E3 Interview and 'Ultimate Evil Edition' PlayStation Content

Josh Mosqueira details the content that is exclusive to the PS3 and PS4

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition - Nephalem Glory bonus
The Diablo team is busy at E3 2014 this week, showing off Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. Gamespot nabbed an interview to chat about the console release, and show off gameplay on the PS4 edition of the game. Blizzard also announced another bonus for the upcoming console release, exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 editions.

In the interview with Gamespot, Diablo III game director Josh Mosqueira talked about some of the features found in the Ultimate Evil Edition. These include special bonuses that provide extra punch from kill streaks like Massacres, as seen in the image above. Check out the video for this discussion, and PS4 gameplay of the start of Act V.




Exclusive PlayStation In-Game Content
The video also touches on another announcement today for the Ultimate Evil Edition on the PS3 and PS4, which will get some extra goodies. As previously reported, that exclusive content includes a Nephalem Rift level based on the console game The Last of Us. Those consoles will also see extra transmogrification patterns, the "Guise of the Colossi". That unique set of plans unlocks six armor appearances inspired by the PlayStation 2 title Shadow of the Colossus.

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition - PlayStation Bonuses
Read on for the official announcement about these PlayStation-exclusive bonuses.


Prepare your couch and gather your closest friends, because on August 19, Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ - Ultimate Evil Edition™ will unleash Death itself on console systems around the world.

Today, we're also excited to announce that players who take the fight for Sanctuary to their big screen TV on the PS3™ or PS4™ will enjoy exclusive content based on two popular PlayStation® games!*


The Last of Us™ Nephalem Rift:

Get ready to endure and survive! We've teamed up with Naughty Dog to create a unique Nephalem Rift for the Ultimate Evil Edition inspired by the award-winning PlayStation® 3 title, The Last of Us™. Featuring hand-picked environments from the Diablo III universe and an ominous yellow spore effect, this randomized dungeon level (available only on PS3™ or PS4™) is sure to awaken the survivor in us all.

Oh! And did we mention the monsters? The Last of Us™ Nephalem Rift is teeming with a series of ravenous creatures modeled after the infamous Stalker, Clicker, and Bloater infected. 


Shadow of the Colossus™ Transmog Set:

Raise thy sword by the Light! In addition to The Last of Us™ Nephalem Rift, the Ultimate Evil Edition will also include a PlayStation® exclusive that pays homage to a gaming classic.

Players who choose to join the crusade against death on the PS3™ or PS4™ will be rewarded with the "Guise of the Colossi," a unique set of transmogrification plans that unlocks six armor appearances inspired by the influential PlayStation®2 title, Shadow of the Colossus™. These striking appearances will be available to each of Sanctuary's larger-than-life classes.


The fate of humanity rests in your hands, heroes. Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ - Ultimate Evil Edition™ will be out before summer's end, so make sure to place your preorders with your local retailer today!

*Please note that this exclusive content cannot be transferred to other platforms and will require you to connect to the PlayStation® Network to redeem.


Be sure to lock in your Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition pre-order, and get ready for a whole new round of demon slaying on August 19.
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