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''Diablo III'' is the latest in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series, released on May 15, 2012. The gameplay is essentially the same as previous entries, but with more AntiFrustrationFeatures (such as gold being picked up on touch rather than having to be clicked), and with new trading aspects, including an auction house that was eventually removed for causing more problems than it solved.. It also brings back the Barbarian character class[[note]]but not the same Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII''[[/note]], and introduces four new classes: Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, and Demon Hunter.

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''Diablo III'' is the latest in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series, released on May 15, 2012. The gameplay is essentially the same as previous entries, but with more AntiFrustrationFeatures (such as gold being picked up on touch rather than having to be clicked), and with new trading aspects, including an auction house that was eventually removed for causing more problems than it solved..solved. It also brings back the Barbarian character class[[note]]but not the same Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII''[[/note]], and introduces four new classes: Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, and Demon Hunter.



The game was given an ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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 2014 on UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.

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The game was given an ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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. It also introduced a form of NewGamePlus called "Adventure Mode", where players can eschew replaying the story in exchange for having all the acts unlocked and hunting down bounties instead. The console version of ''Reaper of Souls'' was released as part of the Ultimate Evil Edition, which includes the original game, on August 19 2014 on UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.


The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017. It introduces a new class, the Necromancer. A port for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch will be released on November 2nd, 2018; it includes the game, both expansion packs, and several ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' items such as a pet cucco and gear to resemble King Ganondorf.

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The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017. It introduces a new class, the Necromancer. A port for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch will be released on November 2nd, 2018; it includes the game, both expansion packs, and several ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' items such as a pet cucco and gear to resemble King Ganondorf.


A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions, DLC, local wireless multiplayer, and exclusive content including a [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Ganondorf costume and Cucco pet]]) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services)

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions, DLC, local wireless multiplayer, and exclusive content including a [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Ganondorf costume and Cucco pet]]) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services)
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The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017. It introduces a new class, the Necromancer.

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The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017. It introduces a new class, the Necromancer. A port for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch will be released on November 2nd, 2018; it includes the game, both expansion packs, and several ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' items such as a pet cucco and gear to resemble King Ganondorf.


A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions and DLC along with local wireless multiplayer) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services)

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions and DLC along with expansions, DLC, local wireless multiplayer) multiplayer, and exclusive content including a [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Ganondorf costume and Cucco pet]]) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services)


A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions and DLC) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services.)

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) in 2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions and DLC) DLC along with local wireless multiplayer) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services.)
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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{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.)

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 2013. This was followed with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox One}} versions (including the Reaper of Souls expansion) following in 2014.2014, and a UseFulNotes/NintendoSwitch ''Eternal Collection'' version (with all the expansions and DLC) in 2018. The console versions allow offline play, don't have any Battle.net functionality (instead using the console platforms' online services.)



On February 27, 2018, Blizzard released a [[https://twitter.com/Blizzard_Ent/status/968727468675809280 teaser video]] that strongly hints at a UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch port.

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On February 27, 2018, Blizzard released a [[https://twitter.com/Blizzard_Ent/status/968727468675809280 teaser video]] that strongly hints at a UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch port.


A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{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.

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/{{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.
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''Diablo III'' is the latest in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series, released on May 15, 2012. The gameplay is essentially the same as previous entries, but with more AntiFrustrationFeatures (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 [[BribingYourWayToVictory in real world money]][[note]]although this was removed in 2014 due to creating more problems than it solved[[/note]]. It also brings back the Barbarian character class[[note]]but not the same Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII''[[/note]], and introduces four new classes: Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, and Demon Hunter.

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''Diablo III'' is the latest in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series, released on May 15, 2012. The gameplay is essentially the same as previous entries, but with more AntiFrustrationFeatures (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 [[BribingYourWayToVictory in real world money]][[note]]although this was eventually removed in 2014 due to creating for causing more problems than it solved[[/note]].solved.. It also brings back the Barbarian character class[[note]]but not the same Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII''[[/note]], and introduces four new classes: Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, and Demon Hunter.


The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017, which introduces a new class, the Necromancer.

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The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017, which 2017. It introduces a new class, the Necromancer.

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The second expansion pack, ''Rise of the Necromancer'', was released on June 27, 2017, which introduces a new class, the Necromancer.


A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 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 ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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 2014 on {{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.

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A console version for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} was released on September 3rd, 2013 with UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and {{Xbox UsefulNotes/{{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 ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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 2014 on {{Xbox UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.


The game was given an ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.

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The game was given an ExpansionPack, ''[[http://us.battle.net/d3/en/reaper-of-souls/ 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 2014 on {{Xbox 360}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/XboxOne and UsefulNotes/PlayStation4.

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