So All Blizzard Fans Can Get a Taste of the Diablo Anniversary
Indeed, 20 years have passed since the ground-breaking release of Diablo. No point in sulking how old we’ve become, instead we shall celebrate with Blizzard at our behest. December 31st officially marks the Diablo Anniversary, which is why a Blizzard event is inevitable.
So Blizzard made the announcement on their blog, putting fans on notice that this is a big deal. Diablo is a big deal. And so far, they’ve previewed just a few in-game items for all their major titles, with more to come. Exactly how big this celebration will be, we still don’t know. But here’s what they had to say:
“Starting soon, you can experience special in-game events and goodies in Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Overwatch, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft to celebrate a few of the things we love about Diablo. These events and items will only be available for a limited time, so be sure to check them all out before they’re gone.”
Obviously, everything will be themed after the world of Sanctuary. You will see few aesthetic additions depending on which game you play, or maybe you play all of them. In that case, this event brings a bucket list of player items.
Recapture the feeling of your first play through of the original Diablo with The Darkening of Tristram tribute event. Venture through a reimagined version of the original cathedral in Diablo III and keep an eye out for some familiar items.
The battle for the High Heavens continues, and a new Diablo-themed portrait is up for grabs! Can you emerge victorious on this hectic new brawl map?
In this Tavern Brawl, a hooded stranger awaits, holding a grim deck in his hands. Will you unravel the secrets surrounding this dark wanderer?
Bring the battle for Sanctuary into the fight for the future with in-game sprays representing your favorite Diablo III classes—along with a new player icon modeled after the Lord of Terror!
Put the Lord of Terror to work for you with a Diablo-themed worker portrait.
Strange things are afoot in the world of Azeroth as denizens of Sanctuary cross over into an unfamiliar world.
An exact start date and full list of items is sure to be revealed shortly. Keep updated with COGconnected, and happy gaming.