Diablo 2 Resurrected is now live and every player can enjoy the old-school world of classical RPG called Diablo 2. Although the new version is the same as before it still has some new features that make Diablo 2 better. Some of these novelties are referred to Diablo 2 Resurrected online and crossplay features that we will describe below.
How does Diablo 2 Resurrected online work?
First of all, you need to know that all content from Diablo 2 that was only accessible online doesn’t require Diablo 2 Resurrected online to play. For example, you can kill Uber Diablo in singleplayer in Diablo 2 Resurrected. But pay attention that you need to create a character on the appropriate server to play it online or offline. To play online choose the online tab in the top right corner in the lobby and then click the “create new” button. All characters that you create will be grouped by online and offline characters in those tabs.
If you want to play with your friends Diablo 2 Resurrected you will need to create an online character. After that, you have several options. You can create a game yourself, join your friends’ game or enter any random open game from the lobby.
How to create an online game in Diablo 2 Resurrected?
When you create the online character click on the gear icon under the play button. There you will see the menu where you can adjust the options of your public game as you can see below.
The online game that you create by this method differs from a public game. Diablo 2 Resurrected online game can be accessed only by your friends. Or it can be a private online game where you play alone if you untick the “Friends List Joining” option. In the game, you can press tab and see generated name and password for this game. You can share it with other friends if you need it.
How to create a public game in Diablo 2 Resurrected?
A public game in Diablo 2 Resurrected online features can be created from a lobby. Enter the lobby and click create a game. After that, you will need to fill in all the lines yourself.
As you can see you can adjust the difficulty level, number of players and the level difference between you and other players. This game can be open for all players that meet the requirements if you don’t use the password. In such a case, you will see that other players connect and disconnect from your game at their will. But if you want to play with your friends or members of your discord channel, whatever. You’ll need to create a password. After that, players that know both the name and the password of the game will be able to join it.
How to join a game in Diablo 2 Resurrected?
If you want to play Diablo 2 Resurrected online with your friends or other players you are not ought to create a game, you can simply join the existing one. If any of your BattleNet friends play Diablo 2 Resurrected in an online game that allows you to join it you will see it in the lobby and join it. Also, you can click on the lobby button to find a game that suits you most.
When you click on “Join Game” in the tabs menu you will see the list of games that you can enter. Find that one that suits your current desires and click join. There you will see other players. If you want to join a particular game you will need to enter the game name and password in the fields above the list. If everything is right you will be able to join the game.
It is worth noting that in all Diablo 2 Resurrected online and public games loot is one for everyone. It means that if you play with random players they might pick up some good items faster than you.
Diablo 2 Resurrected Crossplay features
First of all, you’ll need to know that Diablo 2: Resurrected does not support crossplay at the time of writing. But cross-gen play is active and allows PS4 players to party with their PS5 friends and Xbox One owners to team up with those on Xbox Series X. In addition, cross-progression is also available, which lets players group with friends across multiple platforms.