Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. announced the official release date for the highly anticipated Diablo III recently, confirming an international launch on 15th May 2012. Blizzard has now kicked off global digital presales for Diablo III, with would-be wizards, witch doctors, demon hunters, barbarians, and monks throughout the world should head to now able to reserve their digital copies.
In Diablo III, players take on the role of one of five heroic characters – barbarian, witch doctor, wizard, monk, or demon hunter – and engage in pulse-pounding combat with endless legions of evil. As they undertake an epic quest to rid Sanctuary from the corrupting forces of the Burning Hells, players will explore diverse and perilous settings, grow in experience and ability, acquire artifacts of incredible power, and meet key characters who’ll join them in battle or aid them in other ways.
Diablo III will be available for Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7 and Macintosh at a suggested retail price (SRP) of £44.99 GBP for both the retail DVD-ROM version and the digital version sold directly from Blizzard. A special alabaster-white Collector’s Edition, sold exclusively in retail stores at a suggested retail price of £69.99, will include the full videogame on DVD-ROM, a behind-the-scenes Blu-ray/DVD two-disc set, the Diablo III soundtrack CD, a 208-page Art of Diablo III book, and a 4 GB USB soulstone (including full versions of Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord of Destruction) and corresponding Diablo skull base, as well as exclusive in-game content for Diablo III, World of Warcraft, and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
Starting from 15th Macy 2012, gamers with a thirst for fast-paced action and adventure will be able to purchase Diablo III at retailers throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. In addition, gamers in the regions above as well as in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil will be able to buy Diablo III digitally via Blizzard’s Battle.net website. To pre-order your digital copy of Diablo III simply visit http://www.blizzard.com/games/d3/. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on Diablo III and other forthcoming titles from Blizzard.