Diablo III was the long-awaited follow-up to the cult favorite Diablo II. While the third installment didn’t achieve the same iconic status as Diablo II, people are still playing it to this day more than six years after the original release. In the coming months, they’ll be able to play it on another platform: the Nintendo Switch. After a leaked announcement yesterday, Blizzard has now confirmed that Diablo III is coming to the Switch.
In addition to the content you’ve seen on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox, the Switch release will include a few new goodies. The full extent of the new content is a mystery, but we know there will be a unique armor set that turns players into Ganondorf from The Legend of Zelda, a Tri-Force portrait frame, Echoes of the Mask cosmetic wings, and a chicken pet. This version of the game will also be the first to let players access the fast-paced adventure mode without completing the main quest first. Unlike many Switch games, Diablo III will have cloud saves that you can transfer between consoles. There are currently no plans to let seasoned Diablo III players move their saves from other platforms to the Switch.
Diablo III: Eternal Collection will cost $59.99 when it launches, but we don’t have an exact date. Nintendo won’t get any more accurate than saying the game will probably launch this fall.
Rivet Launches Blazing Fast, Intel-Based Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Chip, New Xbox Router
Rivet Networks has launched a new Wi-Fi chip based on an Intel solution, as well as a new, Xbox One-optimized router debuting this spring.
Astronomers Detect Mysteriously Contorted Fast Radio Bursts
The signals from FRB 121102 appear to be "twisted" in a way that indicates a very extreme stellar environment.
NASA Finds Vast Deposits of Ice Just Under Martian Surface
We've known for years that there is at least some water ice on Mars, but it's been hard to pin down where it is and how easy it would be to extract. New data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicates it could be almost everywhere.
ET Deals Roundup: $200 Gift Card with Vizio M-Series 4K HDTV, $15 Fast Qi Wireless Charger, and more
Fixing to unload some of those gift cards from the holidays? Heck, we're less than a month away from Valentine's Day, so maybe you're on the prowl for some top-notch gifts for your significant other. Well, we've tracked down today's best online bargains for laptops, 4K TVs, and other gadgets, and compiled them all right here for your convenience.