May 1, 2013
Diablo III for PS3 now available for pre-order
“We’ve poured blood, sweat, and hellfire into creating an epic Diablo III experience for PlayStation gamers” Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment
Select retailers worldwide have now begun taking pre-orders for the upcoming PlayStation 3 system version of Diablo III — see the official website for a list of participating retailers.
Diablo III was originally released for PC and Mac on 15th May 2012 and within 24 hours became the fastest-selling PC game of all time. Now console gamers can pre-order the PS3 version which has been tailored especially for the console, with updates to the game’s thrilling boss battles, an all-new user interface featuring an intuitive control system, and a dynamic camera perspective that will make vanquishing evil feel like second nature on the PlayStation. Players can take on the vile denizens of the Burning Hells alone or in a party of up to four via same-screen local cooperative play, online play over the PlayStation Network, or any combination of online or local players.
Players who pre-order the PS3 version of Diablo III will receive an exclusive in-game item: the Infernal Helm, which grants an experience point boost to any character who wears it, accelerating their progression as they rise in power. Certain retailers will also offer limited-edition pre-order bonuses.
Diablo III continues the epic Diablo storyline, with players taking on the role of one of five heroic characters: barbarian, witch doctor, wizard, monk, or demon hunter, embarking on a perilous quest to save the world of Sanctuary from the corrupting forces of the Burning Hells.
The game will go on sale later this year for a suggested retail price of $59.99/£39.99, more information about the release will be announced closer to the time.