A special look at Diablo II: Resurrected

Diablo II: Resurrected is one of the many high-profile video games that the world is looking forward to seeing later this year. Diablo II: Resurrected has been confirmed to appear on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows. Based on what we know Diablo II: Resurrected will support 4K resolution and while include redone cutscenes along with remastered audio. As it currently stands Blizzard had recently revealed that a small amount of players will have limited access to the “technical alpha” test from April 9th to April 12th. The alpha test will be single-player only and will exclude co-op gameplay and will feature seven different classes for players to choose from. Diablo II: Resurrected will allow players to choose from classes such as: Barbarian, Necromancer, Amazon, Sorceress, Druid and Assassin. Even though, the alpha test is limited to single-player gameplay to upside is that there will be no level cap which is something that might appeal to many people. It has been said that Blizzard has plans to develop a multiplayer alpha test sometime later in 2021. It was also mentioned that streamers will be able to play through the first two acts of the game; with the inclusion of the boss fight against Duriel.

As far as Diablo II in general is concerned the game itself is arguably the most popular installment within its series. The original version of Diablo II was for Microsoft Windows during the Summer in 2000. Since its initial release Diablo II ended up becoming one of the most popular action role-playing games of the 00’s decade. Not only did Diablo II managed to become one of the fastest selling computer games ever it managed to surpass the likes of StarCraft ’98 in terms of popularity. Before the end of the 00’s decade there were at least 11 million people who had played Diablo II; the game managed remain somewhat an attraction in ’10-’11 before Diablo III was released in 2012. Sometimes its hard to believe that the original version of Diablo II came out over 20 years ago because it feels like a lifetime to longtime fans of the series. Diablo II: Resurrected will most likely be a huge attraction especially considering the fact that the Action RPG genre is more popular today than it was 20 years ago.

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