The Diablo series has been a staple for fans of dungeon crawling RPGs (Role Playing Games). The first game in the series was released all the way back in 1997. Since then, the Diablo franchise has consistently produced excellent games. In terms of fantastical RPGs, there aren’t too many games that can top the list. Recently, Blizzard Entertainment announced its newest entry in the franchise, Diablo Immortal. The game will be available for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, PC as well. In this article, you’ll find everything there is to know about Diablo Immortal, counting down to the game’s release date.
When is the Diablo Immortal release date?
Diablo Immortal was announced by Blizzard Entertainment back in 2018. According to the publisher’s plans, the game will release on Android and iOS on June 2, 2022. Moreover, the game will be available to PC players through open beta testing. The beta testing stage for PC will also start on June 2, 2022, the same day as the release of the mobile versions.
What is the game about?
You’re in for a treat if you’ve never played the Diablo games. The games feature classic dungeon crawling mechanics intermixed with fantastical elements. For example, the characters in the games can be humans, angels, or demons. Of course, monsters aren’t far behind when a game features character classes such as these. The entire franchise focuses primarily on the conflict between humans and demons. The leader of the demons, Diablo, is the main antagonist of the series.
Diablo Immortal‘s story is set between the events that occurred in Diablo II and Diablo III. Regardless, the developers have assured that newcomers to the series will not have to memorise the entirety of the game’s history. The game will be accessible to both veterans of the series and newcomers. Diablo Immortal will also be free-to-play, with in-game microtransactions forming the bulk of the company’s revenue. Moreover, the game will be updated frequently to include new characters, with “constantly evolving” storylines.
Exciting gameplay details for Diablo Immortal
Apart from the fact that Diablo Immortal will feature cross-platform play, there are some worthwhile details for prospective players. Mike Ybarra, Blizzard Entertainment‘s president, has stated that this game will be the “most expansive Diablo game” they’ve ever worked on. They’ve incorporated feedback from beta testers to ensure that the game’s multiplayer components are up to scratch, in tandem with Diablo‘s gameplay mechanics.
Additionally, Diablo Immortal will also feature eight unique expansion zones, each with a varied history and art style. After the game’s release, more zones will be added to keep the content fresh and exciting.
How to pre-register for Diablo Immortal?
Surprisingly, despite the release date being quite near, Diablo Immortal is still open for pre-registration. To pre-register for this epic, fantastical RPG, here are the steps:
- Go to the Diablo Immortal pre-registration website.
- At the top right corner of the screen, you’ll find the “Pre-Register Now” option. Click on it.
- Pre-registration for the game requires a Battle.net account. If you have an account already, you’ll just have to sign in. Otherwise, you’ll have to create an account and log in.
- After you’ve signed in using your Battle.net account, you’ll be pre-registered for the game. All you need to do now is wait until the Diablo Immortal release date.
You can also “pre-order” the game, after pre-registration, on Android and iOS. For your convenience, you can use the links below:
What are the advantages of pre-registration?
Since the pre-registration for Diablo Immortal started, the hype surrounding the game has been unreal. Now, with the Diablo Immortal release date just around the corner, the game has reached over 30 million pre-registrations. Blizzard has promised each pre-registered player a Horadric Cosmetic Set to celebrate this significant achievement. This armour set will only be available to players who have signed up before the game’s release date. To claim the Horadrim Cosmetic Set, you’ll have to play the game’s tutorial within 30 days of the game being released. Moreover, you’ll get the first access to the game when it releases on June 2, 2022.
The Diablo Immortal release date will be upon us soon. There’s not much time left for pre-registration either. Pre-register for this massive multiplayer game as soon as possible, and receive a Horadrim Cosmetic Set as well. The Diablo series has been one of the most influential gaming franchises in the modern gaming era. If you haven’t played any of the series’ entries, this is the best time to jump on the Sanctuary bandwagon!
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