"Evil has returned."
— Game tagline.(src)
|Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition|
|Released||August 19, 2014|
|Genre(s)||Action role-playing game, hack and slash|
|Platform(s)||Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One|
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition is a Diablo game for consoles. It effectively combines Diablo III and Reaper of Souls into a single game, including its five acts, the Crusader class, and bounties.
Overview[edit | edit source]
The game runs at 1080p on the Playstation 4, and 900p on the Xbox One at launch, though this will be increased to 1080p through a day 1 patch. Both versions are locked at 60fps. The game shipped with the equivalent of patch 2.0.5 of the PC version. There will likely be a day 1 patch to add fixes and content from patch 2.0.6. The Xbox One and PS4 versions will receive regular updates in a manner similar to the PC version. Seasons will be introduced in 2017.
Unique Features[edit | edit source]
- Apprentice Mode: Designed to make it easier for low-level players to adventure with higher-ranked players.
- In-game mail system, including Player Gifts.
- Nemesis Kills, a new system that enables players to avenge their fallen friends remotely and earn special rewards.
- Infernal Pauldrons (pre-order bonus)
- Runner, Stalker, Clicker, and Bloater enemies from The Last of Us, found within a unique Nephalem Rift (PS3/PS4 only).
- Guise of the Colossi, a Shadow of the Colossus-themed armor set for transmogrification (PS3/PS4 only).
Reception[edit | edit source]
- Escapist: 4.5/5
- GameSpot: 9/10
- Giant Bomb: 4/5
- Official Xbox Magazine: 8/10
- Quarter to Three: 5/5
- USGamer: 5/5
The game was the fourth best selling console title in Europe and the United States in Q3 2014.
References[edit | edit source]
- 2014, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition - PlayStation 4. Amazon, accessed on 2014-05-17
- 2013-11-08, PREPARE FOR ULTIMATE EVIL ON PLAYSTATION® 4. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2014-03-25
- 2014-05-12, DIABLO® III: ULTIMATE EVIL EDITION™ COMING TO CONSOLES AUGUST 19. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2014-05-18
- 2014-08-15, Evil Approaches. EB World, accessed on 2014-08-15
- 2014-06-12, E3 2014: Diablo 3 Runs In 900p on Xbox One, 1080p on PS4. Gamespot, accessed on 2014-06-13
- 2014-08-07, Diablo 3 Xbox One Will Run at 1080p After Day-One Patch. Gamespot, accessed on 2014-07-08
- 2014-06-13, DIABLO 3 RUNS AT 900P ON XBOX ONE. IGN, accessed on 2014-06-14
- 2014-06-05, Blizzard Still Debating Post-Launch Support for Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition. Gamespot, accessed on 2014-07-07
- 2014-08-08, Diablo 3 for Xbox One And PS4 Will Get Regular Updates, Just Like on PC. Gamespot, accessed on 2014-08-09
- 2016-11-05, BlizzCon Recap: Day 2. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2016-11-07
- 2014-04-14, PAX East 2014 – Diablo III: Reaper of Souls PS4 Ultimate Evil Edition. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2014-07-13
- 2014-06-11, PLAYSTATION® EXCLUSIVE CONTENT REVEALED AT E3. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2014-06-12
- 2014-08-19, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition Review Roundup. GameSpot, accessed on 2014-08-24
- 2014-11-04, Activision Blizzard Q3 2014 Conference Call – Transcript. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2014-11-05