After years of speculation, Diablo 4 open beta is available. The owner of the long-awaited game, Blizzard Entertainment, first announced the schedule of Diablo 4 in 2019. The company kept its promise, and the game will be released on June 6, 2023. Before diving into the details of the game, we would like to share the greatest news: open beta is available for everyone. You do not need any access code or special invitation. But keep in mind that you may come across a login queue when you try to play the open beta. Blizzard works on servers, and currently, the servers work well. But, on the first day, the login queues were extremely long. So, if you encounter a long login queue, do not be surprised.
Diablo 4 Character Classes
Blizzard Entertainment announced that there will be five different character classes. You can customize the appearance of your character. For example, you can choose the portrait or skin color of your character. Let’s check character classes first:
In Diablo II and Diablo III, while in combat, the character can switch between weapons.
Appearing in the first game and Diablo II, the sorceress is able to wield cold, fire, and lightning magics. So, it is an elemental mage-type character.
First seen in Diablo II, the Druid is able to shapeshift between forms like human and werewolf. It can also possess fire, storm, and earthen magics.
The Rogue was in the first Diablo game. This character is a quick-moving combatant. It can alternate between ranged combat with a bow and bladed melee.
Returning from Diablo II and Diablo III, the necromancer can utilize dark magic for attacks or summoning.
Diablo 4 Character Customization
Character customization in Diablo 4 has excited the game players. This system allows players to outfit characters with many different armor pieces. In addition, the character customization system allows detailed body and facial characteristics. Besides character customization, there is a dye system that lets players customize their entire outfits or armor.
The New Stats of the Game
Blizzard announced that they added three new stats to Diablo 4. Each stat will have its own effect.
Angelic Power: increasing the duration of all types of beneficial effects such as healing, or self-buffs.
Demonic Power: increasing the duration of all types of negative effects, such as damage over time or debuffs
Ancestral Power: increasing the likelihood of on-hit effects