Diablo III patch 2.0.1 arrives bringing Loot 2.0 updates

Blizzard prepares Sanctuary for the arrival of Reaper Of Souls

Blizzard has launched the big Diablo III patch that will prepare the game for the launch of the new Reaper Of Souls expansion at the end of next month.

Most significantly Patch 2.0.1 will bring in the new Loot 2.0 system that they have been talking about since last November's BlizzCon.

This will totally revamp the way that loot is implemented and, coupled with the closing of the Auction Houses, should return the joy of questing and collecting loot to Diablo III once more. Diablo III patch 2.0.1 arrives bringing Loot 2.0 updates

The new update also includes a whole host of tweaks and rebalances which will help the game accommodate Reaper Of Souls as well as improving playablility for those who aren't getting the new expansion on launch.

Full patch notes are available over on the Diablo III blog.

Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls is due to be released worldwide on PC and Mac at retail and as a download from on March the 25th.

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