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Diablo 2: Resurrected remaster

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https://wccftech.com/diablo-ii-remaster-late-2020/

A Diablo II Remaster Is In Development For A Late 2020 Release – Rumor
By Francesco De Meo
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A Diablo II remaster seems to be in the works, and it will be released later this year worldwide.

French website Actugaming recently obtained some information regarding this remaster, which should be called Diablo 2 Resurrected. The game is currently in development by Vicarious Visions, the same team behind the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, among other games.

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Depending on how work is proceeding, Diablo 2 Resurrected could be announced during Summer Game Fest, unless Blizzard decided to keep the announcement for BlizzCon to announce a surprise release date. While it's not known when the game will be announced, it seems like its release window has already been set, as it should launch in the final quarter of 2020.

Like for every rumor, we have to take this with a grain of salt until an official confirmation comes in. There's a good chance, however, that was has been revealed today is indeed true, as the Actugaming reporter proved that he has access to insider information when he confirmed the Overwatch 2 and Diablo IV announcements before Blizzcon 2019.

These Diablo II Resurrected rumors are definitely unexpected, even though it has been hinted multiple times that something was brewing for the second entry in the popular Blizzard series. Back in November, the creators of the Diablo series, Max Schaefer, Erich Schaefer, and David Brevik revealed that a Diablo II remaster is unlikely, as all the original assets are gone, and everything would have to be made from scratch. Which may be what Vicarious Visions is actually doing for the rumored remaster.

Diablo II Resurrected has yet to be announced officially. We will keep you updated on the game as soon as more come in on it, so stay tuned for all the latest news.

This rumor is just like a stubborn turd that won't flush.
 
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https://wccftech.com/diablo-ii-remaster-late-2020/

A Diablo II Remaster Is In Development For A Late 2020 Release – Rumor
By Francesco De Meo
7 mins ago
Share Tweet Submit

A Diablo II remaster seems to be in the works, and it will be released later this year worldwide.

French website Actugaming recently obtained some information regarding this remaster, which should be called Diablo 2 Resurrected. The game is currently in development by Vicarious Visions, the same team behind the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, among other games.

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Depending on how work is proceeding, Diablo 2 Resurrected could be announced during Summer Game Fest, unless Blizzard decided to keep the announcement for BlizzCon to announce a surprise release date. While it's not known when the game will be announced, it seems like its release window has already been set, as it should launch in the final quarter of 2020.

Like for every rumor, we have to take this with a grain of salt until an official confirmation comes in. There's a good chance, however, that was has been revealed today is indeed true, as the Actugaming reporter proved that he has access to insider information when he confirmed the Overwatch 2 and Diablo IV announcements before Blizzcon 2019.

These Diablo II Resurrected rumors are definitely unexpected, even though it has been hinted multiple times that something was brewing for the second entry in the popular Blizzard series. Back in November, the creators of the Diablo series, Max Schaefer, Erich Schaefer, and David Brevik revealed that a Diablo II remaster is unlikely, as all the original assets are gone, and everything would have to be made from scratch. Which may be what Vicarious Visions is actually doing for the rumored remaster.

Diablo II Resurrected has yet to be announced officially. We will keep you updated on the game as soon as more come in on it, so stay tuned for all the latest news.

This rumor is just like a stubborn turd that won't flush.

Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.
 

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Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.

Different team is doing it.

But it has meme power if this will be "resurrected" when port will be trash fire.
 

agris

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I'm highly skeptical of another team remaking all the art. Interplay couldn't even get the Fallout 1 art style down when they made Fallout 2. The NPCs stick out like a sore thumb.

On the other, this is diablo 2 so nothing of value is lost.
 

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Vicarious Visions has a good track record behind them, and they did an overall better job with their remasters than Toys for Bob. Here's hoping they choose to follow in the footsteps of Keith Parkinson, and capture that low-key fantasy aesthetic.

Though artistic integrity is going to be a moot point, the inevitable corporate fuckery is what's going to kill this game.
 

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Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.

Different team is doing it.

But it has meme power if this will be "resurrected" when port will be trash fire.

I don't think the specific team is the issue, I think it's the philosophy at nu-Blizzard.

They don't understand what people want any more.
 

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Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.

Different team is doing it.

But it has meme power if this will be "resurrected" when port will be trash fire.

I don't think the specific team is the issue, I think it's the philosophy at nu-Blizzard.

They don't understand what people want any more.
They understand what Mr. Kotick and their shareholders want, and that's all that matters.
 
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Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.

Different team is doing it.

But it has meme power if this will be "resurrected" when port will be trash fire.

I don't think the specific team is the issue, I think it's the philosophy at nu-Blizzard.

They don't understand what people want any more.
They understand what Mr. Kotick and their shareholders want, and that's all the matters.

To some degree, but I think they were genuinely shocked at the response to WC3 Reforged.

Probably a mix of business decisions and being out of touch.
 

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Does not seem likely after WarCraft Reforged disaster. Late 2020 is also unrealistic, I believe StarCraft Remastered took more than one year of work after being announced and Diablo 2 certainly has more assets.

Different team is doing it.

But it has meme power if this will be "resurrected" when port will be trash fire.

I don't think the specific team is the issue, I think it's the philosophy at nu-Blizzard.

They don't understand what people want any more.
They understand what Mr. Kotick and their shareholders want, and that's all the matters.

To some degree, but I think they were genuinely shocked at the response to WC3 Reforged.

Probably a mix of business decisions and being out of touch.
I remember the project director for Reforged apologizing for and then washing his hands of his involvement on his Twitter account. It can only be a matter of time before they go from genuine remorse to jaded, cynical acceptance, especially as long as they continue to endure under the current management.
 

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From what i looked at D4 it does smell like they are doing mea culpa. At least mea culpa for Diablo franchize. Their rune system is straight up POE support stuff.
 

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You think they'll slot in more social online elements to keep up with the likes of Path of Exile, or is that being saved for Diablo 4?
 

agris

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lol, morgoth's resurrection of this thread was split and the reason for post moving was "ffs".
 

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Good news, I gave up on D2 remaster after D4 announcement and everyone saying it will not be done.
Hopefully these guys do a better job than wc3 reforged team did.
 

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Basically it means that you need to back up a copy of Diablo 2 now, before this crap replaces it.
 

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