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Diablo 3 PS3 pre-order bonus is XP buff

Bonus XP offered as pre-order exclusive for new PS3 version

Pre-ordering the PS3 version of Diablo 3 will get you boosted leveling-up powers.


Blizzard has announced a that players who preorder the PS3 version game will receive an exclusive in-game item, the Infernal Helm, which grants an experience point boost to any character who wears it, allowing them to level-up faster.

The developer advises players to look out for additional "limited-edition preorder bonuses" from local retailers, but offers no further details. The official pre-order page is here.

It also held off confirming a Diablo 3 PS3 release date, saying only that the date is "to be announced later".

Diablo 3 was officially confirmed for both PS3 and PS4 at Sony's PS4 unveiling event in February.

The console port will feature several tweaks and improvements when it makes the leap to the controller-based systems. A PS3 gameplay video is here.