With the recent announcements around Diablo 4's release & systems and our new D4 Maxroll Branch, everyone's eyes have been focused on the near future when the next installment of the series finally releases in June 2023. However, today we also have some exciting news to share for Diablo 3: Blizzard has announced a whole new holiday event that will go live at December 16, 11:00 a.m. and last till February 5, 11:00 a.m. PST! After almost 4 months of season 27 and no PTR in sight, we have this to look forward to and explore while they are preparing for the next season's PTR.
Read more on the official news post here.
From December 16, 11:00 a.m.–February 5, 11:00 a.m. PST, you’ll need to put the sword to Treasure Goblins and Greater Rift Guardians for a chance at recovering a Gift. Because of their hardiness, Greater Rift Guardians have an increased chance of dropping a Gift. Sanctuary’s denizens were especially generous in their offerings to one another this year, ranging from helpful resources to rarefied gear—here is what you can potentially receive from any recovered Gifts:
Each Gift will always contain the following items:
Each Gift could also contain one of the following items:
Developer’s Note: If a player owns any of the Pets or Wings from above list, they will be unable to receive a duplicate of them from any recovered Gifts. Otherwise, enjoy your lumps of coal!
The Season 28 PTR
Season 27 is shaping up the be (one of) the longest season so far with almost 4 months and still no news regarding future updates. With the holidays starting now, we expect to hear about it soon after in early to mid January. With the hype around Diablo 4 and the long development time we expect this will be a massive update on Diablo 3's scale, and of course we'll be around to cover it all. Stay tuned!