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Diablo III

Action role-playing game that takes place throughout the dark fantasy world of Sanctuary

Category: Games
Price: Medium
Popularity: Medium
Version String: (93903)
Release Date: 2024-04-09
Architecture: Intel
Minimum OS: macOS 10.9
Vendor Name: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Homepage: www.diablo3.com

Version History (93903)



Diablo III is an action role-playing game that takes place throughout the dark fantasy world of Sanctuary.

You play a hero who engages in fast-paced combat that tests your reflexes and rewards tactical decisions. As you slay hordes of monsters and challenging bosses, you grow in experience and ability, learning new skills and acquiring items of incredible power.

Prepare to lay waste to the demons of the Burning Hells.
Playing Diablo III is straightforward. Easy-to-remember controls are used to perform most actions available to you.

Doors lead you to new areas.
Exploring the world of Sanctuary and interacting with its inhabitants and environments is at the core of the Diablo III experience.

Adventuring will allow you to discover new areas, quests, allies, enemies, and powerful items as well as lore and information about the world.

Interact with others to hear their pleas.
To move, point your mouse cursor at the spot you’d like to go to, left-click, and your character will walk there, avoiding obstacles on the way. You can also hold your mouse button down to move, dragging your mouse to change direction. To see if you can use an object, move your mouse cursor over it. If it becomes highlighted, then you can click on it to interact with it.

That’s it. You’ll interact with objects like doors, gates, and treasure chests this way. You can also pick up items by clicking on them. If you find someone you want to talk to, clicking on them will let you speak to them and hear what they have to say. Click. Click. Click.

Combat is the thumping heart of Diablo III. As you venture through haunted graveyards, blistering deserts, and other dangerous locations on your journey, you'll be pursued by monsters that rear up in the shadows, dash towards you in swarms, and burrow through the ground beneath you. Sometimes you’ll hear them in the darkness before they attack you. Most will chase you if you run.

Use your skills to slay your enemies.
Attack a monster, and by default, your hero will swing or shoot at it, depending on whether you have a melee or ranged weapon equipped. To attack, move your mouse over the monster and click on it (PC) or press the attack button when the monster is in range (Console).

If you hit the monster, you’ll do damage to it based on the weapons you have equipped. You can check the average damage you’ll do in the Inventory pane accessible with the “I” key (PC).

While you’re attacking a monster, you’ll see a red bar with its name at the top of your screen: this is the monster’s health, a visual depiction of how much damage it can take before exploding violently or collapsing in a crimson puddle at your feet. When you reduce the bar from its filled state (red) to empty (black), the monster dies. (If you see the upper half of its torso crawling towards you, clawed hands still reaching for your throat, it’s not dead.)

You can tweak your Diablo III play experience to your specifications through several menus. To access the Game Menu:

PC: Use the ESC Key or click the computer icon on the bottom right corner of your Action bar. Most adjustments can be found within the “options” pane.


• Video: Adjust your video settings to change resolution, display parameters, improve performance, and more.

• Sound: Modify your sound settings, game volume, subtitles, and more.

• Gameplay: Modify information displayed in-game, from tooltips to damage numbers, and more.

• Achievements: View a list of your accomplishments in Diablo III. More information on achievements can be found in the Playing With Friends section of this guide.

• Customer Service: Get in touch with Blizzard Customer Service for help with an issue or to report a bug.

• Exit Diablo III: Close the Diablo III game client.

• Return to Game: Close the game menu and return to the game you’re playing.

• Chat: Adjust the display and presence of chat messages.