Blizzard rolls out an official patch for 16-year old Diablo 2

Posted on Monday, Mar 14 2016 @ 14:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Diablo 2 was launched almost 16 years ago but the game still receives support from Blizzard. A couple of days ago the game developer rolled out patch 1.14a for Diablo II, the first official patch in five years. Quite uplifting to see some game developers are still dedicated to their classics!
It’s been a long time coming, but today we’re releasing 1.14a for Diablo II.

This update focuses on system glitches introduced by modern operating systems. In related news, you can finally retire those old Mac PowerPCs. Included with the update is a shiny new installer for OSX.

We’ve also begun working to improve our cheat-detection and hack-prevention capabilities. There’s still work to be done, but we’re making improvements every day.

There is still a large Diablo II community around the world, and we thank you for continuing to play and slay with us. This journey starts by making Diablo II run on modern platforms, but it does not end there. See you in Sanctuary, adventurers.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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