01 Aug '11, 7am
Diablo III b.net will have banners, drop-in, drop-out co-op, No Offline Mode.
Good news, bad news. Good news, bad news. It’s one of the world’s oldest conundrums. Do I share the good news first, or the bad news? I think I’ll do the good news, since there’s more of it. There’s really only just one bit of bad news, even though some might take it harder than others, considering the bad news to eclipse the totality of good news… Am I droning on now? Ok fine. Friends everywhere As with other Blizzard games, Diablo III will feature region-locked Battle.net server and account access. Just like StarCraft II though, the South East Asian (SEA) version will continue to provide access to both the North American and SEA Battle.net servers. The main functionalities of Battle.net in Diablo III will be social and co-operative gameplay. Based on Real ID, you’ll be able to maintain a persistent friends list of both in-game and cross-game friends. Cross-game chat will...