Posted on Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 9:00 AM by Guest
Diablo III was pushed back until next year according to its developer, Blizzard. Despite not having a set date, the game was long expected to be released late this year.
Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime said, ”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.”
The choice to set the game’s release date came only a week after the launch of the closed beta. Only selected Battle.net accounts were allowed access to the beta test.
“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,” Morhaime added.
Gamers should rest assured that the extra time Blizzard plans to use the extra time to extend the beta testing for the game and may even increase invites.
“With every game we make, the temptation is always very strong to launch as soon as possible,” said Morhaime.
Game development and testing to including a new difficulty and a possibility of a console release.
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