One of the bigger announcements from Blizzard’s BlizzConline was Diablo II: Resurrected. This remastered version of Diablo II will include both the base game and the Lord of Destruction expansion. Blizzard confirmed that Diablo II: Resurrected is supposed to be released later this year and that is will be available on PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. You can check out the official reveal trailer below.
Blizzard has confirmed that Diablo II: Resurrected will take advantage of the tech available in modern consoles to deliver high performance, including 4K support. All the graphics have been remastered including the heroes, monsters, environments, and spells. Blizzard has also stated that Diablo II: Resurrected will have cross progression support so you will not lose saves should you play the game on different platforms. There are enhanced gameplay elements too including improved ladder seasons which will have regular restarts so players can battle each other to the top. The user interface has been improved to so it should be easier to see and manage your stats. The Stash amount has also been increased, and there is a shared stash that can be used for all characters on a single Battle.net account.
Diablo II: Resurrected Alpha
Blizzard will be running an tech alpha for Diablo II: Resurrected, and it is allowing players to opt in. If you are interested in getting some time with Diablo II: Resurrected before it is released then this will be for you. To opt in to the tech alpha for Diablo II: Resurrected you will need to head to the official Diablo II: Resurrected website, click on opt in and then log in to your Battle.net account. It is really quite a simple process. Blizzard will eventually notify you if you have been chosen to take part in the tech alpha.