(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Could the hottest game in the PC market be set for console availability? A recent listing from German-based game retail provider Redcoon could serve as some indication.
The company recently added a PlayStation 3 version of Diablo III to its offerings although the product is still, obviously unavailable. The posting mentions the title’s new graphics engine and even features an image on the game’s covering featuring a “PS3” label.
The dungeon hack and slash title has skyrocketed in sales since its initial release via PC and Macintosh last month. According to a gameinformer.com story, Blizzard previously reported that the title had sold over 3.5 during its first day.
While no console move has officially been confirmed through Blizzard, the game studio has maintained it’s open to the idea. Blizzard COO Paul Sams indicated such in a March comments with ComputerAndVideoGames.com, stating “We think that the way we built it for the PC may need some tweaking, but it will ultimately be the type of game that can really make sense and be really fun, well polished and a true Blizzard-level experience on a console.”
Blizzard, also popular for other titles including World of WarCraft and StarCraft has previously worked to make past game titles available via the console platform. Diablo 1 became available for the PlayStation in 1998, nearly two years following its release for PC. Meanwhile, the company also worked to make a version of StarCraft available for the Nintendo 64.