In the world of Diablo 4, Season 3 has arrived with a bang, but unfortunately, it hasn't been met with the same enthusiasm as its predecessor. Players are feeling a bit disgruntled, and it all started with the notorious villain, Malphus. Oh, Malphus, you sly devil, causing trouble both in terms of difficulty and loot drops. But that's not all; there's another bone of contention—those dreaded trap rooms. They've been given the title of "terrible" by the community, and it seems like they're not winning any popularity contests.
Blizzard, in their valiant attempt to address these concerns, released a patch to make things right. However, in the midst of this noble effort, a bug reared its mischievous head, causing a mix of amusement and frustration among the players. It's the kind of bug that makes you chuckle while shaking your head in disbelief.
A Reddit thread captured this moment of madness, showcasing a loot drop of an item from Season 2—yes, Season 2—in the midst of Season 3's helltide. The title of the thread humorously declared, "Season 3 is so bad that Blizzard wants to roll back to Season 2." Oh, the irony! A screenshot of the loot drop, a Pact of Ferocity, one of Season 2's consumable rewards, added fuel to the fire. The OP chimed in, sharing their surprise in the comments, "Had this drop from a boss during helltide."
The response to this unexpected discovery ranged from amusement to frustration, with a touch of dark humor thrown in for good measure. "Does quality control exist at Blizzard?" one user questioned, only to receive the biting reply, "They just laid them all off." Ouch, a stab at recent events indeed. Another user chimed in with a jest, "Blizzard needs to roll back the whole company to 2008." Ah, nostalgia mixed with a pinch of sarcasm.
But amidst the laughter and witty remarks, some players couldn't help but express their disappointment in the developers' oversight. "From bad to worse. Regardless of any actual fixes, this just further demonstrates the sheer incompetence of the devs," one user vented, the frustration seeping through their words. "Just refund us at this point, complete irredeemable s–t show," echoed another.
It's a shame, really. After the success and praise garnered by the refreshing Season of Blood, fans were eagerly awaiting Season 3, hoping for another invigorating experience. Alas, it seems that the stars didn't align this time, and the season fell short of expectations.
But fear not, fellow adventurers! The world of Diablo 4 is vast, and there are always new paths to explore and challenges to conquer. With each season comes the promise of change, excitement, and, yes, the occasional bug-induced laughter. So gather your weapons, prepare your spells, and venture forth into the ever-evolving realm of Diablo 4. Who knows what surprises—intended or unintended—await you in the next season?