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Rise of the Necromancer Pack is just one week away and will go live on June 27!

It's arriving on all platforms simultaneously. The price is $14.99 USD.

Purchase the Rise of Necromancer Pack to gain access to

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Steel your hearts and get ready to maintain the Balance, nephalem. We’re only a week away—The Rise of the Necromancer Pack is arriving June 27 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One!

Comprised of controlled, calculating individuals, the Priests of Rathma have long known the true stakes at the heart of the Eternal Conflict. Known to uneducated outsiders as Necromancers, these masters of blood, bone, and the dark arts are often misunderstood. Driven to protect the Balance at all costs, those dedicated to walking this path see neither good nor evil in their actions; simply obedience to the cycle of being.

The Rise of the Necromancer is a purchasable content pack coming to Diablo III: Reaper of Souls and Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. The pack will be available for purchase starting June 27, 2017 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and will cost $14.99 USD.

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According to the Starcraft2 Hero Packs which cost 4,99 I thought the Necromancer may at least hit 9,99. But this is very pricey. Well. Getting a 20 bucks gift card and spending the rest on Fenix in Starcraft2 :D

As I said before I will enjoy the Necromancer Patch. I will play the Story on a reasonable difficulty, get all Set Dungeons done and equip him for GR Solo 70. Then I finish my last achievements and complete Kanais Cube finally! I wish I would be more motivated for the slow grind afterwards. But this patch will be a party.

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19 minutes ago, Alkasar991 said:

According to the Starcraft2 Hero Packs which cost 4,99 I thought the Necromancer may at least hit 9,99. But this is right on the edge and acceptable for me :p Getting a 20 bucks gift card and spending the rest on Fenix in Starcraft2 :D

As I said before I will enjoy the Necromancer Patch. I will play the Story on a reasonable difficulty, get all Set Dungeons done and equip him for GR Solo 70. Then I finish my last achievements and complete Kanais Cube finally! I wish I would be more motivated for the slow grind afterwards. But this patch will be a party.

I'm really sad that we didn't get more. But if the rumors are true we might get some snippets about D4 this yyear. Also, I wonder what this new Necro will be in HotS, since all the previous Nephalems are there

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2 minutes ago, Dejo93 said:

I'm really sad that we didn't get more. But if the rumors are true we might get some snippets about D4 this yyear. Also, I wonder what this new Necro will be in HotS, since all the previous Nephalems are there

I wouldn't count on any info about a D4 for at least another year, I doubt it'd be anywhere near presentable.

The Necro's already represented with Xul in HotS.

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2 minutes ago, Metal04 said:

The Necro's already represented with Xul in HotS.

Indeed. Unless they come with with something completely different based on the D3 Necro skills. But I highly doubt he will be in HotS.

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28 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

Indeed. Unless they come with with something completely different based on the D3 Necro skills. But I highly doubt he will be in HotS.

Yeah. There are higher priorities for Heroes that are not already represented I guess.

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25 minutes ago, Metal04 said:

The D3 necro skills are already based off of D2 necro skills. Xul is based off a D2 necro. They wouldn't be different enough.

There are enough abilities and sets for each class to recreate different playstyles in a MOBA. I would like to see the male Demon Hunter with an Impale Setup in HotS.

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I think the pricing is ok, not the cheapest but definitely considering how much DLC's are in general, not the most expensive. I'm sure I'll drop 15$ on this one and I'll have a good amount of fun (100 hours plus), I've got games I bought for 35-40$ that had to drop at 20 hours because they are unplayable...so don't complain too much, guys. 

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I actually thought it'd be 20$ so I'm pleasantly surprised. This isn9t a StarCraft hero with minimal investment in terms of dev time, the legendaries, the sets, the skill animations, it was silly to think it'd be 10$ tbh :D

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5 minutes ago, Starym said:

I actually thought it'd be 20$ so I'm pleasantly surprised. This isn9t a StarCraft hero with minimal investment in terms of dev time, the legendaries, the sets, the skill animations, it was silly to think it'd be 10$ tbh :D

The original 5 classes were packaged for 50-60 euro's depending where you got it (Some even lower) and you got an entire game around those classes.

 

This time, you get 1 class for more than the average price of 1 of the original. And you don't even get the extra content.

 

No, that's not a good deal.

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32 minutes ago, Yridaa said:

The original 5 classes were packaged for 50-60 euro's depending where you got it (Some even lower) and you got an entire game around those classes.

 

This time, you get 1 class for more than the average price of 1 of the original. And you don't even get the extra content.

 

No, that's not a good deal.

It's also not how economics work. 

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Just now, MrEdren said:

It's also not how economics work. 

But that is not relevant as to whether it is or is not a good deal. 5 banana's (Along with a lot of extra's) for 6 euro's or 1 for 1.5.

 

It is how math works, and math dictates the one banana is a bad deal.

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29 minutes ago, Yridaa said:

But that is not relevant as to whether it is or is not a good deal. 5 banana's (Along with a lot of extra's) for 6 euro's or 1 for 1.5.

 

It is how math works, and math dictates the one banana is a bad deal.

But if you played with first bananas over 100 hours in average, and now you get new banana with which you play at least 50 hours, is it not worth it? 

Skin bundle in HotS was real nothing for same price, so this does not look like a bad deal to me, it looks more like donation for something that I've spent days and months with extra class to showoff as supporter ;)  

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Completely unrelated to the current rant about the price: is it me or the Necromancer art you guys used for the thumbnail and top banner for this post looks a lot like Bill Nighy?

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I was arguing the point that a price of $10 would be underpriced considering the amount of effort that was made for the content you get. In that argument I applied simple logic by using old classes and content and comparing the prices.

 

Whether it was worth 200 dollars or 5 to someone, was not the point I was arguing, or how many hours you can get out of it. It was just comparing the price of what you get compared with the price of what you got before. I also mentioned that you get more than one class, to the one person pointing out I meant only one class. The banana thing was for emphasis.

 

I'm totally fine with any criticism on my point. You slice a pie in 6 pieces and you pay equally as much for the first 5 but the last piece you pay more. That's the only point I'm trying to make. And I said that twice now for emphasis because I want to make sure people actually get it. The 6th slice is probably still worth it for most people still enjoying the first 5 slices, that's a value discussion, not a "Is the 6th priced equally as much as the first 5?". I'm arguing the latter, not the former.

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People upset about the price need to remember that they are also getting, a cosmetic pet and wings, and a banner that in WoW would cost you about 15 bucks by themselves on top of the new class and 2 free character slots, so even tho it is more then you want to pay look at the bright side that it wasn't twice as much considering all the stuff included, a 20 dollar gift card will cover this and leave ya with 5 to spend on future stuff, so all in all it is fair cost.

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40 minutes ago, Starym said:

Just to be clear, DO NOT play with an actual banana for 50 hours.
That is all.

Oy, the chafing

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