An unknown force of evil has swept across the land, plunging it into Civil War and terrorizing the populace. A mad king, his missing son, and a mysterious archbishop are all pieces to the puzzle that faces you. You have journeyed to the source of the evil, the town of Tristram, now inhabited by only a handful of survivors. The cathedral there is built over the ruins of an ancient monastery, and now eerie lights and sounds are heard echoing through its abandoned halls.
Diablo invites you to enter a world of dark gothic fantasy. Play as a brave warrior, cunning rogue or mysterious sorceror. As you venture deeper into the labyrinth, you'll discover weapons, armour and magical treasures, and develop your character's skills and abilities. You might want to bring a friend or two to help...Built-in support for Battle.net as well as modem, serial and network play insure that you'll never have to go in alone.