If you’re questioning why we nonetheless haven’t seen up to date variations of video games like Diablo 2 and Warcraft three, Blizzard has a solution for you. In an interview with PCGamesN, Blizzard senior producer Peter Stilwell defined that the explanation we haven’t seen something like StarCraft Remastered for both of these video games is kind of easy: they’re not prepared but.
Stilwell defined in the course of the interview that StarCraft’s sport steadiness and high quality is extensively thought of by the group to be “perfect,” whereas the identical can’t be stated about Diablo 2 and Warcraft three, at the least by way of doable remasters. Specifically, Stilwell states that Warcraft three’s maps are “stale,” and gamers aren’t precisely thrilled to play them after they come round. As such, Warcraft followers are vocal about their need for adjustments within the sport, compared to requests that Blizzard change nothing about StarCraft forward of releasing the Remastered model.
Diablo 2 additionally has its personal set of issues, comparable to a leaderboard overrun by hackers, which in flip destroys any hope gamers have of seeing their names on the prime of them. Stilwell means that the group needs to “keep rolling seasons” for future releases however “maybe eventually be good enough at combating [hackers]” so that may occur as soon as extra. Fixing this concern wouldn’t necessitate a remaster, nevertheless.
Overall, Blizzard’s stance appears to be that altering the video games as-is would imply irritating the present participant base or further work that must be accomplished past the remastering course of. Perhaps they’re one thing we’ll see sooner or later, however for proper now new variations of these video games don’t appear probably.