After more than a decade, Blizzard Entertainment has finally announced a release date for the highly-anticipated third entry in their Diablo series, Diablo III. The game will be available on May 15th, and pre-orders are available now.
From the official press release:
The end is nigh! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced thatDiablo® III, the next chapter in its critically acclaimed action role-playing game series, will be unleashed from the Burning Hells on May 15.
Starting that day, gamers with a thirst for fast-paced action and adventure will be able to purchase Diablo III at retailers throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. In addition, gamers in the regions above as well as in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil will be able to buy Diablo III digitally via Blizzard’s Battle.net® website.
At $60, this will be a game mainly for dedicated fans of the first two games. Those who pre-order the title from Blizzard will be able to download the game before its official release. The game will then be enabled at midnight on May 15th.
For more information, or to pre-order, head on over to Blizzard’s official Diablo III website.