After Blizzard released a prized version of Warcraft 3 in 2020 with Warcraft 3: Reforged, next could be a remaster of Diablo 2 follow with the name »Resurrected«. At least that's what the French website Actugaming claims to have learned from an insider.
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Release should be in 2020
According to the information, the remaster is currently under way under development at Vicarious Visions are located. These previously worked on the PC port of Destiny 2 and the remaster of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane trilogy.
The official announcement of Diablo 2 Resurrected one suspects either in the context of the upcoming Summer Game Fest by Geoff Keighley, or the Blizzcon 2020, which should take place in early November. Blizzard, on the other hand, is currently planning to release it by the end of 2020, but postponements due to Corona are possible and also likely.
The studio is also expected to Warcraft 3: Reforged failure be clear. So the title was "too much a remake, even though it was only a remaster." One does not want to "repeat" this mistake in the future.
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How credible is the source?
The Actugaming website has been around in the past turned out to be a reliable source. So they said the announcement of Diablo 4, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and Overwatch 2 before their unveiling at Blizzcon correctly beforehand.
Who already has one prettied up version of Diablo 2 who wants to play can download the mod »Reign of Terror« for Grim Dawn. For them, a fan recreated the entire Blizzard classic campaign.