The announcement of the premiere of Diablo 2 Resurrected in the just past Blizzcon It was one of the most important news, not only for fans of the saga, if not for all veterans of Blizzard. Is that the original version of this title is remembered and recognized as one of the best ARPG ever created, so this version, in addition to having to maintain that high bar, must keep the same as its original.
Is that since the launch of Warcraft:Reforged that negatively affected Warcraft:3, the fans have been angry with the game and the company, so they have a certain justified doubt about what could happen with a new version. Such was the disaster of Reforged that this title currently has the lowest user score on the site Metacritic. Clearly they want to avoid this terrible mistake again, so special attention is being paid to caring for nostalgia and maintaining its prestige.
Rod Fergusson, who is the executive producer of the franchise Diablo, asked questions from the community to Luis Barriga, director of Diablo 4, Wyatt Cheng, Lead Designer for Diablo Immortal Y Rob Gallerani, lead designer of Diablo 2: Resurrected. In these questions and answers, Gallerani on whether this version would come to replace its predecessor only by allowing the new version to be available to be playable (which if it happened with Warcraft 3 and was the most important cause of annoyance for fans).
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When asked the question of whether “Diablo 2 Resurrected When installed, will the new version be saved and the original will be lost? the designer in charge had the following to add: “No absolutely not, everything you have about Diablo 2 currently it will be maintained, this is a separate product. “You can see the complete questions in a video that we will leave here below.
Well, this answer leaves calm to all those who maintain their reservations about this next release, since it will be a true remastering of the title and not a cheap replacement for it designed to profit from the nostalgia of its players.
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