News and Guides for Diablo 3

Challenge Rift 105 Guides Challenge Rift 105 Guides In this week's Challenge Rift, we've got Armor of Akkhan Crusader in EU and a Legacy of Nightmares in the US. Diablo III D3 Yesterday at 09:28 by Stan 4 comments
Top French Publication Says Diablo 4 Has Been Shown to Blizzard Employees Top French Publication Says Diablo 4 Has Been Shown to Blizzard Employees Le Monde, one of France's most respected publications, said in a piece published yesterday (full content for subscribers only) about the layoffs at Blizzard Europe and that Diablo 4 was shown to Blizzard employees. Blizzard Blizzard Jun 21, 2019 at 19:26 by Damien 23 comments
Challenge Rift 104 Guides Challenge Rift 104 Guides This week, we have LoN Witch Doctors in both regions. Check out the latest community guides to complete your weekly clear! Diablo III D3 Jun 18, 2019 at 09:11 by Stan
Challenge Rift 103 Guides Challenge Rift 103 Guides In Challenge Rift 103, we've got Sunwuko Monk in EU and a Spirit Generator Monk in NA. Diablo III D3 Jun 11, 2019 at 11:54 by Stan
Borderlands 3 Borderlands 3 We decided to cover Borderlands 3 and hope the reaction will be positive. This first post details what our plans are and why we chose this game. Icy Veins Icy Veins Jun 09, 2019 at 08:13 by Starym 27 comments
11 Builds to Try in Path of Exile: Legion 11 Builds to Try in Path of Exile: Legion With Patch 3.7.0 hitting Path of Exile with an overhaul to the melee builds and systems, as well as the start of the Legion Challenge League, this is the perfect time to try out a new build for your favourite classes. Icy Veins Icy Veins Jun 08, 2019 at 00:09 by Blainie
Login Issues: June 7th Login Issues: June 7th Blizzard is currently investigating an issue affecting their authentication servers, as players around the world are unable to log into Battle.net. Battle.net Battle.net Jun 07, 2019 at 18:45 by Stan 1 comment
Blizzard Reportedly Cancels Another StarCraft Shooter Blizzard Reportedly Cancels Another StarCraft Shooter It's Ghost all over again, it seems, as multiple sources have told Kotaku that Blizzard has cancelled project "Ares", apparently a first person shooter that's "like Battlefield in the StarCraft universe". The project was some 2 years along and, depending on which source you ask, was either looking good or that progress was coming along slowly. Blizzard Blizzard Jun 07, 2019 at 00:56 by Starym 11 comments
Challenge Rift 102 Guides Challenge Rift 102 Guides It's time for Challenge Rift #102! In Europe, we've got a Firebird's Wizard, and in the US, players need to complete the clear with a LoN Archon Wizard build. Diablo III D3 Jun 04, 2019 at 14:02 by Stan
Lessons Learned from the Diablo Immortal Reveal Lessons Learned from the Diablo Immortal Reveal IGN conducted an interview with Blizzard President J. Allen Brack about lessons learned from the Diablo Immortal reveal. Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal Jun 02, 2019 at 12:32 by Stan 21 comments
Challenge Rift 101 Guides Challenge Rift 101 Guides The latest Challenge Rift #101 revolves around Barbarians. We have Immortal King's Barbarian in Europe and a Glass Cannon Barbarian in North America. Check out the video guides and claim your reward! Diablo III D3 May 30, 2019 at 13:26 by Stan
Recruiting Hearthstone Writer Recruiting Hearthstone Writer We're looking for a dedicated writer to cover Hearthstone on our site and here's how you can apply. Icy Veins Icy Veins May 29, 2019 at 19:59 by Stan
Season 17: An Ancient & Primal Guide Season 17: An Ancient & Primal Guide With the Season of Nightmares in full swing, Blizzard posted a guide on Ancient and Primal items, where they highlight the difference between them and talk about the ongoing Seasonal bonus, which increases your damage dealt and reduces damage taken by a percentage for each Ancient you equip. Diablo III D3 May 24, 2019 at 17:26 by Stan 12 comments
In-Game Trading Bug Hotfix: May 21st In-Game Trading Bug Hotfix: May 21st Players have been reporting their inability to trade with others in Diablo. Blizzard confirmed there were some issues with game licenses and manual purchase approvals which caused this problem to occur. A hotfix has been already deployed, which should prevent the bug from happening again. Diablo III D3 May 21, 2019 at 20:00 by Stan 1 comment
Challenge Rift 100 Guides Challenge Rift 100 Guides It's the 100th Challenge Rift for Diablo III this week and both regions deal with Necromancers! Diablo III D3 May 21, 2019 at 11:33 by Stan
Diablo Immortal: Potential Monetization Model Diablo Immortal: Potential Monetization Model Diablo Immortal is pretty much ready, according to NetEase and Blizzard is putting finishing touches to the game. What remains still unknown is the monetization model of the mobile title and today, we're looking at a leaked screenshot from a meeting between Blizzard and NetEase. Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal May 19, 2019 at 16:15 by Stan 8 comments
Season 17 Guides: All Classes Season 17 Guides: All Classes We now have all class guides updated and ready for the Season of Nightmares, Live now on EU servers, at 5 PM PDT on US and 5PM KST in Asia. The addition of the Witch Doctor and Wizard has rounded out our new and updated builds overview and you can now check them all out right here and get familiarized as we head to that level 70 and start collecting all the necessary loot. Diablo III D3 May 17, 2019 at 15:16 by Starym 9 comments
Season 17 Guides: Crusader, Demon Hunter and Monk Season 17 Guides: Crusader, Demon Hunter and Monk We have more Deadset guides ahead of today's S17 launch, with 3 classes being added. There's a whole lot of new and updated builds to go over, both LoN and not, so let's get right to it: Diablo III D3 May 17, 2019 at 00:39 by Starym 3 comments
LoN Builds to Enjoy in Season 17 Part 2 LoN Builds to Enjoy in Season 17 Part 2 The Season of Nightmares starts tomorrow afternoon and a lot of our guides are already being published, so it's time to wrap up Deadset's LoN recommendations! Last time we took a look at Barbarians, Crusaders and Demon Hunters so it's time to take a look at the rest (with Wizard missing out on a LoN build for now). So let's hear from the man himself: Diablo III D3 May 16, 2019 at 13:25 by Starym 6 comments
Season 17 Guides: Barbarian and Necromancer Season 17 Guides: Barbarian and Necromancer The season of guides has started! With S17 starting tomorrow it's time for Deadset to take us through all the updated builds for these two classes and, much more importantly for this season especially, the new builds that we get to try out thanks to the Legacy of Nightmares seasonal affix! We get brand new builds like the LoN HotA for Barbarians, LoN Corpse Lance and LoN Blood Nova for Necromancers, as well as a whole lot of updated ones as well.
Let's get started:
Diablo III D3 May 16, 2019 at 07:08 by Starym 4 comments
Challenge Rift 99 Guides Challenge Rift 99 Guides This week's Challenge Rift guides are here and this is the first Challenge Rift in Season 17, meaning you should not complete it before Friday's Season start to make use of the materials in the new Season. Both regions are dealing with Legacy of Nightmares Demon Hunters this week. Diablo III D3 May 14, 2019 at 18:42 by Stan
Patch 2.6.5 Now Live + Patch Notes Patch 2.6.5 Now Live + Patch Notes Patch 2.6.5 is finally here! While we have to wait another 3 days for Season 17, the item and set changes, new Torment Difficulties, new Potion, Ancient Vault of Greed, UI improvements and much more are live now. Check out the patch notes below, although they're much the same as the las PTR update.

