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Diablo 3 players get 100% XP and gold all this week

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Log in to kill a few monsters on Diablo 3 any time this week and you'll find yourself with a very nice 100% boost to your earned XP and looted gold.

Blizzard is kicking off this celebratory buff to commemorate the first-year anniversary of the game's first expansion, Reaper of Souls.

Blizzard claims Diablo 3 microtransactions are not coming to the Western market

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Blizzard has attempted to pre-empt the inevitable controversy regarding new features from Diablo 3's upcoming patch 2.2.0 that might begin to show up in data-mined information.

Though the patch will contain a new in-game currency, timed experience boosts, and references to stash space and character slot expansions, this is all apparently designed for soon to be implemented microtransactions in Asia, and is therefore not applicable to the Western audience.

Upcoming Diablo 3 patch 2.2.0 adds new legendary item powers and armour sets

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Patch 2.2.0 for Diablo 3 is on the way soon, bringing with it some more of that sweet, sweet loot. Namely three new legendary armour sets designed to compete with the game's most powerful gear.

Bonuses to some existing sets have also been reworked, and Blizzard has added over 15 new legendary powers in the form of legendary gems, armor, rings, and more.

Diablo 3 player reaches 1,000 Paragon levels on Hardcore mode

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Just so you know, for every game out there you think you're pretty pretty good at, there's a hardcore super fan who'll make you look like a chubby-fingered idiot.

For Diablo 3 that's Nokieka, who's achieved the frankly ridiculous feat of reaching Paragon level 1002 without dying one single time. That's nuts.

Blizzard investigating "major lag" in Diablo III, asks for traceroute data from users

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There's a demonic force at work in Diablo III greater than anything we've faced before: lag. Right now there's a "major lag" issue affecting the Diablo III servers and Blizzard are calling on gamers for help.

They'd like your traceroute data, as well as your ISP and geographical location. They've given out a specific IP for us to use so we can send in our feedback to help the Blizzard engineers.

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