Blizzard has introduced that the unique Diablo is now obtainable by way of digitial distribution for the primary time. In a press launch earlier right now, the developer revealed that the traditional ARPG could be purchased on GOG for simply $9.99.
Diablo first launched in 1996, and Blizzard say that the GOG expertise will stay trustworthy to the unique launch, with conventional graphics and traditional Battle.Net matchmaking, however for those who’d reasonably a barely up to date expertise, you’re nonetheless coated. Blizzard says its collaborated with GOG on an up to date model, which comes with Windows 10 compatibility, though received’t connect with Battle.Net (however you’ll nonetheless be capable of play in multiplayer by way of LAN or P2P connections).
The re-release of the unique Diablo is simply the primary in a string of Blizzard titles heading to GOG. Warcraft: Orcs & Humans can be heading to the platform, alongside its sequel, Warcraft II. There’s no launch date for these titles at this level, however Blizzard says there’ll be extra info on that entrance sooner or later.
Those are prone to be the one Blizzard games to come back to the platform, as remastered variations of Warcraft III and StarCraft are each obtainable on Blizzard’s personal launcher. That mentioned, there’s no signal of Diablo II. The 2000 sequel isn’t obtainable on Battle.Net, however there’s no point out of it within the aforementioned press launch.
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Given that we’ll be waiting a while for Diablo 4, nevertheless, the re-release is probably going to assist tide over the sequence’ followers. Assuming you’re not a planning to pay money for Diablo: Immortal, that is prone to be your solely alternative for a ‘new’ journey to Sanctuary for some time.