Blizzard have revealed the details of Diablo 3's forthcoming 1.0.8 update. While they've previously hinted at long-term plans , including increased rarity for Legendary and Rare items, the patch will instead concentrate on making the game a better co-op experience. After all, as the old saying goes, "Hell is other people... teaming up to biff their way through for loot."
Blizzard say the patch is designed to make multiplayer more streamlined: "Multiplayer can be lot of fun, but given the downsides it can often feel not worth the effort. By making it easier for players to find one another, improving social features, and providing direct buffs to co-op groups, we hope to change that perspective."
Here's what they have planned for the update:
While there's no official date for the patch, Blizzard say that the beta should land on the Public Test Realm before the final version goes live. You can find more details at the Diablo blog .