Blizzard, what’s going on with Diablo 3? With the patch? What happened with the PTR values? Are you going to radio silence us again until patch hits and we get surprised with whatever you did in the dark without communicating?
Just because you announced D4 and committed to “quarterly updates” on D4 doesn’t mean you should now go radio silent all the time about other issues. Is this what we can expect moving forward? Silence unless it’s an update about D4, a game that is likely years away?
How many times have you promised “improved communication” yet we end up in situations like the following:
- Short, usually one week PTR
- PTR is shut down abruptly with no mid-PTR adjustments for further testing
- Changes happen behind the scenes that no one knows about.
- Patch day hits with final patch notes. Too late to enact feedback and make changes.
- Changes are now live and won’t change until the cycle begins again, which means a season (sometimes more) where players are stuck with whatever mistake they made
See where this is a problem?
I don’t see any “improved communication” from you at all, beyond some vague promise to update people on the state of Diablo 4 like 4 times a year in 2020… a game many aren’t sure we’ll even buy.
The way you have handled, and continue to handle Diablo 3 is 100% informing my choice on whether to buy the next game or not. What’s the point if D4 ends up being an imbalanced mess with devs who can’t communicate about simple number changes?
Nothing’s changed as far as your actions are concerned. Players are completely in the dark about what is happening with Diablo 3, when, why, or how.
As always, most people in the community are vocal and communicate constantly. But this recurring situation is, as has been the case for years now, like talking to a wall.
- Did Bazooka get adjusted?
- How did they nerf Vyrs?
- What is going to happen with Necro Bone Ringer? Is that final?
- What’s going on with Rend?
- Monk set multipliers???
- Crusader set? What’s the final word on that?
- New season theme going live with the numbers we saw in PTR? Is that intentional?
Zero communication. Which is why no one in the playerbase can answer those basic questions.