An important update for owners of the Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles concerning transferring game save files between consoles. Based on the note regarding when these changes becomes active, it sounds like the Diablo 3 2.4.1 patch could be rolling out on the 26th of April.
Blizzard has given a specific reason for these changes to the save transfers but it’s probably being used less and there’s less need to continue supporting it.
Support for transferring game saves from PlayStation 3 to Xbox One and from Xbox 360 to PlayStation 4 will no longer be available. Players who have already transferred these game saves will not lose them. Support will still be available for transferring saves from Xbox 360 to Xbox One and PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4.
Furthermore, in-game items that were previously only available to players who linked their Xbox Live or PlayStation Network accounts to Battle.net will now be available to players without the need to link accounts. These items are now granted automatically, and will be available on April 26. The items affected, and their availability, are as follows:
- Signet Ring of the Blizzard: Available to all players of Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One
- Mercy Wings (Overwatch Promotional Item): Available to all players of Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Players who already have these items will see no change to their experience.
Please note that these changes will only be active after a player has updated their game to patch 2.4.1 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One or patch 2.0.2a on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.