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Diablo 3 Season Five Will Not Have Any Community Buffs

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Christmas is cancelled this year. Ok, so perhaps that is a bit dramatic. We do know that gifts aren't coming during Season 5 though. Senior Game Designer Wyatt Cheng has hit the forums to share this news.

 

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Blizzard Icon Wyatt Cheng

Hey guys – just wanted to pop in and say that we don’t have any community buffs planned for this season.

 

The main reason is the one highlighted by other members of the community - while 2x buffs are super exciting while they’re active, they have negative effects at other times. The biggest is how demoralizing it can feel if you miss out on the community buff. One of the strengths of Diablo is when players feel they can play on their own schedule, when they feel like it. The 2x buffs really detract from a sense that any time is a perfectly good time to play. It can also cause people to burn themselves out trying to get the most out of the buff. (Source)

 

I ask you as fellow players, what are your opinions? Do you guys feel like Community Buffs are a lot of fun or do you get salty when you miss out? Please let me know below!  

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