Even though the game was only made available to the public for the first time on Tuesday, Diablo IV is already shattering sales records. Since it became available for early access on June 1, Blizzard has stated that Diablo IV has become the company’s most successful game in terms of sales.
In the five days after the debut of Diablo IV’s early access, the game has been played for a total of 93 million hours, which is equivalent to more than 10,000 years.
“This is a moment year in the making for the Diablo IV team,” said Rod Fergusson, general manager of Diablo, who added, “this is a moment year in the making.” We are tremendously proud to provide gamers with the most in-depth tale ever presented in a Diablo game.
“Our vision at Blizzard is to create legendary experiences for all to share, and Diablo IV is an incredible realization of that vision,” stated Mike Ybarra, President of Blizzard Entertainment, in the statement made by the firm. “Our vision at Blizzard is to create legendary experiences for all to share,” “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,” the description for the game reads. “This masterfully crafted expression of the Diablo universe is an outstanding example of what our talented development teams are capable of.”
The events of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls take place 50 years before the beginning of Diablo IV. During the game, Lilth is brought back to the mortal realm of Sanctuary from the afterlife.
PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One are all now supported platforms for Diablo IV’s release.