Interestingly, the first session of our game just for the preview, we saw what happens when you try to play off-line : you’re stuck in the login screen . The reason? The beta server was not online. How do you feel about this? Already on-line for all the time in each case ? O is an important issue? Hows this compared with a similar strategy Ubisoft DRM? Let us know in the comments below.Also, if you’re curious about some of the new Battle.net features, click through a few screens below.
Executive Vice President of Game Design Rob Pardo noted that the wealth of improvements and features to Battle.net Diablo 3 port that defines always online. He added that specific references are:
A persistent friends list. Cross-game chat REALID through the system. Persistent characters that are stored on the server side . Party system continued. Drop-in/out dynamic co-op to hide elements shared between all your characters The auction house described here. The system of achievements and detailed stat tracking, both of which feed in the last step: the Banner system, a visual way to show your skills on banners as emblems of the game from where you can choose from a variety of symbols, reasons , and the overall shape / design. Then you can change their appearance through achievements and accomplishments of others. Pardo cites examples where the character is in hardcore mode, many achievements have been won, how many victories PVP, and so on. In addition, banners were also features of the game, the game, rather than use Town Portal, you can click on the banner of a player to teleport instantly to that player.