Diablo 2: Resurrected Is Getting An Action Bar And A PTR

Following an “outpouring of community feedback,” Diablo II: Resurrected on PC will receive an Active Skill bindings bar that makes the game play more like modern ARPGs. It will also gain a public-test-realm in the near future, where players can test upcoming changes.

In a blog post, Blizzard writes that players of Diablo II: Resurrected on console have access to up to 12 buttons, and those buttons instantly perform whatever ability is mapped to them. That’s not the case on PC, where in original Diablo II fashion, players can only use the right and left mouse buttons to perform abilities. Players can swap between abilities with different keybindings, but actually activating the abilities has to be done with the right and left mouse. That will soon be changing, with Blizzard soon giving players the option between the two styles.

“We’ve seen an outpouring of community feedback requesting this feature for keyboard and mouse play, too. We originally avoided this approach because we feared it would stray too far from the original experience, but the community is eager for it, so we’re eager to deliver.”

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Author: Cameron Koch