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Video Game: Diablo III
"Can you feel your death approaching?!"

The people pray for strength and guidance. They should pray for the mercy of a swift death, for I have seen what the darkness hides.
Leah

It has been twenty years since the demonic invasion was thwarted and the Worldstone destroyed, and Sanctuary has enjoyed relative peace and stability. However, hellish forces are stirring again. All over the world are reports of horrors and atrocities, and a fallen star landing in Tristram marks the beginning of the prophesied End Times.

Diablo III is the latest in the Diablo series, released on May 15, 2012. The gameplay is essentially the same as previous entries, but with more Anti-Frustration Features (such as gold being picked up on touch rather than having to be clicked), and with new trading aspects, including an auction house that operates both in in-game gold and in real world money. It also brings back the Barbarian character classnote , and introduces four new classes: Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, and Demon Hunter.

A console version for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 was released on September 3rd, 2013 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) following in 2014. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services) and don't feature any sort of auction house. The Auction Houses for the PC version were also permanently closed on March 18th, 2014.

The game was given an Expansion Pack, Reaper of Souls, in March 2014. It introduced a new act, a new class (the Crusader), a new level cap, powers and more, and answered one of the biggest lingering questions about the storyline, namely what happened to the missing angel Malthael. The console version of Reaper of Souls was released as part of the Ultimate Evil Edition, which includes the original game, on August 19 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.


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Diablo IIMature RatingDoom
Diablo IIFantasy Video GamesDisciples
Diablo IICreator/ActivisionStarCraft
StarCraft II: Heart of the SwarmCreator/Blizzard EntertainmentHearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
DestinyPlay Station 4 Disgaea
DestinyXbox OneDisney Infinity
Diablo IIAction RPGDink Smallwood
Tiny-Headed BehemothImageSource/Video GamesBeard of Barbarism
Diablo IIUsefulNotes/IBM Personal ComputerDigital: A Love Story

alternative title(s): Diablo 3
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