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The Art of Diablo is a book showcasing Diablo art that will release after BlizzCon on November 3. The German GameStar magazine comes with an ad for the book ahead of BlizzCon claiming the book contains art from the upcoming Diablo IV title.

A rough translation from German tells us the book contains more than 500 memorable artworks from Diablo, Diablo II, Diablo III, and Diablo IV. The book will become available on November 3, right after BlizzCon.

A few days ago, we looked at a leak which talked about Diablo IV in addition to a Diablo II Remaster and Overwatch 2 to be unveiled at BlizzCon. This would be the second leak in a row to talk about the unveiling of the the next Diablo game at the event.

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Here's a preview of the book taken from Amazon:

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Diablo IV was reportedly in development when Reaper of Souls came out and got rebooted after two years, because it wasn't shaping well, so they came up with the Rise of Necromancer DLC for Diablo III to make up for the canceled project.

Based on our latest article on Diablo IV, we know the current iteration of the game has been in development only since 2016 under code name Hades with Luis Barriga as Game Director, who has worked on World of Warcraft in the past.

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Now you're just making stuff up. The fact that Diablo IV concept art exists means that it was made at some point in time (probably early development stage). Diablo III was in development hell for like 11 years or so?

> Confirms Diablo IV Reveal

This doesn't confirm anything, really. 

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3 hours ago, Twych said:

Somebody's *filtered* is being fired for this.

Much more likely that these supposed "leaks" are intentional, trying to drum up hype (and distract us from a certain media kerfuffle).   

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22 hours ago, Stan said:

Diablo IV was reportedly in development when Reaper of Souls came out and got rebooted after two years, because it wasn't shaping well, so they came up with the Rise of Necromancer DLC for Diablo III to make up for the canceled project.

I thought Rise of the Necromancer was salvaged from the remains of the cancelled D3 expansion, "King of the North" or whatever slightly lame name they had attached to it.

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4 hours ago, Atomalchemist said:

Diablo IV: Immortal

 

Coming to a phone near you 2020.

Assuming people have phones by 2020 of course.

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