You can also check out our patch/season hub for all the new additions.
Diablo III D3 May 14, 2019 at 17:32 by Starym 3 comments
LoN Builds to Enjoy in Season 17 - Featuring Deadset LoN Builds to Enjoy in Season 17 - Featuring Deadset In case you missed it, here's part 2 with the rest of the classes.

* Updated article with Barbarian, Crusader and Demon Hunter  guide links.
We finally have the release date for one of, if not the most exciting season in Diablo 3 so far, and it's time to start getting hyped for this Friday! While one of the most interesting things about the new season is picking up random ancients along the way and stringing together some weird builds as you go, there's always some combinations that go really well together.
Diablo III D3 May 13, 2019 at 20:56 by Starym 6 comments
US Senator Seeks to Ban Loot Boxes & Pay-to-Win Microtransactions US Senator Seeks to Ban Loot Boxes & Pay-to-Win Microtransactions Republican Senator Josh Howley has proposed a ban on loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in titles for minors, claiming they are preying on user addiction and exploiting children. Blizzard Blizzard May 13, 2019 at 07:23 by Stan 61 comments
Akkhans Leniency Nerf & Stash Space Clarifications: May 10th Akkhan's Leniency Nerf & Stash Space Clarifications: May 10th Akkhan's Leniency was unintentionally nerfed in the official patch notes and we have more clarifications regarding the Patch 2.6.5 Stash space and why we're only getting a single new tab. Diablo III D3 May 11, 2019 at 08:52 by Stan 8 comments
Season 17, the Season of Nightmares Starts May 17th Season 17, the Season of Nightmares Starts May 17th We finally know! Season 17 aka the Season of Nightmares, is coming on Friday, May 17th! The launch date has been a mystery for a while, but a lot of people guessed correctly, and we'll be getting a week between the seasons. Blizzard have also detailed everything that's coming with the new season in the patch notes below, including the item changes, Conquests, cosmetic rewards, new Torment difficulties, Haedrig's sets and more! Diablo III D3 May 10, 2019 at 17:27 by Starym 9 comments
Officially Licensed Fine Art Prints for WoW, Diablo and StarCraft Officially Licensed Fine Art Prints for WoW, Diablo and StarCraft The amazing art of Blizzard games we all know and love is getting the fine art treatment, as Dutch online art dealership Cook and Becker has added three Blizzard franchises to their growing videogame collection. Said collection already consists of over 60 titles including Bloodborne, Cyberpunk 2077, Dark Souls, Dragon Age, Fallout, Uncharted and many more. Blizzard Blizzard May 09, 2019 at 23:12 by Starym 6 comments
Challenge Rift 98 Guides Challenge Rift 98 Guides Crusader is on the spotlight in this week's Challenge Rift. In Europe, you've got a take on a Legacy of Nightmares set, while in the US you use Invoker set. Diablo III D3 May 07, 2019 at 11:02 by Zadina
Will Diablo IV Be Revealed at BlizzCon 2019? Will Diablo IV Be Revealed at BlizzCon 2019? Diablo developers have invited multiple Diablo III streamers to BlizzCon 2019. Will Diablo IV be unveiled at this year's event? Diablo III D3 May 06, 2019 at 17:08 by Stan 22 comments
Activision Blizzard Q1 2019 Earnings Call Activision Blizzard Q1 2019 Earnings Call Results for the Q1 2019 Activison Blizzard Earnings Call are here and Blizzard is down to 32 million monthly active users (MAUs), since Q4 2018 when they announced layoffs and got rid of 8% of their non-development employees. Blizzard Blizzard May 03, 2019 at 13:38 by Stan 7 comments
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