A first look at Diablo 3 Challenge Rifts
Blizzard announced last year a redone version of the Great Rift dungeons. Challenge Rifts are randomized dungeons that allow you to experiment with other character builds without going back to level 1.
Finally, Blizzard has offered a first look at these challenge rifts, which you can see below.
Here’s how Blizzard describes the challenge rifts:
“Challenge Rifts are a weekly static version of a previously completed Greater Rift. To create a Challenge Rift, we pull a Greater Rift run directly from a player’s account. Once we have that snapshot, we make that exact character, including their items, paragon levels, skills, and gear available for everyone to play.”
“This also includes an exact copy of the Greater Rift they completed with that character. Enemies, pylons, and the dungeons you encounter will all be exactly as they appeared when the original player completed their run. If you beat the original runner’s time, you’ll be rewarded with a weekly satchel filled with bounty and crafting materials and some Blood Shards.”
“Challenge Rifts will rotate every Monday, so each week you’ll have something totally new to try.”
The update will come with patch 2.6.0, which is supposed to be massive. We’ll update you when we have a release date.