A French publication, Actu Gaming, has published a new report that the long-rumored Diablo 2 remaster is currently in development. The editor of the outlet is the same person that accurately gave early information about Diablo 4, Overwatch 2, and Shadowlands prior to Blizzcon 2019.
According to the report, Activision has tasked Vicarious Visions with handling the development of Diablo 2 Remastered. This is the same studio that did Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy back in 2017. However, this report doesn’t hold a lot of water as a while back is was made clear through an interview with Gamespot that the creators of Diablo 2 had lost not only the original source code but just about every asset.
In that interview Diablo creator, Erich Schaefer said,
“It's all gone. We were supposed to have a backup but neglected it. We spent a day or two in sheer panic. It would make it very difficult for Blizzard to do a...