Want to save time and money? Stop buying games at launch

Polygon: “I have a confession to make,” a co-worker said in hushed tones yesterday. “I have never played a Diablo game.”

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 editions of Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition have just been released for $60. For that price you get the full version of Diablo 3, a bunch of social features, the Reaper of Souls expansion, and visuals that are much improved from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version. I’m happy to report that it’s the best version of the game so far, as I spend my evenings wrecking shit with my Demon Hunter.

It goes further than that, though. The original PC version was a bit of a mess. It needed to be online to work, the real-money auction house was a controversial choice, and the loot was overwhelming.

Every aspect of these flaws has been addressed in the console version, along with the ability to directly control your character and play almost as an action game. If you haven’t played Diablo 3 before you’re getting a version with all the ma...

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