After the campaign in Diablo 4 it’s really starting: In addition to endgame content, it’s becoming regular Seasons including one Battle Pass give. In a developer video, Blizzard revealed more details – and that too Preis called.
While Diablo 4’s release on June 6th will focus on the base game, the future of the action role-playing game is all about regular seasons. On average, there should be a new season every three months, which brings both new playful and cosmetic content into play. But not everything will be free.
Diablo 4: All information about the seasons
The first season of Diablo 4 will not start directly at the release, but probably only mid to late July. After that, however, there should be a new season at intervals of three months, i.e. four seasons per year are planned. These will primarily new content for free bring into play: A seasonal journey with certain tasks, as you have already done Diablo 3 knows, new quest lines, special game mechanics and more.
All content, according to Blizzard in the developer live stream, will always follow a specific theme and always require a new seasonal hero. You can skip the campaign with this one, if you want that. In addition, the new quests will not continue to tell the actual story, but will each present their own stories.
According to Blizzard, certain seasonal content may carry over into the main game after the end. In either case, you can continue playing your hero after the season and keep any gear and cosmetic rewards you’ve unlocked.
Diablo 4: The Battle Pass at a glance
Also with each season there will be a new Battle Pass that grants you access to special cosmetic items. In addition, the Battle Pass also includes Bonuses for each season, such as more experience points for killing enemies or an increased duration of elixirs. However, the gameplay bonuses are accessible to all players as they are included in the free Battle Pass and are not deprived of the Premium Battle Pass.
Similar to the season, the Battle Pass will be available for three months and comes in three different variants:
Free Battle Pass – free for all season players, contains a total of 27 stages with rewardsPremium Battle Pass – costs around 10 euros and includes 90 stages with various mostly cosmetic rewardsPremium Battle Pass mit Level-Skip – costs around 25 euros and lets you skip the first 20 levels of the Battle Pass and includes an additional emote
You can use it, but it won’t be enough to pay for the next season by itself. But if you save it up over multiple seasons then sure, you can use it to buy a battle pass.
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In the case of the Premium Battle Pass, you will also receive platinum, the real-money currency of Diablo 4, over the various levels. Unlike, for example, in Fortnite you won’t get enough platinum to be able to buy the next Battle Pass directly.
Endgame should inspire for hours
The seasons and the Battle Pass in Diablo 4 are of course aimed at players who want to spend several hours in Sanctuary after the campaign of the action role-playing game. Therefore, special attention is paid toDiablo 4 endgamewhere Blizzard will feature both PvE and PvP content.
But before you get into all these things, you can participate in the final beta test from May 12th to 14th, 2023. Diablo 4 server slam all interested players are invited and can unlock special rewards. Owners of an Nvidia graphics card are allowed can also look forward to a special graphic feature.