For players that want to delve deeper into the lore of Diablo 4, Blizzard is releasing three new books.
The average player will finish Diablo 4's story around Level 45, after 35 hours of play. Then begins end-game.
Monsters will explode, disintegrate, and their blood will splatter on characters. Diablo 4 is the goriest yet.
Most of Sanctuary's population has died, the gates to Heaven have closed, and Lilith and Inarius return.
Return to Diablo 2's darkness
While Diablo 3 was a strong showing, Blizzard says it wants to get back to Diablo 2's gory and medieval themes in Diablo 4. Slain monsters can be decapitated, dissolved, and shattered. Players will come upon cultish rituals and walk the halls of dusty, cobweb-ladden dungeons. In the middle of the story is Lilith, Mephisto's daughter, who has been resurrected to inflict pain on what few humans are left in Sanctuary.