|Two decades have passed since the Worldstone was destroyed in Diablo II. The world, Sanctuary, was set for an invasion from the Burning Hells, but this invasion never came to be. |
This game is set to wrap up the story from the original game, but is not intended to be the last game in this series.
|Learn more about the back story:|
|There are many characters in the Diablo universe already, so here are the major players to get yourself caught up.|
|There are five different classes that will be available to play in Diablo III.|
|Similar to the henchmen in Diablo II, Diablo III will allow players to have a follower. A follower will have the ability to carry a weapon, two rings, and a unique item. A player can only have one follower at once.|
|The followers are:|
|The entire quest system has been revamped. Along with the main storyline quests, there will be character specific quests as well as random adventures - mini quests generated randomly on the map or in dungeons.
Quests are introduced almost immediately and will display their status as they are completed. In the Beta, most of the quests follow linear progression as the story of the character unfolds, but a few branches appear as the game progresses.
|There are also many other items of interest in the upcoming game, from monsters, to locations, and many other things.|