Blizzard has finally given a new update regarding Diablo 4’s development. This is a brand new quarterly Diablo IV development update. Blizzard has opened more enigmas regarding the talents, skill tree, and class-specific mechanics to bind the players closer to their character.
The announcement for the Diablo IV development changes was posted on Diablo’s official Twitter Profile:
#Diablo4: Development Update
Our new Diablo IV Quarterly Update is now available. This update we focus on:
– New Skills & Talent systems
– Sorceress Enchantment System
— Diablo (Season 21 is LIVE) (@Diablo) September 29, 2020
Over on the official Blizzard website, the developers have discovered how the skill tree will look, with numerous perks available at the player’s hands. The tree consists of skills and passives, and it feels vast compared to its predecessor, Diablo 3. The new skill system is undoubtedly more diverse and will contribute to different types of builds. The legendary tree itself can be found below:
There will be a new sorceress enchantment system, claiming to more cohesive gameplay content. Each enchantment will modify the player’s skills. This should help in distinguishing the need between AoE or raw Single Target DPS.
We’ve also been exploring unique class mechanics for our other classes. The main goal for us here is to have very unique class-specific mechanics in Diablo IV. We have this goal because Diablo is the kind of game where many players try out different builds or classes, especially during seasonal play. We believe that unique class mechanics with very different strengths and playstyles compared to other classes will make exploring the different classes—and playing the game—much more fun.
Finally, Blizzard noted that the end-game progression system is still in the works as it takes a lot of time to break its linear progression and allow players to enjoy end-game content as they should finally. Blizzard stated that the new end-game system would draw players to adopting a more potent power source for their class, instead of the so far known Paragon system in Diablo 3.