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Between the unfulfilled promises of a late 2011 release date for Diablo III, then changed to Q1 2012, and yet again delayed to eventually at some point in time. “Why?” is the question most often asked after the feeling of disappointment passes, but rarely answered.

However, a recent post on the official Diablo III website by Game Director Jay Wilson has offered some insight as to why Blizzard is dodging questions about an official release date. The culprit? PvP. Apparently, the competitive multiplayer mode hasn’t been living up to Blizzard’s standards, and so the company has decided to release PvP Arena in the form of a patch at a later date. Wilson explained in a blog post that delaying the entire game further just for PvP would be “punishing” for everyone involved.

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My thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1226943/blizzard-diablo-3-will-launch-without-pvp/

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