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Feb 21, 2017 04:55 AM EST

Blizzard Still Keeping Details About 'Diablo 3: Rise Of The Necromancer'; Announces New Patch


Blizzard fans are getting excited for the upcoming release of the "Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer" DLC expansion, however, game developer Blizzard has not yet released an official statement about the release date. The game studio has been keeping specific details like the price, release date and features under wraps.

Details About The Rise Of The Necromancer

Until now, Diablo players still have no idea about what kind of content might expect from the upcoming "Diablo 3 Necromancer" DLC, but fans can get a better idea by looking at previous releases like "Reaper of Souls."

The previously released "Reaper of the Souls" was priced at $19.99, while $39.99 for the digital deluxe edition, according to Mic. That update has introduced a few number of improvements on board, including Adventure Mode and new character class Crusader.

A fifth game Act for the story mode was also added to the game. The fifth game Act followed the Nephalem through his journey throughout the Pandemonium Fortress and Westmarch. Additionally, the "Diablo 3: Reaper of the Souls" expansion raised the game's level cap to 70 from 60. It also brought new runes, skills, passive abilities and added a fourth passive slot for characters who ended up reaching level 70.

Release Date For Necromancer And Latest Patch

According to Blizzard, "Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer" might come sometime in 2017. However, there's some slight requirement for Diablo players, they need to have the "Diablo 3" and "Reaper of the Souls" expansion.

Meanwhile, "Diablo 4" has been rumored to make a release right after the Rise of the Necromancer." Unfortunately, this is just speculations, fans will have to wait for official statements from Blizzard about the game.

In other Blizzard news, a new patch for "Diablo 3" is currently available on PTR, Mic reported. But the developer is not yet done with the patch because of there still new features that the developers are still planning and need to be added before it finally releases in the wild.

Blizzard wants to make sure that patch 2.5.0 will be flawless that is the whole reason why Blizzard made it live on PTR servers. And once the testing has been finished, players will now be able to comment on the things that they want to remove or improve in the upcoming "Diablo 3" patch.

Finally, Blizzard said that the features will make "Diablo 3" even better and fans will going to love it.

Launched in 2012, "Diablo 3" is an action role-playing hack and slashed game developed by Blizzard.

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