Wearable at level 1, these devilishly sharp transmogrifiable shoulderplates provide Health, Life regeneration, and Cooldown Reduction. The key for the Infernal Pauldrons will be available in launch day copies of the Ultimate Evil Edition (cannot be transferred across platforms). Blizzard has also made it clear that saves can be taken over from each respective platforms past-gen console to new-gen console.Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition will be available on August 19th for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Check out the trailer below to see the PlayStation 4 version in action.
Everything has been changed for the better, and when you factor in all the new content and the fantastic new Crusader class, you have what is arguably the best entry in the series. Or at the very least a worthy sequel to Diablo II, which after all, is what a lot fans wanted the first time around.Read on for his full review of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls.
Among the small townships of Sanctuary, rumors have surfaced of a battle-scarred warrior hailing from the eastern swamplands of Kehjistan. Clad in impenetrable armor and wielding a massive shield, it is said he is a member of a legendary holy order—one of the pious followers of Zakarum who have vowed to defend their faith against corruption and decay.Find out all about Diablo's newest holy warrior in the video below, and make sure to catch up on our four part diary series from the Reaper of Souls closed beta test (parts one, two, three and four) if you missed it .
Brutally culling his foes with hardened steel and incinerating light, this mysterious wanderer has left a bloody westbound trail in his wake, signalling a slow, but steady advance towards the cursed town of New Tristram...
"With a member limit of 120 players, clans are intended to be smaller and invitation only," Blizzard reports. "This means that while you can send a request to join a clan, you will not technically become a member unless you are invited or your request to join the clan is accepted. Also, while anyone can create or join a clan, you can only be a member of one clan at any given time."In contrast to the small clan-sized player limits, Blizzard's communities social feature expands to a larger scale, inclusive of a specific category and language. Blizzard mentions a selection of categories for communities, including regions, companies, and player classes, among presumably many others.
Communities are designed to be a place where players can come together for any number of reasons, including playing the same class, frequenting the same fan sites, or living in the same geographical area. They're all about fostering relationships between like-minded people, with a keen focus on socialization.It's recommended to check out the full blog post for a thorough rundown on what to expect, including glimpses of UI changes in action. One thing is for sure in that these new social features will definitely help create a more socially-orientated community, and enable those wanting to group up with friends an even easier way to do so.
Unlike Clans, Communities are intended to be much larger and more casual. They can be public or private, for example, and support a nearly unlimited number of members. In addition, while you can only join a single Clan, you can be a member of multiple different Communities at the same time.
A collection of exclusive helm- and weapon-transmogrification recipes to distinguish your hero among the champions of Sanctuary; a loyal Spectral Hound minion to keep your adventurers company on their epic journeys; three additional character slots to accommodate new heroes; an in-game Treasure Goblin companion pet for World of Warcraft; and an assortment of Crusader-themed Battle.net portraits and Malthael-themed decals for StarCraft II.Currently it looks like only JB Hi-Fi ($88) and EB Games ($89.95) are offering the Collector's Edition for sale, though if you spot any other retailers with the physical edition let us know in the comments below.