New Diablo New 2.4.3 PTR Patch, Diablo III Battle Chest Now Available

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New 2.4.3 PTR Patch

The 2.4.3 PTR has gotten a new patch! Read the new changes in the patch notes below.

The vast majority of changes are small fixes. What's of note is a reduction of damage from the Electrified Elite affix and the addition of a PTR only vendor to all towns.

Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blog Post)

  • Bug Fixes
    • (PTR Only) Fixed a variety of issues causing client crashes, improving overall stability
    • (PTR Only) Fixed an issue preventing the SSAO feature from being disabled correctly
    • (PTR Only) Fixed an issue causing the gamma slider in the 64 bit client to work incorrectly
  • Class Specific Items
    • Some existing class-specific Legendary items have been updated to include a unique Legendary power
      • With the below changes, the minimum levels required to use these items have been adjusted to match the level at which their corresponding skills unlock
      • Diablofans note: The actual items' powers were not adjusted. View their powers here.
  • Bug Fixes
    • (PTR Only) Fixed an issue which caused the Soulstone Shard to trigger its special effect while players were in town
    • (PTR Only) Fixed an issue causing gem removal costs to be reduced to zero
  • Bug Fixes
    • (PTR Only) Fixed an issue which caused text display issues with some Season Journey objectives
  • Enemy Affixes
    • Electrified
      • With this, the damage caused by this affix has been reduced by about 35%
  • PTR Only
    • PTR Bag of Fortune
      • Players on the PTR will now receive a special bag from normal Rift Guardians Djank M'iem, a vendor who appears in each town hub in Adventure Mode and Campaign Mode
      • This bag costs 300 Blood Shards and contains class-specific items that are being tested for the upcoming patch
      • This bag will always drop items which are specific to the class which opens it
      • In cases where the PTR bag contains a weapon, the bag will also drop a Flawless Emerald and a Ramaladni’s Gift

Diablo III Battle Chest Now Available


During the BlizzCon madness, Blizzard bundled the PC versions of Diablo III and Reaper of Souls into the Diablo III Battle Chest. You can buy it digitally for yourself or as a gift on the store, or grab a physical copy at a retailer near you. Price point is 29.99 USD / 29.99 EUR.

Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blog Post)

This holiday season, gather your friends and prepare for the defense of the mortal realms . . . the Diablo III PC Battle Chest is available now at a new low price of $29.99! The Battle Chest includes both Diablo III and the Reaper of Souls expansion, together at last in one definitive volume.

You can purchase or gift a digital copy in the Shop, or you can pick up a physical box at retail, arriving in stores starting today, just in time for the holidays. Check your local retailer for availability.