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Diablo IV's patch notes for the massive 1.1.0 update have been revealed. The update includes new items, rebalanced classes, bug fixes, and more ahead of the Season 1 launch July 20.
Blizzard's first season of content for Diablo IV will include the new Malignant Tunnels dungeons, new monsters, a new boss battle with Varshan the Consumed, and Malignant Hearts bonuses.
Blizzard has released the biggest single client patch for Diablo IV since the game launched earlier this month. It includes a large number of bug fixes, along with some game balance changes.
Blizzard has confirmed that it plans to add support for Microsoft's DirectStorage feature, saying it is "planning on enabling it in the future." It may turn out to be the second game to support it.
The DDoS attack on the Diablo IV servers affected latency and connections for players of Blizzard's popular action-RPG game along with the company's other online games, but it has now been dealt with.
The sales numbers for Blizzard's action-RPG sequel are for its first five days on sale following its official June 6 launch date. It remains the fastest selling Blizzard game in history
The Diablo IV servers were not working for many players of the hit action-RPG game. Developer Blizzard Entertainment has now fixed the server problems so that players can sign in again.
With the action-RPG sequel now officially on sale, Blizzard Entertainment says that Diablo IV early access gamers have already played a total of 93 million hours in the game so far.
Blizzard has released a second PC-only patch for Diablo IV, along with some server-based hotfixes. Players of the game can look forward to at least two expansions of the action RPG.
The first major patch for Blizzard's action-RPG sequel is now out for all platforms, and it contains so many balance changes to Diablo IV's classes that the developer felt the need to explain them.
There's an issue currently with some PlayStation Diablo IV players who cannot sign into the game. Some gamers have found a workaround, but the bad news is that it costs them money.
Radeon hardware owners looking to jump into Diablo IV today with the special edition early access offers have a driver waiting for them from AMD. A specific AI model improvement is included too.
Intel has released its new Arc and Iris Xe beta graphics driver 126.96.36.19982 on Windows. It is optimized for Diablo IV, Street Fighter 6. Aside from that, it also brings some performance gains.
The newest NVIDIA GeForce WHQL driver update, 535.98, is optimized for the launch of Diablo IV later this week. It also supports the System Shock remake that's launching on PC today.
You can check out Stay Awhile and Listen: Book I from author David L. Craddock about Blizzard's first Diablo game for only 99 cents on Amazon for a limited time, or free with Kindle Unlimited.
The fan gathering for all things Blizzard Entertainment will host its first in-person event in four years at the Anaheim Convention Center on November 3-4, with more details to be revealed later.
The free digital code for Diablo IV will include some special in-game items and the upcoming "Server Slam" for the game will support NVIDIA DLSS 3 for better frame rates starting May 12.
The Ultra 4K hardware requirements level for gaming PCs running Diablo IV will include at least 32GB of RAM, along with at least an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or an AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU.
Blizzard is kicking off one final Diablo IV playtest as the highly anticipated action RPG's June release date draws near. A full weekend of dungeon diving will soon be available with a special reward.
The Xbox Series X console will run Blizzard's action-RPG sequel Diablo IV at a 2160p resolution, while the less powerful Xbox Series S will support 1080p resolution for the upcoming game.
People in the continental US can start playing Diablo IV beginning on Thursday, June 1 if they pre-order the game, and regular gamers can start playing the action-RPG game on Monday, June 5.
The Xbox Series X Diablo IV bundle will also include an exclusive in-game item for the upcoming fantasy action-RPG sequel from Blizzard, and will launch the same day as the game on June 6.
Blizzard says that it will actually "need queues to properly stress test our services" so people may need to wait a bit before getting in to play in the Diablo IV open beta when it starts Friday.
It looks like it's the Amazon New World saga all over again where RTX 3090s were bricking. This time the affected GPU is the RTX 3080 Ti as multiple user reports suggest they are dying in Diablo IV.
The new NVIDIA 531.41 WHQL driver also adds DLSS 2 or 3 support for many other new PC games, and includes support for the preview of Cyberpunk 2077's new Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode.
After pushing out some "backend server hotfixes" Blizzard says beta testers for Diablo IV should see much shorter waiting times to play the game. The early access open beta ends on Monday
The start of the Diablo IV early access open beta today has been hit with lots of issues as the game's servers have been slammed with tons of people trying to play the action-RPG sequel.
Intel has released its new Arc and Iris Xe beta graphics driver 188.8.131.5248. It not only supports the upcoming Diablo IV open beta but also has optimizations for the hit game Sons of the Forest.
In addition, the Diablo IV open beta test will support NVIDIA DLSS 2 when it begins on Friday. DLSS 3 is also coming to Forza Horizon 5 on March 28, and more games will add support soon.
The preload size for the Diablo IV early access open beta will be 40GB in size, but you can choose to include the high-resolution texture pack which will increase the preload size to 80GB.
Rod Fergusson, the General Manager of the Diablo franchise at Blizzard, says the action-RPG sequel Diablo IV won't be available on Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass or PC Game Pass
Until March 18, KFC customers in the US can get a Diablo IV early access Open Beta code and play the upcoming fantasy action-RPG sequel if they use the KFC app or website to buy select sandwiches.
The Chapelle de Jesuites in France, which is now a cultural center rather than a church, had its ceiling painted with Diablo IV characters and artwork to promote the upcoming open beta.
Early access to the Diablo IV open beta will let gamers access three of the game's player classes, while the full Open Beta will add two more classes. It'll also support online and couch co-op modes.
The Diablo IV open beta will let testers check out the prologue and the first act of the long awaited next entry in Blizzard's fantasy action-RPG series, as you take your character up to level 25
Blizzard Entertainment has announced the Closed End Game Beta for Diablo IV. Players will have a chance to provide feedback on the game's end-game experience. Invites will be sent out by November 18.
Blizzard didn't stop with its Overwatch 2 announcement at the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase. it also brought a new class reveal, gameplay, and a launch window announcement for Diablo IV.
Activision Blizzard's major upcoming releases Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 have been delayed once again, and this one may see the highly anticipated titles not being released at least until 2023.
The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson is departing the Xbox studio to oversee the Diablo franchise at Blizzard Entertainment. He has been involved with every Gears of War game since the beginning.