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In the present day, throughout Blizzcon 2023, Blizzard gave us an early take a look at Diablo IV’s first growth, Vessel of Hatred. The upcoming growth will characteristic a brand new class and will likely be out subsequent yr.
Diablo IV – Bear Bender Construct
Blizzard’s annual fan occasion, Blizzcon, is at the moment occurring over the weekend and it kicked off on November three with a dwell opening ceremony presentation. Throughout this showcase, Blizzard introduced plans for its common video games like Overwatch 2, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft, and naturally, Diablo IV. The most important information was the reveal of the motion RPG’s first main growth.
Vessel of Hatred will take gamers again to the jungle-covered world of Nahantu, a area first seen in Diablo II. In keeping with Blizzard, the story of this growth will deal with the destiny of Prime Evil baddie Mephisto and the demon’s plans for Sanctuary after the occasions of Diablo IV.
Blizzard didn’t have many different particulars to share in regards to the growth however did present a brief teaser for followers to get hyped over.
Blizzard additionally teased that Vessel of Hatred will add a brand new class to Diablo IV that hasn’t been seen in any earlier Diablo sport. Whereas the corporate didn’t share another particulars about this new class, a current datamine may present us with extra data.
October’s Diablo IV datamine appears correct
Final month, gamers dug right into a check construct of Diablo IV and found information pointing to a brand new growth named “Lord of Hatred.” In Diablo lore, that title belongs to Mephisto and the datamine implied that this demon could be the massive villain of this new story.
So whereas the upcoming growth appears to have had a tiny identify change, the information gamers found nonetheless traces up with what Blizzard has thus far revealed.
That very same datamine indicated that the brand new class will likely be known as the Spiritborn and will likely be a nature-based warrior that cleaves by means of enemies with a glaive. Followers assume this class may play like a druid-barbarian hybrid, which sounds fascinating. In fact, datamines aren’t all the time correct and it’s attainable this isn’t the primary new class Blizzard has deliberate for Diablo IV. We’ll have to attend for Blizzard to disclose extra about Vessel of Hatred which is deliberate to launch in “late 2024.”