December's developer blog for Diablo 4 gave us all sorts of goodies and tidbits on the player skills tree, stats, and itemization, with the latter as the focal point of the blog (and the most requested topic of the year for D4 news).
I'm excited every time we get a Quarterly Update for Diablo 4, despite the fact that these are updates for a game that's not out yet and that could all change at a moment's notice.
We are seeing more and more information about Diablo 4 and that has me really starting to think about what kind of game it's going to be.
The December 2020 Quarterly Update for Diablo 4 -- in general a very detailed update with a lot to chew on -- went into a change that brings back some of the RPG elements of the franchise.
In the December 2020 Quarterly Update for Diablo 4, we found out that the Skill Tree for the game has essentially been locked in as a system -- as Game Director Luis Barriga put it in the post, the general consensus is that the Skill Tree is headed in a solid direction and now it's time to iterate on and improve it.
We're only a few months past the tenth anniversary of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty's release, but the end has officially come -- Blizzard quietly announced today that they would be ending the production of new for-purchase content like Co-Op Commanders and War Chests.
Another quarter, another Quarterly Update from the Diablo 4 development team.
We know that Diablo 4 is going to have some unique mechanics for each class, which is pretty awesome -- the Arsenal system for Barbarians allows them to switch between a massive two-handed club, a sword, even two weapons based on the situation, while the upcoming Enchantment system for Sorceress characters lets them place certain skills in a special Enchantment slot and transform an active skill into a passive proc.
Game Director Luis Barriga has given us a lot to mull over in the latest Diablo 4 development update.
Though we're going to miss BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard just announced that the most wonderful time of the year is back on -- BlizzCon 2021 is coming February 19-20 2021!