Blizzard Entertainment has outlined the way it will visually change the crests in Diablo Immortal in an effort to make it clearer to gamers which crests they’re utilizing and probably buying with actual cash.
Diablo Immortal recreation director Wyatt Cheng responded to a Reddit publish from final week (August 27) concerning the change in design of the Legendary Crests and Eternal Legendary Crests.
Crests in Diablo Immortal have to be used to entry Elder Rifts, with completely different crests yielding completely different rewards from the in-game occasions. Some of those may be redeemed day by day and month-to-month, while the Eternal Crests are the one ones that may be bought outright with precise cash.
To scale back any confusion round these crests, Cheng mentioned on Reddit that Blizzard needs “to verify gamers know precisely what they’re getting once they make a purchase order, view them in stock, and use them on the Elder Rift entrance.
“Players should be able to distinguish the two quickly not only by colour but also by shape (for colour-blind accessibility),” (through PCGamesN).
Part of the rationale for these modifications is to verify the crests are simply differentiable on cell with the small screens. “In addition we’re adding the Market Icon to the item description of the Eternal Legendary Crest to reinforce the difference.”.
These modifications to Diablo Immortal arrive as the sport has been mired in controversy because it launched earlier this yr, principally as a result of its implementation of microtransactions in its free-to-play mannequin. There was even one participant that allegedly spent round £80,000 on the sport, solely to then discover that their upgraded character couldn’t discover PvP video games.
In different information, the discharge of Total War; Warhammer 3’s Immortal Empires enlargement has seen the Steam participant rely of the sport completely skyrocket.