing war as the highest-ranking player in the server wins the Eternal Crown to become the leader of the Immortals. This puts them in the position of having to constantly defend their rule across a series of modes including brutal 1v30 confrontations.”
Diablo Immortal is a free-to-play MMOARPG that will be played on iOS and Android devices on June 2. On the same day, it arrives on PC in the Open Beta, and the game will include optional in-game purchases. You can hear the game manager talk about these purchases here.
“More than 30 million players have already pre-registered across all platforms to access once the game launches, preparing themselves for the battles ahead,” a press release said. “All players will receive the amazing Horadrim cosmetic set to celebrate this milestone when the game launches. This is just the beginning, as new content will be released regularly to players for free in the coming years, including new regions, dungeons and character classes.”
For more information on Diablo Immortal, be sure to watch the latest New Gameplay Today, which features over 20 minutes of new gameplay on both mobile and PC.
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