It's official folks! Diablo III will launch Tuesday, May 15th, with the game immediately available for pre-order, where Amazon is charging £32.97 for the standard edition and £69.99 for the collectors edition.
The collectors edition additionally includes a behind-the-scenes Blu-ray/DVD, the Diablo III soundtrack, a 208-page Art of Diablo III book and a 4GB USB soulstone, pre-loaded with full versions of Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, contained within a Diablo skull base. Exclusive in-game content for Diablo III, World of Warcraft and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will also be included.
The game will run on both Windows and Mac computers. Anyone who currently holds or signs up to a World of Warcraft annual pass before May 1st will be able to download the game for free.
Minimum System Requirements
|Windows XP/Vista/7||Mac OS X 10.6.8 or newer|
|Intel Pentium D 2.8GHz or AMD Athlon 6 X2 4400+||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|NVIDIA GeForce 7800GT or ATI Radeon X1950 Pro or better||NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or ATI Radeon HD 2600 or better|
|1GB RAM (XP), 1.5GB RAM (Vista/7)||2GB RAM|
|12GB HD space||12GB HD space|
|DVD-RM for retail versions only||DVD-RM for retail versions only|
|Broadband internet connection||Broadband internet connection|
|1,024 x 768 minimum resolution||1,024 x 768 minimum resolution|
Recommend System Requirements
|Windows Vista/7||Mac OS X 10.7.0 or newer|
|Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz or AMD Athlon 6 X2 5600+||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|NVIDIA GeForce 260GTX or ATI Radeon HD 4880 or better||NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M or ATI Radeon HD 4670 or better|
|2GB RAM||2GB RAM|
Another interesting new feature is that Activision Blizzard is implementing an auction house for the sale of in-game items, for purchase with in-game gold, however, players will have the opportunity to receive real-world currency for their sales, with further details on the exciting new system to be revealed in the upcoming weeks.
We're now officially excited about Diablo III, how about you?