Diablo II: Resurrected Early Access Beta testing began later this week and includes the latest cinematics for the game. But developer Blizzard has released Act I and Act 2 cinematics in advance, so you don’t have to wait to see them-and they look great.
They are Vast It’s an improvement over the movie you might remember since 2000. The lighting and other atmospheric effects are really shining and the level of detail of the character model is impressive. You can see both Act I and Act 2 cinematics in the GameSpot video below.
The Diablo II Early Access Beta will start on August 13th for those who pre-order the game, but anyone can jump into the open beta starting August 20th. For more information, check out GameSpot’s Diablo II Beta Test Breakdown and its availability. Please note that the full game will be released on the Nintendo console, but beta testing is not available on Nintendo Switch.
Diablo II: Resurrected will be officially released on September 23rd. We recently found that TCP / IP multiplayer is not supported in beta or final games due to “potential security risks”.
The parent company, Activision Blizzard, is currently being sued by the State of California for its “fraternity boy” culture and discrimination and harassment of women. Blizzard was particularly central to the claim, and it just had administrative confusion. President J. Allen Black has resigned and Jen Oneal and Mike Ibarra have taken over.
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