Diablo released soon?

#1 Edited by 45ysdfgsd g35t3t54 3t4 (48 posts) -

Ok before everyone starts, I know these arnt official dates and i know that its only when Blizzard says its ready that its ready but I have noticed that a few websites are stating D3 release dates as being quite soon. For example, both gameplay and HMV are taking pre-orders for march and august respectively. Is this too good to be true? Or are we actually expecting it to drop that soon? God i hope so.

#2 Posted by Gregomasta (1541 posts) -

I can only hope for 09

#3 Posted by pause422 (6172 posts) -

There is not a shred of a chance Diablo 3 will be released in 09, I can tell you that. SC2 looks to have a high chance of an 09 release, but even that could fall through, and since SC2 is gonna come out first regardless, Diablo 3 still has a ways to go.

#4 Posted by Karmum (11517 posts) -

Unless stated by Blizzard, all these release dates are just speculative.

#5 Edited by Teh_Eel (296 posts) -

Considering its Blizzard then expect it around the 2011 mark.

#6 Posted by 45ysdfgsd g35t3t54 3t4 (48 posts) -

Awww you were all suposed to say 'yeah there all right, its comming out in march' :( 


Nevermind eh
#7 Posted by Rio (592 posts) -

Considering Blizzard is not showing at E3  it seems we will see SC2 at blizzcon with a release date hopefully end of 09.  That leaves D3 for hopefully 2010, of course I cant deny the possibility of an '11 release.    The diablo fan in me prays for a release in Early 2010.

#8 Posted by Rio (592 posts) -

Its hard to say really.  Blizzard has casually talked about the engine being finished and the main focus for about a year now being solely on content and fine tuning.  How much of that is completely true is hard to say, but the gameplay demos seem rather polished to me so im hopeful.  Its a waiting game at this point, it is blizzard after all.

#9 Posted by BawlZINmotion (714 posts) -

After Starcraft II: Wings of Liberation, probably 2010.

#10 Posted by Vivek (517 posts) -

Really just wish they would give a date even if it is in 2011, at least that way I know when to put my life on hold and stock up on energy drinks and pringles.

#11 Posted by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

Lol @ using evidence from sites that have a 6 month difference in their estimates... Yeah they totally have official info... Anyway, SC2 is closer and we don't even have a date for that so, it's a long wait.

#12 Posted by 45ysdfgsd g35t3t54 3t4 (48 posts) -

My point was that although 6 months apart, they are both this year. So lol @ you u dork 

#13 Posted by Drebin_893 (2901 posts) -

It's because they are the end of quaters.

#14 Posted by TooWalrus (13135 posts) -

I hope so, it'll be one of the only PC exclusive I own.

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