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Submitted by TheXploder 740d ago | news

Diablo 3 Coming to PS3 and PS4

Chris Metzen, representative from Blizzard Entertainment, has appeared in a shock at the PlayStation meeting and has revealed that Diablo 3 is coming to PS3 & PS4 within the near future. (Activision Blizzard Inc., Diablo III, PS3, PS4)

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Enemy  +   740d ago
And PS3.
blitz0623  +   740d ago
I sincerely hope I don't have to purchase it again since I own the PC version.

But knowing Blizzard, NOT gonna happen.
Skip_Bayless  +   740d ago
Yes! I get to play a game without breaking the bank on buying a PC, and the hassles of configuring a PC.
HammadTheBeast  +   740d ago
I didn't really like Diablo 3, hopefully its better with new patches.

Anyways, when PS4 comes out screw Diablo, I'm gonna be all up on Killzone, Infamous, DriveClub and all these other amazing games.
SilentNegotiator  +   740d ago
Why not? They already gave it a console-friendly interface.
Eyeco  +   740d ago
I'm a bit weary about Diablo 3 it doesn't seem to be very popular with the PC crowd from what i've seen on forums and videos, which is a shame because I really enjoyed the first two back in the day, I've always had a soft spot for dungeon crawlers.
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kreate  +   740d ago
Blizzard wants to use Sony and take over the world supposedly o_0;
Rageanitus  +   740d ago
@skip_bayless

but diablo 3 is not that power hungry like ALL blizzard games.
miyamoto  +   740d ago
I called Diablo first here on N4G! Who is nuts now? Mwahahahahaha!
adorie  +   740d ago
I want to pre-order already. I was thoroughly impressed and I'm still hyped because this seems like a prelude of things to come. Hints point towards E3 and PAX.
ninavoljic  +   740d ago
fu.ck yeah, the expansion on BlizzCon is expected to be announced.
Persistantthug  +   740d ago
Diablo 3 for the PS3 and PS4 is nice.....
But personally, I'm still looking For Guild Wars 2 though. :)
Dmd  +   740d ago
That'd be The dream!
DudeJets  +   740d ago
May happen active accounts on pc has dropped hugely the game was a bit of a flop after there overhype.

So I expect it to be consoled.
zAlchemist  +   740d ago
is guild wars any good lol jw.
3-4-5  +   740d ago
I have a feeling this will play better on console than PC simply for the improvements.

Torchlight 1&2 proved these type of games work and work very well on consoles so I can only see more in the future.

Also I can see some Blizzard Multiplayer games coming to PS4 as well.
Larry L  +   740d ago
What the.........?

What proved that isometric action rpgs work well, and when done right are actually better to play on consoles? Torchlight, you say? Was the xbox 360 you got in 2010 your first video game console?

I'm pretty sure it's been proven many times over and over again by quite a large number of games dating back to.....oh gee, i don't know.....some of the first consoles in console gaming history, on just about every console platform between then and this "Torchlight" game you mention.........if that IS it's real name.

You ever hear of Baulder's Gate Dark Alliance or perhaps Champions of Norrath? The Marvel Ultimate Alliance/X-Men Legends games? Sacred? Dragon Age? Diablo 1 was amazing on PS1. You can go back to how amazing Gauntlet was on the horribly simple NES, this is LONG before the genre became a PC staple.

You can go right back to the original Bard's Tale which was on the Ataris and Comadores. "The console" is this genre's original home, and just because DIABLO hasn't been on consoles since PS1, the genre itself has been alive and well on consoles. And IMO Torchlight, especially the 1st one, was just a fairly generic game among the jewels of the genre that have been on consoles.

Sorry.........it just chapped my arse that you used Torchlight as "proof positive".
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ThatXboxGuy  +   740d ago
Is this real life? Have i died and gone into the great PS cloud above?
wenaldy  +   740d ago
Or is this fantasy? O_O
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3-4-5  +   740d ago
Caught in a landslide, No escape from reality
UnSelf  +   740d ago
Open your eyes. Look up to the sky and see
GrandTheftZamboni  +   740d ago
Potato salad.
MeatAbstract  +   740d ago
Nearly had a heart attack when they said Blizzard. But hey did say they were looking at a possible console version. There ya go.
Sizzon  +   740d ago
Yay :)
nigelp520  +   740d ago
NEXT GEN Psn features
Dual Shock 4
Destiny
Diablo 3
Drive Club
Killzone 4

I DOUBT MICROSOFT CAN TOP THIS
AO1JMM  +   740d ago
Do you enjoy stiring up the fanboys? or are you just 1 of them?

Never assume anything.....
nigelp520  +   740d ago
for 4 years Lack of Exclusive ttitles besides Halo/Forza/Gears/Fable/Kinect games. If the no used games shit is true FAIL!!Always connected! WHY?
Software_Lover  +   740d ago
*Devils advocate*

Next gen Xbox live features
New Controller
Destiny
Diablo 3
Drive Club
Halo......

Sounds about equal with just those, lol
Pintheshadows  +   740d ago
Remove Drive Club. Sony owns Evolution Studios.
Minato-Namikaze  +   740d ago
Why would drive club be on a MS console? Sony owns evolution studios.....
Minato-Namikaze  +   740d ago
Double post.
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theBAWSE  +   740d ago
And diablo 3 clearly stated a partnership with sony
Software_Lover  +   740d ago
I understand drive club/ replace it with another driving game.

Bungie also said partnership with Sony, they are still making the same game for Microsoft.

