Blizzard have officially announced that Diablo III will be released on 15th May 2012 where it be will made available via retail or digital download worldwide.
A Collector’s Edition will be sold for £69.99 RRP exclusively in retail stores and is set to include the full game on DVD-ROM, a behind-the-scenes Blu-ray/DVD two-disc set, the Diablo 3 soundtrack CD, a 208-page Art of Diablo 3 book, and a 4 GB USB soulstone (including full versions of Diablo 2 and Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction) and corresponding Diablo skull base, as well as exclusive in-game content for Diablo 3, World of Warcraft, and StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty.
Mike Morhaime had this to say about the release date announcement:
“After many years of hard work by our development team and months of beta testing by hundreds of thousands of dedicated players around the world, we’re now in the homestretch. We look forward to putting the final polish on Diablo 3 over the next two months and delivering the ultimate action-RPG experience to gamers worldwide starting on May 15.”
After much rumour and speculation, we finally have a solid date! Get your pre-orders in from the official Blizzard site now by clicking here.