Diablo® III

Graphics for items on the ground

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I've seen some footage available on the interwebs and I noticed a cloth chest piece in particular. When this drops off of an enemy on to the ground, the graphic on the ground looks like a heavy duty steel full upper body armor piece. In Diablo 2 cloth armor looks like cloth armor on the ground.
Also, I was watching a stream at another point and I saw cloth pants drop on the ground which also looked like a metallic upper body piece. Now I'm not sure if the pants had the graphic of an upper body piece because I couldn't rewind, but I do know that they looked metallic.

It's not a big deal, but I think it would be kinda nice if the item graphic laying on the ground more resembled the item as shown in the inventory/equipped. I'm not sure if other items are like this or if i'm just noticing the one oddball occurrence.
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It's possible that they just used a placeholder for now, or that they simply used only 2 or 3 models for ground drops, and picked the wrong one for that particular item type.
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Yeah I'm betting on place holder items, art stuff always seems to be the last thing patched in(I wonder why?).
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