Diablo 4 Update 1.1.1 Release Date & Time Confirmed

Blizzard has confirmed that the highly anticipated Diablo 4 update 1.1.1 will release on Friday, August 8, 2023 at 11am PDT. The substantial patch will introduce a host of changes to improve game balance, add new content, and address bugs. Recently, Diablo 4 update 1.1.0c added various tweaks and balancing changes.

Key Changes Coming in Diablo 4 Patch 1.1.1

Balance Adjustments

The update will include significant balance changes to classes and skills to improve overall balance. Sorcerers will receive buffs while Barbarians get some nerfs.

New Stash Tab and Challenge Rift

Players will get access to a new stash tab for more item storage space. A new challenge rift will also provide a fresh gameplay challenge.

Numerous Bug Fixes

In addition to new content and balance changes, Update 1.1.1 will also fix many bugs that have impacted stability and performance.

Automatic Download on Release Date

The patch will automatically download on August 2 for all players. You can also manually check for updates via the options menu.

Diablo 4 Patch 1.1.1 Targets Sorcerer and Barbarian Classes

While all classes are getting adjustments in 1.1.1, Sorcerers and Barbarians are the main focus. Specific changes include:

Sorcerer Buffs

  • Buffs to key passives and skills like Combustion


  • Paragon nodes and Glyphs receiving substantial boosts


  • Improvements to Legendary Aspects and items


Barbarian Improvements

  • Increased Fury generation and damage


  • Upgrades to Aspects like Unrelenting Fury and Bul-Kathos


  • Buffs to many Barbarian legendaries




Ongoing Diablo 4 Development – July 28, 2023

According to Blizzard, these changes are not yet finalized and more updates to classes, skills, and items will continue post-launch. Density increases are also planned but need to maintain performance on diverse hardware configurations.

Overall, Update 1.1.1 signals Blizzard’s commitment to supporting Diablo 4 long-term. The August 8 patch brings impactful improvements that should excite Sorcerer and Barbarian players in particular.

Jack Johnson
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