Blizzard of Diablo 4 Studios has posted a new (and heavier) quarterly update to show where future action RPG game development is. At the end of 2020, this post provides a fairly thorough summary of the “major revisions” that the development team is working on. This utilizes an item that is “Diablo’s Lifeline”. But it also makes fun of big things … something It will be announced at BlizzCon next year.
“The next update will be done during BlizzConline, not in blogging format,” the studio announced in an update post, making fun of it: .. Without compromising surprise, let’s say you have a new version of the campfire scene introduced at the last BlizzCon. Hmm.
If you remember last year’s BlizzCon trailer in gameplay (check out the clip below), this “campfire scene” seems to have provided a class selection for future PC games. So, although not fully confirmed, the studio may be teasing an extension or update to a previously revealed class-perhaps even a fully announced new class.
BlizzCon is set to be the forum for the next game update, so it looks like you definitely have to wait until early next year. By the way, the online version of Blizzard’s show, which you can watch for free, will start on February 19th and 20th, 2021. So it’s only a few months after the next Diablo 4 info drop.
In the meantime, there’s a lot to read about the latest quarterly updates to the hack and slash game. Take a closer look at how the new Legendary Affix works in Diablo IV (“It works just like a regular affix and can be randomly rotated in different items and slots. Many can be used in any class. But some are specific. Blizzard introduces readers to item quality, weapon types, key statistics, and unique items. The latter is “a big comeback with Diablo IV.” ..
If you want to know more, you can read the latest development posts on Blizzard’s site here. You can also use these links to see what was stored before the Diablo 4 release date in the Diablo 4 Mythic items and Diablo 4 loot method.