The lights are on
Blizzcon, the annual celebration/convention of all things Blizzard is happening, giving Sony the perfect opportunity to detail what's new for the PlayStation 4 version of Diablo III.
In a post on the official PlaySation blog, the next-gen version of Diablo III is detailed. Better visuals compared to the PlayStation 3 version of the game are a given, but there are a number of other new additions. The PlayStation 4 controller's touch-pad is being utilized to manage inventory and other assorted tasks. Currently, swiping on the pad will allow you switch between different inventory and skill subsections. The colored light on the top of the controller will be different for each player, and the color will correspond with a player's on-screen indicator. Blizzard and Sony have also announced that you will be able to transfer your PlayStation 3 Diablo III character to the PlayStation 4 version, but it will be a one-time transfer. You won't be able to take your character back to the PlayStation 3 game once you move it to PlayStation 4.
We're still not sure what Diablo III's PlayStation 4 release date will be, but it will come packaged with the yet unreleased Diablo III expansion, Reaper of Souls.
[Source: PlayStation blog]
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I really want to play this and getting the expansion for no extra cost sounds great, but I don't really want to wait.
I was beginning to wonder about the PS4 version but this is more than I expected. Good job Blizzard. Hopefully it releases in the early part of 2014.
It's awesome that the expansion will be included. Saves me $15 or so.
Cool! :) I'm waiting with anticipation!!
1080p at 60fps Diablo 3 bliss? Yes please! Plus, there are a few added features that are very nice indeed.
Exciting, however if they manage to implement a better pvp system even for open world like in D2 (D3 on PS3 had horrible pvp xD )
And a Hostility option. you can have my monies lawl.
>:D I miss making people rage.
Also - modded items ruin the game, especially for yourself. (why do people do this to themselves? :/ since all they do is one hit kill everything!!?)(maybe just farming in general? XD )
Game should be WAY BETTER than D3 though, but I'll hold off until it's cheaper :> :>
The game was fun to play on PC and PS3, so I'd love to get this on PS4.
Does anyone know if you'll be able to pay the $10 to upgrade PS3 to PS4 like with other games that are on both current and next gen? Since you get the expansion with the game, I'll probably just buy it again if I have to, but it would be great if I didn't have to.
Definitely buying this.
Yes, I knew this would happened, I'm so glad I waited!
Yep! XD I knew holding out would pay off and it has! I'm getting the PlayStation 4 version. forget the PS3 version.
Great game. Can't wait to play it on my PS4.
Cool that you can transfer over your character to the PS 4 version. Good news for people who plan on updating to the new version in the future.
I kinda want this to come to the ONE as well..except then I remember that I have it installed on my pc since day one and only played it maybe twice in the last six month.
Horribly boring after you hit the cap. Plus about 30 levels of paragon as well.