Although the game has yet to be released, Blizzard has given fans an update on the development of Diablo IV, offering a first look at the different areas of its new open world as well as the dungeons you’ll soon be able to explore.
While Blizzard has recently seen its business and legal disruption following Microsoft’s historic €60 billion takeover, the studio is still working on many new titles, including Overwatch 2 and the highly anticipated Diablo 4. The latter will offer a fully open version of Sanctuary, which will allow you toseamlessly exploring” form an ocean to another ».
According to Blizzard, the world will consist of five main regions, as well as towns, smaller biomes, and more. In a teaser, we were also able to get a glimpse of some of these places, including the town of Scosglen Coast, flooded with rain, which looks stunning. One can also discover the monastery of Orbei maintained by the followers of Zakarum in the arid steppes, the freezing militaristic colony of Kyovoshad, where even the upscale neighborhoods look like slums.
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Over 150 dungeons await you in Diablo IV
In addition to all these new environments to discover, associate art director Brian Fletcher says that Diablo 4 will offer more and more varied dungeons ” than ever “. Indeed, Blizzard announces that players will be able to explore over 150 dungeons where monsters and loot await.
Every dungeon should benefit from its own dynamic weather, light effects and features to make the experience unique and different. The dungeons will therefore all have their own theme depending on their location on the map. Blizzard’s videos revealed two of them in particular: a druidic burial site called Wretched Caves and a swampy ruin called Flooded Depths.
So far, Diablo IV has only been officially announced for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, but there’s no doubt it’s coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5. A release date has not yet been set.but Blizzard had recently announced the postponement of the game, which may not ultimately arrive in 2022.