Blizzard Entertainment Annual ‘BlizzConThe gaming convention went virtual this year, and the keynote address kicked off the event online on February 19.
The keynote played several titles, but Devil fans received more love. On the one hand, Blizzard showed a new trailer for Diablo IV which revealed the return of the rogue class.
Kotaku notes that the bow-wielding rogue was last seen at the end of the first game, though iterations of the class appeared in later titles.
In Diablo IV, the rogue seems to be quite customizable, offering various combat options like taking down enemies with a bow and arrow or getting up close and personal with daggers. The trailer featured board moves, a frozen arrow attack, and more. Overall, Rogue seems like a fun class to play with.
Unfortunately, Diablo IV It’s likely still a long way off – Blizzard said the game wouldn’t be releasing this year.
Meanwhile, fans can enjoy Diablo II risen, an HD remaster of the popular second installment in the series. It is slated for release later this year on PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X and S. Additionally, the game will offer cross-progression between console and PC.
Yes Devil not your thing, the BlizzCon keynote included some other exciting announcements. For Classic World of Warcraft players, Blizzard announced that ‘Burning Crusade’ would get the ‘Classic’ treatment. The company did not share a release date beyond a vague “2021.”
As for the main game, the Shadowlands expansion will get a new chapter called ‘Chains of domination.
Finally, Blizzard announced an anthology called Blizzard Arcade Collection featuring games developed by the company in the mid-1990s. Titles include The Lost Vikings, Blackthorne Y Rock n ‘roll racing. The collection is available now for PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.
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