For the last two years, the lead up to BlizzCon has ushered in a new round of Diablo 4 announcement rumors. And the rumors are back in earnest this year, of course, but this time they've been prompted by some pretty compelling evidence: the release of the BlizzCon showroom floor map.
In contrast to the 2017 BlizzCon layout, Diablo is set to occupy a large and central area of the convention centre this year. Meanwhile, shortly after the opening ceremony, a panel dedicated to the future of Diablo is scheduled.
But that doesn't strictly mean Diablo 4 is coming: indeed, a new blogpost by Blizzard suggests strongly that it isn't.
"BlizzCon 2018 is almost here and we’ve seen a lot of rumors flying around about our plans for Diablo at the show," the post reads. "These are very exciting times—we currently have multiple teams working on different Diablo projects and we can’t wait to tell you all about them... when the time is right."
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