Diablo General Manager Rod Fergusson has revealed that Diablo IV is currently in development with two expansions.
talk to kinda funny game“As I’m sitting here, we’re about to start the main game, we’re done with Season 1, we’re working on Season 2, we’re working on Expansion 1, we’re starting Expansion 2,” Ferguson said. ‘ said. …we are working on it now, but the game hasn’t launched yet. “
Ferguson also added that Diablo IV’s live service format, in contrast to Diablo III, could incorporate more substantial content over the course of the season. Previously, Ferguson said Diablo IV’s expansion had narrative questlines and richer context around seasons, while Diablo III was more about adding mechanics and rebalancing. .
With two expansions from Blizzard, Diablo IV already surpasses its predecessor in terms of post-release content. Diablo II and Diablo III each received one big expansion, but both remained well supported with patches and other content updates. Blizzard has said that Diablo IV will be updated for “several years” after launch, and has already revealed a solid roadmap for the future.
Diablo IV won’t officially release until it leaves early access tomorrow, but players have already reached level 100 in Hardcore mode and immortalized their name in Blizzard’s statue of Lilith.
In IGN’s review of Diablo IV, we said: “Rather than doing a more major overhaul, Diablo 4 takes a strategy of refining what the series already did so well, and its careful and reverent trajectory is what makes this massive sequel so successful.” Molded into one of the most sophisticated ARPGs ever made, having a great time tearing apart legions of abominations.
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