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Diablo 3 on PS3 and PS4 will allow offline play

Diablo 3 will not require a constant internet connection for local multiplayer on the PS3 or PS4, Blizzard production director John Hight has confirmed. "You can have four people on the same screen - no split-screen, we just zoom the camera out. Or if you're offline,"

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v0rt3x1279d ago

Too little too late. Nice to see Blizz screwing about with its oldest (PC) fan base.

jujubee881279d ago

I sure do hope this has remote play for play on my vita. SELL YOUR SOUL COMPLETELY TO CONSOLE MINDED GAMERS, BLIZZARD!

Muhahahahaha!!!! ~cough cough cough~

=)

miyamoto1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

dude, what are you saying?
Diablo was offline on PS One too 16 years ago

BTW

great interview!

and I wonder what that surprise game they said at PS meeting...WoW?

ab5olut10n1279d ago

Hahaha, too right. My roomie and I played Diablo 1 on my fat ps3 before it died, hella good game, withstood the test of time.

TheGamerDood1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

Too late for what? PC users are the ones that have issue with Blizzard, console users don't have beef and will probably eat this isht up when it comes out.

By the way if anyone was wondering if the PS4 will allow users to play offline, here's your answer. ha!

EmperorDalek1279d ago

You talk as though people who game on one don't game on the other. To think there are 70+ million PS3s and none of their owners game on PC...wow....really?

RememberThe3571279d ago

FYI, John Hight used to be a producer for Sony. Now that I see that he went to Blizzard, this all makes a little more sense. I wonder if Sony will try to get Blizzard exclusivity the way MS has Activation exclusivity.

Persistantthug1279d ago

PS3 & PS4 definitive version?

Coach_McGuirk1279d ago

got 120hz? didn't think so

Blackdeath_6631279d ago

soz i can't relate to that since i'm not a blizzard fan nor have i been a pc gamer for too long. i can understand that your pissed off if they messed up diablo3 on pc i can understand if your still pissed of about that. i don't however understand the people who are pissed off that consoles are getting these features wouldn't it just mean that the next blizzard pc game will also have these features too? isn't that a good thing to see they've learnt from their mistakes? anyhow i'm happy you don't have to always be online that should never be compulsory especially if you have to pay for it (if the xbox rumours hold true)

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animegamingnerd1279d ago

now patch to play offline play in the PC version

TheGamerDood1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

Only if you guys promise not to steal it. heh

papashango1279d ago

Meh it sold more than any ps3 exclusive on pc...lol

iamgoatman1279d ago

Well the game sold at least 12 million copies in 2012 (who says PC games don't sell?) so I doubt piracy is that much of a concern to them now. Maybe it's time they gave something back to their original fan base that should have been there from the beginning.

Skips1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

^^^

And like 12 million more people pirated it. XD

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RyuCloudStrife1279d ago

PC isn't powerful enough to handle offline play on Diablo 3.

torchic1279d ago

lol this was a good troll, 10/10 bravo.

Virtual_Reality1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

I think Diablo 3 will put in the shadow Warrior's Lair.
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Warrior's Lair will offer PS3/PS Vita cross play features, if you buy PS3 version you have free the PS Vita version, and hopefully they can implement D3 with PS3/PS4 cross play.

DaThreats1279d ago

Think it will shine on the Vita

Ultr1279d ago

Warriors lair... Yeah that game was once cool. not where is it... it would have been killer at launch, or half year later.. but now...? I dont care about it

Walker1279d ago

Bad news for PC gamers !

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