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    Diablo 3 on PS3 / PS4 is Going to Have Offline Play



    8 minutes, 30 seconds if that doesn't work properly.

    So yeah.

    Fuck you, Blizzard.

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    This surprises you how?
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    I got the PC version "free" with a WoW sub, and I still felt ripped off.

    That quote that good old Jay Wilson will never live down seems to be how Blizzard views their entire existing fan base.

    Maybe I'm paranoid, but it seems convenient that they've also withheld major features such as PvP, when the game's been out for nearly a year. In before timed exclusive content for PS4.

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    I thought an offline mode was what people wanted?
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    I just have an opinion different to your own. Circle jerking is good for no one, be glad somebody isn't afraid to disagree with women on the internet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    I thought an offline mode was what people wanted?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nalano View Post
    Oooh... Are we turning this into a picture thread now?

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    I just have an opinion different to your own. Circle jerking is good for no one, be glad somebody isn't afraid to disagree with women on the internet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    I thought an offline mode was what people wanted?

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    So, what? People don't want the console version to have an offline mode? Seems a bit... petty, I guess. Just cos the PC version doesn't have one, doesn't mean you should hope the console version is just as bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    So, what? People don't want the console version to have an offline mode? Seems a bit... petty, I guess. Just cos the PC version doesn't have one, doesn't mean you should hope the console version is just as bad.


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    You've always reminded me of her Nalano...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    So, what? People don't want the console version to have an offline mode? Seems a bit... petty, I guess. Just cos the PC version doesn't have one, doesn't mean you should hope the console version is just as bad.

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    DeadHerald, I don't think what you think I think is actually what I'm thinking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post


    DeadHerald, I don't think what you think I think is actually what I'm thinking.
    Dead Herald, I believe you have misinterpreted what I was trying to say.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirly View Post
    which also included adapting it for offline mode, which they will patch into the PC version as soon as D3 for consoles drops.
    This is what I'm guessing and getting at. I dunno about the rainbows and unicorns and fields of fudge... and maybe I'm too much of an optimist in regards to it coming to PC.

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    Dead Herald, I believe you have misinterpreted what I was trying to say.

    OK... Firstly, there's talking to yourself. And then there's posting messages to yourself on an internet forum. Secondly, Oi... oi, oi, oi. The NSDAP party flag? Are you just testing the tolerance for Godwinning here?
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    I just have an opinion different to your own. Circle jerking is good for no one, be glad somebody isn't afraid to disagree with women on the internet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    and maybe I'm too much of an optimist in regards to it coming to PC.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nalano View Post
    Schmuck.
    Oy vey, first the Nazi flag, and now you're using Yiddish insults. Nebbish pisher.
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    I just have an opinion different to your own. Circle jerking is good for no one, be glad somebody isn't afraid to disagree with women on the internet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unaco View Post
    OK... Firstly, there's talking to yourself. And then there's posting messages to yourself on an internet forum. Secondly, Oi... oi, oi, oi. The NSDAP party flag? Are you just testing the tolerance for Godwinning here?
    Whoa dude, calm down. I'm just messing with you. Just a little joke. Grammar Nazi, don't you get it? I'm not suggesting anything beyond that. Sorry, I'll use the "G" flag next time. No offense intended.

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    Whoa dude, calm down. I'm just messing with you. Just a little joke. Grammar Nazi, don't you get it? I'm not suggesting anything beyond that. Sorry, I'll use the "G" flag next time. No offense intended.
    I'm German and seeing that flag makes me think about the past. I will have to sue you for causing me emotional distress and adversely affecting my work performance. We shall see each other at court.

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    Ignoring amazingly silly comments, I wonder is this also part of the reason they've very recently stated that the online AH was a failure in game terms, that people didn't play the game to get gear upgrades, but rather only went to the AH for upgrades.

    It's always "great" to see a company starting to sing a different song when they need to change something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jesus_Phish View Post
    Ignoring amazingly silly comments, I wonder is this also part of the reason they've very recently stated that the online AH was a failure in game terms, that people didn't play the game to get gear upgrades, but rather only went to the AH for upgrades.

    Where did he said it was having offline play? Local co-op does not mean you can do it offline. Once we see it at PAX East or someone asks the question directly, we still do not know. Be cool to have cross platform play but sounds doubtful, since you use your PSN friends list. "local co op and online co op" Offline was not said anywhere.

    It's always "great" to see a company starting to sing a different song when they need to change something.
    Then they either should have never had it or had better loot mechanics. Who would not want the AH? Did millions really want to stick to wasting time in trade channels spamming WTB WTS WTT. There are websites that facility trade and auction systems using the web API to access your currently equipped items (since that is what the API only sees and not your inventory). But still that is an extra step.

    That seemed a problem in Titan Quest. I could have the same item for a full play through since I never got a better drop. Sure I did a few repeat boss runs here and there (D2 style) but that is not nearly as fun as progressing through the game. With a RNG loot system you can not really gurantee said person will get consistent upgrades for their class. Or maybe because there is to many RNG options for loot to drop as in D3 that your chances of getting an upgrade is lowered by a lot.

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