Blizzard Entertainment have announced that Diablo II has gone gold. Diablo II, is a highly anticipated real-time action role-playing game. It is of course the sequel to the very successful Diablo, a game which sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Blizzard Entertainment say, "The game, which has initial orders in excess of 1.5 million copies worldwide, will start shipping to retailers worldwide as early as the end of June."
The official press release says "Diablo II is our most ambitious undertaking to date," according to Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment president and co-founder, "From the depth of each character class and the size of each act to the expansion of Battle.net®'s new worldwide architecture and the number of languages for which we localized the game, the scope of Diablo II is much larger than any of our past projects."