Diablo 4 is nearly right here and which means the ad-campaign is basically ramping up. The newest instance is a big-budget live-action trailer launched on Thursday, directed by Oscar-winner director Chloé Zhao and co-directed by Kiku Ohe.

The trailer kicks off with a tour of tragedy as a person stands in a snowy area mourning his dead horse earlier than turning to the digicam and pleading for assist. The identical factor occurs with a baby in a burned out village, and some different poor unlucky souls. Meanwhile, all of this tragedy is intercut with scenes of heroes (one from every of Diablo 4’s in-game courses) tackle hordes of demons. Finally the trailer ends with the looks of Lilith, the principle antagonist of the game.

Zhao gained her Best Director Academy Award for Nomadland, which additionally gained Best Picture. Since then, Zhao has branched off into extra blockbuster movies like Marvel’s Eternals.

Diablo 4 is about for launch on PlayStation 4 PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Windows on June 6.