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From my very limited experience during the open beta weekend I couldn't figure out a way to attack other players during the beta campaign. Is this possible in the release or will multiplayer only reflect on trading and co-operative games?

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There is no need to litter your questions with tags. The diablo-series tag is for questions that transcend a single game. Most of the time, just tagging with the name of the game is enough. –  StrixVaria May 5 '12 at 18:54
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Is this such a controversial question that it was closed, reopened, and has 3 upvotes and 2 downvotes all in 20 minutes? –  Nico May 5 '12 at 18:55
    
There was a discussion about this question in chat. Originally it was worded like future speculation which is off topic, but after some discussion it was decided that minor edits would make it a valid question, and so we enacted those changes to save the question. All downvotes have since been rescinded. –  StrixVaria May 5 '12 at 18:56
    
ahh I see. thanks for clarification –  Nico May 5 '12 at 18:58
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PvP will not be available immediately; Blizzard has said this will be coming in a later patch so they can get the game out to us hungry people sooner.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/4574895

Diablo III PvP Update

As we're counting down the days until we're ready to announce a release date for Diablo III, we've come to realize that the PvP game and systems aren't yet living up to our standards. Today, we wanted to let you know that we've made the difficult decision to hold back the PvP Arena system and release it in a patch following the game's launch.

As for how it will look when done:

When the PvP patch is ultimately ready, it will add multiple Arena maps with themed locations and layouts, PvP-centric achievements, and a matchmaking system that will help you and your team get into fairly matched games quickly and easily.

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Will the PvP maps be procedurally generated like the dungeons I wonder? –  Muhd May 18 '12 at 8:01
    
@Muhd - What they have shown in the past is an Arena type game, where 8 players are able to simply attack one another, in an Arena style map. –  Ramhound Aug 6 '12 at 15:18
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