Blizzard has announced that their hack-and-slash adventure game, Diablo IV, has become the company’s fastest-selling game of all time. Since its playable early access state on June 1, 2023, the title has achieved over 93 million hours of playtime and boasts the developer’s highest pre-launch sale figures on console and PC.
Rod Fergusson, general manager of Diablo, stated the following regarding this news:
“This is a moment years in the making for the Diablo IV team. We’re extremely proud to offer players the richest story ever told in a Diablo game. Players have a range of choices, including personal character customization, equipping personalized skills for battling horrific demons, or collecting Legendary loot to support your playstyle while discovering new ones. Since the game was first announced in 2019, the support from millions of players around the world drove us toward this release of our dark vision of Sanctuary. Hail Lilith, Blessed Mother.”
Mike Ybarra, President of Blizzard Entertainment, stated the following regarding this news:
“Our vision at Blizzard is to create legendary experiences for all to share, and Diablo IV is an incredible realization of that vision. With highly customizable gameplay, gripping storytelling, and plenty of options around how to engage with the world, this masterfully crafted expression of the Diablo universe is an outstanding example of what our talented development teams are capable of. Whether you’re a veteran of the series or diving into Sanctuary for the first time, we welcome players to the global launch of Diablo IV.”
Diablo IV is set 50 years after Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, and it contains countless hours of replayablity and player individuality presented by gameplay choices.
Diablo IV is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox One Xbox Series X|S.
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