Diablo II veterans watch out: if you still have your old saved games, you will be able to continue playing them in Diablo II: Resurrected. Blizzard is also planning a legacy mode and new features.
Even after 20 years, Diablo II still has a big place in the hearts of many gamers. The title still enjoys an active community, which can now look forward to good news: If you want to save the world of Sanctuario in the remaster as well, you can do it with the savegames from the original game.
Like the colleagues from IGN In an interview with the producer of Diablo II: Resurrected, Matthew Cederquist, players should be able to import the old saved games into the remaster without losing any data and simply continue playing. Cederquist even calls out actively: “Yes! Definitely keep the old saves. When we were working on the remaster at the time, we asked ourselves whether the old files would work and just tried it – it worked! So yes, your local single player- Saves work in the remaster. “
Cederquist also added that players would then also be able to enjoy the new graphics and sound effects with their old savegames. But of course only if you want that too. Because the remaster also comes with a legacy function, in which you can enjoy the game in its former glory.
By doing Interview Ciderquist also went into more depth about the development process during the remastering. In addition to new textures, the team mainly worked on the game’s balance and safety. There should be no more item duplication and new features for console gamers should be in the works.
Diablo II: Resurrected is set to be released in 2021 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Switch. Before that, the developers are planning two alpha test phases for which you are going here can register to take part with a little luck.