Diablo IV was launched to its full release after being in early access. This exciting game is now available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC, and has cross-platform play and cross-progression on all of these platforms. This new release from the iconic Diablo series has already set records for Blizzard Entertainment. In just four days since the early access release on June 1, the game has been played for 93 million hours, equivalent to over 10,000 years of gameplay! It has become Blizzard Entertainment’s fastest-selling game of all time, with their highest pre-launch unit sales ever on both console and PC, which is impressive.
Diablo IV features up to four-player co-op, including two-player couch co-op on consoles. Players can customize their character, equip personalized skills to battle horrific demons, or collect legendary loot to support their playstyle while discovering new ones. The game boasts a rich story, and the gameplay is highly customizable with plenty of options on how to engage with the world. This new installment presents a masterfully crafted expression of the Diablo universe, designed to create an incredible experience for all players to share.
According to Rod Fergusson, General Manager of Diablo, “This is a moment years in the making for the Diablo IV team. We’re extremely proud to offer players the richest story ever told in a Diablo game.” Blizzard Entertainment’s President, Mike Ybarra, also mentioned that their vision is to create legendary experiences for all to share, and Diablo IV is an outstanding example of what their talented development teams are capable of. Whether the players are a veteran of the series or diving into a sanctuary for the first time, the global launch of Diablo IV welcomes them for one of the best gaming experiences.