The Diablo 3 2.1 Patch was already deployed and we can already enjoy all the new goodies available in it. Today at Europe: 12:00 p.m. PDT (9:00 p.m. CEST, UTC +2) the first Season Gameplay starts. It will offer season unique new items, achievements and conquests. For more details see this video.
For anyone else interested to start fresh in Season 1 for Diablo 3 today send friends invite to Khebeln#1119 on battle net and i will send you Guild invite to the clan. You can also join our mumble and as anyone available there for clan invite in the game. Majority of us plan to play Hardcore Season Characters so be sure to tick both options to be able to play with us.
The new healing changes made HC game play a lot more sustainable than it used to be and at the same time less frustrating and more fun.
Here is official info about the season start from Blizzard forums.
We're pleased to announce that our first Diablo III Season is scheduled to begin this Friday, August 29th. To ensure the roll-out process goes as smoothly as possible for all players, we're planning both a delayed and staggered release, with different gameplay regions launching the season at different times after patch 2.1.0 ships.
For reference, below are the current launch times for Season 1:
Asia: 9:00 a.m. PDT (August 30 at 1:00 a.m. KST, UTC +9)
Europe: 12:00 p.m. PDT (9:00 p.m. CEST, UTC +2)
Americas: 6:00 p.m. PDT (UTC -7)
Please note that these times are tentative and subject to change. If they do, we will be sure to update this thread.