The Diablo II: Resurrected technical alpha is set for April 9th to the 12th, publisher Blizzard Entertainment and developer Vicarious Visions have announced.
The February-confirmed Diablo II: Resurrected technical alpha is single-player only, and will only be available to Windows PC users. It will run from April 9th at 7 AM Pacific / 10 AM Eastern through April 12th at the same time.
There will be a limited number of players who opted in for the technical alpha selected for the test, chosen randomly. The lucky few will get instructions on how to join the technical alpha via email over the next few days. Media and content creators will also get access on April 8th.
Players can expect the Diablo II: Resurrected technical alpha to include three of the seven total playable classes in the full game, including the Barbarian, Sorceress, and the Amazon – alongside the first two acts in the game including Act I: The Sightless Eye and Act II: The Secret of the Vizjerei.
You can find the full rundown (via the official website) below.
A Timeless Classic, Resurrected
Diablo® II: Resurrected™ is a remastered version of the quintessential action RPG Diablo® II. Pursue the mysterious Dark Wanderer and fight the denizens of hell as you uncover the fate of the Prime Evils Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal, now in up to 4K (2160p) resolution on PC. Diablo II Resurrected features:
Remastered graphics—monsters, heroes, items, spells, all resurrected.
An epic story told through five distinct acts.
Classic gameplay—the same Diablo II you know and love, preserved.
Updated Battle.net support.
Planned support for cross-progression—take your progress wherever you play.
… and much more!
The Lord of Destruction Returns
Diablo II: Resurrected includes all content from both Diablo II and its epic expansion Diablo II: Lord of Destruction®. Battle your way through icy caverns, horrific tombs filled with undead abominations, and frozen wastelands to the frigid summit of Mount Arreat and stop Baal, the Lord of Destruction. Raise hell with two Lord of Destruction playable classes—the cunning Assassin, master of traps and shadow disciplines, and the savage Druid, a bold shapeshifter and summoner who commands primal elemental magic.
Diablo II: Resurrected launches 2021 for PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.