ACTIONTRIP NEWS RSS
LOGIN | REGISTER
USER     PASSWORD  
 Forgot username or password? Click here.
Diablo 3: RoS Content Patch Introduces Greater Rifts


Blizzard has published the changes that are expected to come with the Diablo 3 2.1.0 patch. They've explained that this is the first major content patch for the game's expansion pack, Reaper of Souls.

New features include Seasons and Conquests, so-called Greater Rifts, Combat Changes, Legendary Gems, Cesspools, Leaderboards and more. Here's a bit more info about the new Rifts:

While Greater Rifts are a type of Nephalem Rift, there are some key differences between the two features. In Greater Rifts:

  • You'll race against a clock to fill a progress bar by accruing monster kills.
  • Most monsters do not drop loot; rewards have been completely shifted to the Rift Guardian.
  • This removes conflicting pressure from attaining a better time versus picking up all your loot.
  • Monsters grant differing amounts of progress for your progress bar; the tougher the monster, the more they fill up your progress bar.
  • You cannot resurrect at your corpse or in town while in a Greater Rift—only at the last checkpoint.
  • Note that, currently, if you die in a Greater Rift on a Hardcore character, that death will be permanent.
  • You cannot use player banners or the Teleport option if the target player is in a Greater Rift.
  • Higher Greater Rifts levels are progressively more difficult.
  • This difficulty is separate from the standard difficulty settings (Master, Torment I-VI, etc.)

If you complete a Greater Rift before time expires you'll advance to the next difficulty level. Should your time be exceptionally good, you might even skip a few levels! If time instead expires, you'll have rea



submit to reddit


0 post(s)
Reader Comments
COMMENTS PAGE 1




POST A COMMENT
Username:
Password:




SEND THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
Easily fill in your friends' emails to send them this page.
 
 
BACK TO TOP
TOP VIDEOS
VOTING POLL

Video games should be:

More expensive.
Cheaper.
Way cheaper.
» view results
» view poll archives
TOP SCREENSHOTS
Project CARSCall of Duty: Advanced WarfareResident Evil HDWoolfe: The Red Hood Diaries
 
 
TOP COMICS
Divine Kardashian: Original SinProfessional AssassinsIf SquareEnix Made Thor
 
TOP BABES
Three days ago

monitoring_string = "eff2d707bb70db01fa83ebd63e0c5947"