The game had more than 2 million preorders. There were around 8,000 midnight launch events at retail stores worldwide. Diablo III from Blizzard Entertainment is finally available!
Diablo III continues the epic Diablo storyline, with players taking on the role of one of five heroic characters — barbarian, witch doctor, wizard, monk, or demon hunter — and embarking on an epic quest to save the world of Sanctuary from the corrupting forces of the Burning Hells.
Diablo III for Windows XP/Windows Vista /Windows 7 and Macintosh cost $59.99 for both the retail DVD-ROM version and the digital version sold directly from Blizzard. A Collector’s Edition, sold exclusively in retail stores cost $99.99, and includes the game on DVD-ROM, a behind-the-scenes Blu-ray/DVD two-disc set, the Diablo III soundtrack CD, a 208-page Art of Diablo III book, and a 4 GB USB soulstone (including full versions of Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord of Destruction) and corresponding Diablo skull base, as well as exclusive in-game content for Diablo III, World of Warcraft, and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
Diablo III has received a Mature rating from the ESRB.
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