In the end, my main point was, you could pull nothing from this web meeting. Now if this were E3, we could compare side by side, fact by fact. To say another company was destroyed because of this list............ is absurd. I dont care if the roles were reversed, because some people seem think you are a fanboy if you say anything negative about one company. This was mediocre.
Pintheshadows  +   740d ago
If you lived up to your name 'software lover' then you wouldn't be calling this mediocre, you'd be thrilled by what we saw. And by your own logic, mediocre compared to what exactly. As you said, we have nothing to compare it with.

Now don't get me wrong, I understand what you are trying to say but it is also very contradictory.

We just saw the first glimpses of the next gen and someone has already labelled it 'mediocre'. Huzzah for the internet.

I just wanted to add that if they get the 4 player splitscreen co-op working well, this could be the hackin', slashin' and lootin' version of Micro Machine V3. Diablo 3 is no Diablo 2, but as a couch co-op game I can imagine it being hours of fun.
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2pacalypsenow  +   740d ago
But remember everyone know that xbox is the best entertainment platform /s
Rainstorm81  +   740d ago
Diablo 3 ...PS4.....E3 in Febuary
Kingdom Come  +   740d ago
I was hoping for a new title, but good for those who didn't play it on PC.
Lovable  +   740d ago
OMFG!!! This is sooooo amazing!!! Oh man this is such a great news I can't stop smiling
thecowsaysmoo  +   740d ago
well pc gamers, at least you got crisis 3 graphics to look forward to which doesn't look half as good as killzone on the ps4. :(
first1NFANTRY  +   740d ago
Hell of a presentation. Sony just murdered the competition.

Oh and the PS4 will be getting exclusive content for Destiny by Bungie when it's launched. M$ just lost a big one there.

PS4 release date confirmed holiday 2013!!!!!!
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   740d ago
correct me if im wrong but werent a lot of ppl disappointed with Diablo 3?
mi_titan27  +   740d ago
yes compared to D2, but just bringing a Diablo game back to consoles is HUGE
MeatAbstract  +   740d ago
It was kind of a mix from the fans. Some old school fans hated it, some loved and some new fans plain just didn't get it. The launch didn't help as well.

Still, Blizzard continue to patch it, have fixed it, are trying to balance it out, they've brought in PVP. If they have worked hard on the controls and made it work well with a controller then it should be good. Also if they can introduce Battle.Net with some kind of cloud or integrate that with PlayStation, you could potentially cross platform but that's just own my opinions on the last part.
ThanatosDMC  +   740d ago
Yeah, but Activision wants more $$$$$. Diablo 3 is more WoW than actual Diablo. They also had a blog on D3 site that they wont put it on console. Damn liars. Game is unfinished.

Check out the funny comments on Battle.net

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/...
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Saleem101  +   740d ago
I called it earlier on here about diablo 3 coming to playstation 4
Letros  +   740d ago
Wow!
NegativeCreepWA  +   740d ago
Blizzard said a long time ago that they were looking into console versions. But they mentioned the 360 originally.
andron666  +   740d ago
Nice...
black911  +   740d ago
With The Cronus Adapter. I can Use my Keyboard and Mouse
stglt  +   740d ago
Blizzard and Sony will change the world...
after 3 minutes - Diablo 3

lol
Dark5tar1  +   740d ago
I was disappointed after hearing Blizzard's big claims. Seriously, Diablo 3?
Astargatis  +   740d ago
We know about this gonna happen guys just remember,some stores had already put it on display

http://n4g.com/news/974668/...
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e-p-ayeaH  +   740d ago
lol pointless at this point
v0rt3x  +   740d ago
With Blizzard jumping on the console wagon - is the PC market really dying?
StrawberryDiesel420  +   740d ago
damn it must suck to be an XBOX only owner
T2  +   740d ago
Thats why you buy both . Win, win
GodGinrai  +   740d ago
funny how that works , eh? ;)
Skate-AK  +   740d ago
Wonder if it will be cross platform between PS3 and PS4.
Vegetom  +   740d ago
Blizzard-dude didn't rule out an Xbox-version when specific asked about it at the Gametrailers after talk. He said something like "this is a Sony-event, so we won't talk about other things".
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sithsylar  +   740d ago
ALL i want to know is can i play this in offline mode if so well then its 10 x better on console then 300+ ping pc.....
maelstromb  +   740d ago
You console people really aren't missing much even if they do bring D3 to consoles. The game was a fun distraction for a little while, but it was rife with imbalance issues and boredom/tedium ultimately set in fairly quick. I bought the CE, played through the game once and then about a 1/4 of the way my 2nd playthrough, then shelved it. Haven't looked back since and no part of me wants to revisit it.

Tbh, it was the marketplace that undermined the entire game and drove my long term interests from the game--in other words, since you can logon to the marketplace at any moment to buy whatever items you haven't found in-game, it effectively makes the game pointless considering the entire premise of Diablo is centered around found loot!
sithsylar  +   740d ago
I just want to play it without lag like 300+ ping..... If i can do that on console i will give it a shot if not then next!
ufo8mycat  +   740d ago
Wow - PC is becoming more and more irrelevant. First The Witcher 2 become available on 360. Now Diablo 3 for PS3.

These were the last games I even touched on my gaming PC. Now they are both on consoles, making the PC even less relevant.

Those who havent played Diablo3 will really enjoy it. Fantastic and addictive gameplay.
jalen247  +   740d ago
I will skip Diablo III on my PS3 and get it for my PS4.

Not getting any cross generational games on my PS3. Its all about the PS4 now...

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