The year 2023 has been a good one so far in terms of major game releases: Resident Evil 4, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, the new expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online - and of course Diablo 4. Above all, the Hack'n'Slay game complains Activision Blizzard ringing tills. The success comes as no surprise, after all, fans have been waiting for the release for many years.
Good reviews may have boosted Diablo 4's sales spiral again. Contrary to some fears, the new title from the action game series about demons and hell creatures proves to be an extremely entertaining game despite minor weaknesses. Fans thank the developers and grab it. This is already breaking records: Diablo 4 is Blizzard's fastest-selling game ever.
Worldwide start of the monster slaughter
Diablo 4 launched in Early Access last week for Ultimate Edition owners. Today was the official release of Diablo 4 worldwide - on all platforms. Blizzard recently announced that Diablo 4 has already celebrated the biggest start in the history of the games company. Even before the release, you could sell more copies than any previous Blizzard title. The in-house competition consists of such big names as World of Warcraft or Overwatch.
The first statistics reflect the dimensions in which Blizzard is playing with Diablo 4. Since the Early Access release on June 1st, players have sunk over 4 million hours in Diablo 93.
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"This is a moment that the Diablo 4 team has been preparing for for years," said Rod Fergusson, general manager of the Diablo division. "We are extremely proud to offer players the most comprehensive story ever told in a Diablo game." Players would have a number of choices, including personal character customization, equipping personalized abilities to fight terrifying demons, or collecting Legendary loot to support your playstyle while discovering new ones, Ferguson explains. "Since the game was first announced in 2019, the support of millions of players around the world has led us to this release of our dark vision of Sanctuary," said the proud Diablo boss.
Blizzard President Mike Ybarra is blowing a similar horn: He's emphasizing Blizzard's mission to create legendary experiences that everyone can share. That is exactly what was achieved. With Diablo 4 you could realize this vision.
Ybarra: "With its highly customizable gameplay, compelling storytelling, and numerous ways to interact with the world, this masterfully crafted expression of the Diablo universe is an outstanding example of what our talented development teams are capable of." Welcome fans from all over the world to the official launch in Sanctuary – whether you are a beginner or a seasoned gaming fan.”
Diablo 4 is available for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One and PC.
There's a lot to do for fans at the moment, but it won't stay that way. This is also known at Blizzard and the development of further content is already underway, including two expansions and seasonal updates.
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