Just a post with some quick reminders of new patch things I’ve seen a lot of questions and confusion about. Nephalem Rifts no longer require keys to create, so for best rewards exit after the Guardian and enter a new Rift. Greater Rifts select level on the drop down menu. Greater Rifts no longer allow […]
The promised Diablo 3 Developer Q&A on Reddit is set to kick off in just minutes, with a bunch of devs ready to type answers to player questions. Update: The start time has been pushed back to 3pm, and the chat is now scheduled to run for just one hour. Update #2: Lots of Blue […]
New Battle.net Balance Limits and Security Requirements: With the upcoming release of Diablo III’s currency-based auction house, account security will become more important than ever; we are making a few changes to ensure that players who wish to use the auction house have a safe and worry-free experience. Beginning prior to the launch of Diablo III, in order to carry a Battle.net Balance greater than $100 USD (or equivalent), players will be required to attach a Battle.net Authenticator or Battle.net Mobile Authenticator to their Battle.net account. In addition, we will be instituting a Battle.net Balance maximum limit of $250 USD (or equivalent). We’ll go into more detail about the different options for making purchases in the currency-based auction house prior to launch.
Global Play: When Diablo III presales began, we mentioned as part of the purchase process that Diablo III players would be able to choose to play on game servers based in the Americas, Europe, or Asia, regardless of what region they were connecting from or which language-version of the game they purchased (with certain restrictions). As you’ll see in the updated TOU, the name for this functionality is “Global Play,” and we’ll be providing more information about exactly how it works, including the restrictions noted above, prior to Diablo III’s launch.
Stay tuned to diablo3.com for further details on the currency-based auction house and Global Play in the coming weeks.