Diablo III Now Scheduled For Early 2012 Launch

Despite a record of always hitting its release targets, Blizzard Entertainment today announced that the expected launch window for Diablo III will be moving into early 2012.

"With every game we make, the temptation is always very strong to launch as soon as possible. However, we didn't put so many years of work into Diablo III to release a game that was almost ready," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "The beta test is going very well, and we look forward to making the most of the extra time we're taking to deliver an experience that lives up to our vision for the game and the expectations of our players. Next year is going to be an incredibly busy one for Blizzard, and we hope an incredibly fun one for Blizzard gamers."

Blizzard will use the additional time to extend the Diablo III closed beta test, which began September 20, potentially adding more testers than initially projected. Players who have an active Battle.net account with any Blizzard game attached to it should visit Battle.net account management to opt in for a chance to participate in the beta test.

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You would think the guys

You would think the guys bellow are arguing about the war in the middle east or something like that... come on guys... it's just a game, a good game (I know, I have Diablo and Diablo 2) but a game nonetheless. Don't like it? dont buy it, you don't have to try to convince everyone else into thinking just like you.


Not blizz. You other 2 idiots in this forum.

It's not pay to play.
If you don't have a stable internet connection to utilize battle.net 2.0, we don't want u playing anyway. No steam games for you either, huh


It is pay to play. The PvP modes will require you to buy all the best gear through their dumb-as-fuck real world money auction house. It will be $60 up front too. If you want to play a single player game, you should not be required to be online while playing. Want to take a quick break? Oh, you were idle so we kicked you from your single player world. Blizzard has been going downhill shortly before Activision moved in. Idiots like you, though, just buy all their shit and feed their idiotic egos to continue putting out bullshit time and time again.

Really? your that much of a

Really? your that much of a retard? You don't have to pay cash for gear, there is also a gold only auction house. If you honestly can't afford something better than dsl from walmart, you honestly shouldn't be playing online. Get into the beta, than you can voice your opinion, because right now, all i hear is crap coming from you. and it's idiots like you who ruin a lot of things because they are spoiled brats.

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