At Blizzcon 2021, the joy among Diablo fans was great. Not only was there new information about the hotly anticipated Diablo 4, surprisingly a remaster of Diablo 2 was also announced. The classic action role-playing game is revived under the name Diablo 2: Resurrected and also includes the add-on Lord of Destruction.
What exactly changes in the gameplay, what it costs and when you can expect a release, you can find out in our extensive overview of Diablo 2: Resurrected. Just recently some of us and you were able to take a look at the technical alpha. Of course we have already played them extensively and colleague Natalie summarized her first impression for you after twelve hours of play:
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As the name suggests, the Alpha is primarily intended to provide the developers with some technical data that they need for development. Therefore, only the first two acts and only the classes Amazon, Barbarian and Sorceress were playable within the Alpha.
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In the coming test phases, you can supposedly look forward to the four missing classes. Until then, we would be interested in which class you actually prefer to play.
Anyone who likes to have a flow bee on top not only vote in our survey, but also tell us and the rest of the community in the comments why it is their favorite class.
Even more information and impressions from Diablo 2: Resurrected
Diablo 2: Resurrected gives hope for old Blizzard quality – video conclusion on the technical alpha
If you couldn’t take part in the alpha yourself, you can watch our video summary here. Here you can see, among other things, the direct comparison between old and new gameplay and learn how well the controller controls work.
Of course, we didn’t just look at the Alpha from a playful perspective, we also put it through its paces from a technical perspective. In the Diablo 2 Resurrected Performance Check you will find benchmarks and a first assessment by hardware editor Alex.