Diablo 4 is on its way in just a few short months, so now is a fantastic time to look into the lore and see how some old characters might make their return.
While Diablo 4 is the game we've all been waiting for since its announcement at BlizzCon 2019, it's fair to say that Diablo 2 is the game that truly put the Diablo franchise on the map.
Do you still remember the first World of Warcraft character you've ever rolled?
On the second day of Christmas, Diablo gave to me… 22 Nights of Terror.
If you played Diablo 2 and its expansion, Lord of Destruction, then you saw the end of the established world order with the destruction of the Worldstone.
Diablo 2: Resurrected is bringing a whole host of changes to the game with its upcoming patch 2.4, and among those changes are new Rune Words.
The upcoming patch 2.4 for Diablo 2: Resurrected already is promising to change class balance and add Ladder play -- but it turns out, it's also going to be adding some brand-new Runewords that weren't in the original Diablo 2.
Patch 2.4 will launching in Diablo 2: Resurrected soon, and though Blizzard hasn't yet given an official release date for 2.4, we can make some educated guesses as to when the patch might go live.
If you'd have told me that they would be doing significant class balance changes to Diablo 2: Resurrected I would likely not have believed you.
It's pretty rare for a game to get a balance change twenty-two years after its release, but that appears to be what's about to happen when Diablo 2: Resurrected gets a balance pass in patch 2.4, likely coming out sometime early next year in 2022.