Blizzard have finally announced released details of Diablo III, the official press release stating that the long-awaited title will be ‘unleashed from the Burning Hells’ on 15th May across all regions.
‘After many years of hard work by our development team and months of beta testing by hundreds of thousands of dedicated players around the world, we’re now in the homestretch,’ said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. ‘We look forward to putting the final polish on Diablo III over the next two months and delivering the ultimate action-RPG experience to gamers worldwide starting on May 15.’
Diablo III will be available on PC at a suggested retail price of £44.99, with a special alabaster-white collector’s edition, sold exclusively in retail stores, will retail at £69.99.
The collector’s edition will include the full game, a behind-the-scenes Blu-ray/DVD two-disc set, the Diablo III soundtrack CD, a 208-page Art of Diablo III book, and a 4 GB USB soulstone (including full versions of Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord of Destruction) and corresponding Diablo skull base, as well as exclusive in-game content for Diablo III, World of Warcraft, and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
World of Warcraft players interested in getting Diablo III free are encouraged to sign up for the World of Warcraft Annual Pass. Through this promotion, with a 1-year commitment to World of Warcraft, players will receive a free digital copy of Diablo III.