"Miles off the coast of Westmarch lies an island that many believe to be little more than legend. Cut off from the rest of Sanctuary’s developed civilizations, Greyhollow was once the center of a grand empire. Often times, such isolated societies grow and advance at incredible rates, and Greyhollow was no different. Its citizens devoted their cause to a mysterious and, as is often the case in Sanctuary, completely evil being. For reasons still unknown to this day, this unimaginably advanced society collapsed, leaving ruin, chaos, and a lingering curse behind."

Diablo III is still getting some major attention from Blizzard and the upcoming 2.4.0 patch contains a bunch of updates that will give it's players much more to play. I am interested in checking out the new thorns balancing changes they are making to the Crusader as well as the new Grehollow zone. No word on the next Diablo III expansion but I imagine we will hear about one this year. I hope the next expansion adds a couple new characters and acts but that may be more of a dream that reality.

Read the full set of patch notes below.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/19941042/patch-240-ptr-patch-notes-12-14-2015

*UPDATE*

The 2.4.0 patch is out now! http://us.battle.net//d3/en/blog/19998542

Travis   Admin wrote on 01/11/2016 at 10:54pm

Whoa, they're adding new locations without charging for an expansion, that's great post-launch support. I wonder if it's a teaser for the next expansion.

I guess we can expect one new class and act, since that's what RoS added.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 01/11/2016 at 10:57pm

True, that said they are not rolling in loot 2.0 or adventure mode, which was a huge revamp of the original progression system and a ton more content plus changes to the online requirement(you are still required to be online but the PC client caches a ton more). So my thought it they will have time for more content? I could be wrong, but it's a nice thought.

GregoPeck   Member wrote on 01/13/2016 at 01:11am

Are you guys speculating on a new expansion or is that really expected? I think I'd definitely buy one, assuming it adds to the single player game. As I've stated before, I really do enjoy Diablo III (including RoS), much more than I expected. I'm not sure if this new patch will get me to jump back in. Eventually I'll probably check it out. There are numerous additions I still have not yet experienced, since I've pretty much only focused on Campaign Mode. I did play around a bit with Adventure Mode, though.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 01/13/2016 at 01:23am

We are talking about an expansion that they haven't discussed.

I'd recommend heading back to d3 at some point to nab the kanai cube. It's like the horadric cube from d2.

GregoPeck   Member wrote on 01/13/2016 at 01:40am

Are there sources hinting at an expansion, or are you guys doing some wishful thinking?

Yeah, I know about both, but only by name. I've only very briefly played D2. I remember reading about the Kanai Cube, but I don't remember what I read about it. LOL

Travis   Admin wrote on 01/13/2016 at 03:44am

They said early on they were planning on two expansions.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 01/13/2016 at 04:34am

Frankly if they want to keep launching D3 expansions i'll keep buying them as long as they look good.

GregoPeck   Member wrote on 01/13/2016 at 06:06am

@Travis Awesome, I wasn't aware of that.

@Jon I agree!

I found another video going over what's new. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8exDyPoV3fg

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 01/14/2016 at 06:20am

Here is a nice post on Kotaku about all the new stuff you might want to check out:

http://kotaku.com/eight-cool-things-in-diablo-iiis-new-patch-1752672498

GregoPeck   Member wrote on 01/14/2016 at 06:26am

Wow cosmetic pets pick up gold and Keywardens are shown with an arrow if they're around. That's cool, stuff! Jumping back into the game and playing with the new patch sounds like a cool idea, but now that I have a character of every class and both genders, I'm not sure which one to choose. LOL

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 01/14/2016 at 05:52pm

I started my first Denon Huntress a couple nights ago and I am having a blast playing the game. I also loaded my old SnuggyBunny Witch Doctor and found they've really changed up the skill system significantly since d3 launch. He plays like a totally different character now.

With that, the Demon Huntress is great and I am just going through the story again. It's been a really fun time. I might switch back to an existing character to try Greyhallow at some point though OR just wait till I get there with my DH.

Travis   Admin wrote on 01/15/2016 at 05:37pm

I've never heard anyone call the female Demon Hunter a "Huntress" before :D

Greyhallow is a big area but it's not huge. You can get through it all pretty quick.

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