In all my years of covering various Blizzard games, I've seen "creative uses of game mechanics" come up time and again from franchise to franchise, and it always ends the same way.
Okay, so you just hit level 70 in Diablo 3.
Why do I love Diablo 3 and keep coming back to it?
Several players feel like the recent nerf to classes like Barbarians and Witch Doctors is aimed at keeping Necromancers ahead of the pack on Greater Rift clears. Now Blizzard has addressed the reasoning behind these changes and what they actually add up to.
I have gotten fully sucked back into Diablo 3 with Season 11, despite not playing a Necromancer at all, because the gameplay is pretty addictive.
Diablo 3's upcoming patch 2.6.0 may not be out yet, but Blizzard has released a preview of a brand-new feature coming with it -- Challenge Rifts.
BlizzCon 2016 held no expansion announcement for Diablo 3, but Blizzard has a great deal planned for the title over the next 12 months.
Diablo 3's patch 2.3 is launching this week.
As we await another Diablo 3 expansion announcement, Blizzard is testing out more improvements on the PTR to keep hardcore fans happy.
The Public Test Realm isn't set up yet, but the Diablo team is offering a sneak peek at the upcoming 2.2.0 patch. In addition to the usual class balance tweaks, new legendary items and sets are being introduced to further diversify class gameplay builds. One special legendary was built by the D3 community through the BlizzCon Legendary Workshop, though it hasn't been named just yet.