Diablo II: Resurrected Technical Alpha Plans

Blizzard announces a western version of the recently revealed technical alpha for Diablo II: Resurrected (thanks Blizzplanet). This will run this weekend when a limited number of PC players who have pre-registered on the Diablo II: Resurrected website will be invited on Friday for a test that will run through Monday. For those who miss out, word is there will be at least one additional test before the game is released. There's an outline of what to expect, saying this will include the chance to play through portions of Acts I and II with three classes, the Amazon, the Barbarian, and the Sorceress. There's a FAQ to answer any other questions this news may raise. Here's the overview:
An acclaimed phenomenon, Diablo® II enchanted scores of gamers with addictive hack-and-slash gameplay and an immersive world. Now more than 20 years later the timeless classic is resurrected.

Our journey back to this iconic experience is about to begin. We are pleased to announce the Diablo II: Resurrected Single-player Technical Alpha, the first of multiple tests. As diehard fans, we understand that many of you are itching to return to a game so fondly remembered. Still, we are also thrilled to welcome new players to experience this iconic classic, and we look forward to the feedback you all may share. We want to know if we’re upholding the authenticity of design with our new visuals and quality of life changes.

About two months ago, the legacy of the Dark Wanderer was renewed in all of us when Diablo II: Resurrected was announced at BlizzConline. One of the most popular PC games of all time (and its expansion, Lord of Destruction®) is making a modern resurgence into our lives. We can’t wait for you to see the fearsome demons, brave adventurers, and the world of Sanctuary completely remastered in up to (if compatible platform and equipment is present) Ultra High Definition 4K (2160p) graphics on PC and consoles; while also having the ability to look through the lens of nostalgia by a press of a button.
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Cutter wrote on Apr 6, 2021, 22:33:
I hated that goddamned jungle in D2. D4 isn't going to be here anytime soon according to Bleezard.


lol same. It was probably the most annoying world in Diablo 2 but being the Barbarian or Sorceress had some advantages in that you could either leap across the river or teleport, lol. I remember the bug (if it was even a bug) where you could leap across the river and the Barbarian would literally just hover over the river until he reached the other end of a long stretch. As if he shouldn't have gone that far.
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MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Apr 6, 2021, 21:40:
Yawn. Graphical overlay for literally Diablo 2 LoD from 15 years ago.

Please bring on Diablo 4!



I mean, we know it's coming so why not have something else to wet your appetite? Diablo 2 was probably the most fun I had with an ARPG EVER. I'm sure there are newer better ones out there (not D3 for me), but I haven't tried them so I'm going off of what I've played. I had so many staying long into the AM because I just kept telling myself, just 1 more level up and it would go on for another 2 ,3, 4.

I know it's just Diablo 2 with a fresh coat of paint but I'll honestly take that right about now.
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I hated that goddamned jungle in D2. D4 isn't going to be here anytime soon according to Bleezard.
"You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life."
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Yawn. Graphical overlay for literally Diablo 2 LoD from 15 years ago.

Please bring on Diablo 4!

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