Starting in the Public Test Realm next week, Diablo 3 will receive a campaign that is based on the original game, which turns 20 years old on New Year's Eve. Like the original game, you will fight down the levels of a dungeon into Hell where you fight and kill Diablo. Pardon the spoilers.
The patch, called The Darkening of Tristram, seems to be taken light-heartedly by the company. They announce that it will add a low-quality rendering mode to pay homage to graphical limitations of 1996. More functionality, they also force the character to move in eight directions, which I'm not sure it's tongue-in-cheek or actually implemented for gameplay reasons.
Either way, you can check it out next week by joining the beta realm.
Can I turn off this low
Can I turn off this low quality rendering and go with high quality or did someone decide for me?
I was actually wondering the
I was actually wondering the same thing. Unfortunately, Blizzard hasn't said one way or the other. All we have is what they said on stage and the couple of paragraphs in the page I linked.
I am way to excited for this.
I am way to excited for this. I’m not even mad at the restrictions. If they can replicate the atmosphere I’ll be a very happy man.
I wonder if this will be
I wonder if this will be available for those who just play the free skeleton king arc part of diablo III?