During BlizzConline, Blizzard officially pulled the curtain back Diablo II: Risen, following Months full of rumors. During the online event, developer Vicarious Visions revealed a number of changes that fans can expect from the original game. While the team intends to keep the heart of the original version of Diablo iiThese new changes should provide a more comfortable overall experience for both newbies and longtime fans. The biggest changes are in the form of the game’s graphics and sounds, which are vastly improved. Players can expect new models, dynamic 3D lighting, and updated cinematics.
Fortunately, players who want to go back to the old graphics have the option to do so. A video with the two visual options can be found in the tweet embedded below.
📜 ICONIC HD GAME
My eyes are still tired of the horrors I witnessed, but now have the classic graphics and cinematics been updated? The audio remastered? The horrors I saw then are clearer than ever. I fear for my soul. pic.twitter.com/9IjB5JRRT6
– Diablo (@Diablo) February 20, 2021
Diablo II: Risen will start on both Pc and consoles, and players can enjoy cross-progression. The game will include those too Lord of Destruction Extension and support for mods on PC. Last but not least, the upcoming remaster offers a number of improvements over the original game. Players can look forward to updated online options, “a shared supply, updated user interface and automatic gold pickup”. There are also tools to make it easier for players to compare items with those they have equipped.
All in all, these seem like powerful improvements that will make the game better without affecting the version fans have come to know and love over the years. Diablo ii Has long been considered one of the most popular dungeon crawlers of all time. and its influence continues for more than two decades after its first publication. It remains to be seen whether Diablo II: Risen can do justice to the original, but it definitely looks promising!
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