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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition Gets a Release Date on PS4, PS3

May 12, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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Finally giving a launch date to the PS4 version of Diablo 3, Blizzard has announced that Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition will release for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on August 19th in North America and Europe. It’ll be priced at $59.99 on PS4 and Xbox One, with the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions at $39.99.

Here’s a look at what the Ultimate Evil Edition offers:

  • All of the content from the original Diablo 3
  • All the new features and updates from the Reaper of Souls expansion
  • Adding Diablo 3 content and Reaper of Souls content together, there’s five acts and six customizable character classes (Barbarian, Demon Hunter, Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, Crusader.)
  • All four console versions of the Ultimate Evil Edition feature 4-player same-screen and online multiplayer
  • A new Apprentice mode boosts low-level players’ power while adventuring with high-level friends, making it easier than ever to play together.
  • Share treasures with other players on your friends lists via an in-game mail system, including mysterious Player Gifts containing rare loot for the adventurer whose name they bear.
  • Adventure Mode: A new game mode that gives players the freedom to go anywhere and slay anything
  • Bounties: Randomized objectives that reward players in new ways for exploring Sanctuary
  • Nephalem Rifts: Fully randomized dungeons offering endless replayability and heaps of loot
  • Level Cap to 70: Formidable new spells and abilities that take players to new heights of power
  • The Mystic: A powerful new artisan who provides heroes with loot-customization options
  • You can transfer your PS3 characters to the PS4 version of the game (same goes for Xbox 360 to Xbox One)

By pre-ordering Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition, you’ll receive the Infernal Pauldrons bonus in-game item. Wearable at level 1, these shoulderplates provide Health, Life regeneration, and Cooldown Reduction.

Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-founder of Blizzard had this to say about the Ultimate Evil Edition:

The Ultimate Evil Edition brings Reaper of Souls to console gamers for the first time, and wraps all of the content, features, and updates we’ve released for Diablo III into one epic package. Whether you’re a veteran of the crusade against the forces of evil on PC or are just stepping foot into Sanctuary for the first time, there’s never been a better time to experience Diablo III from the comfort of your couch.

Are you going to be buying Diablo 3 on PS4 this August? Let everyone know in the comments below.

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