The situation has changed, however. Blizzard has confirmed that Diablo 2: Resurrected's first ladder is currently live.The initial D2R Items launched in 2000 over 22 years ago.
The game is still played and it's still successful up to the present. This is in no small measure due to the ongoing participation in Diablo's competitive ladder and ladder, which has been 28 seasons in total (and an ongoing 29th).
Suffice to say, it's an extremely anticipated feature for Diablo 2: Resurrected, and has unfortunately been delayed so far. That changes today, however. Blizzard has verified that Buy D2R items PS4: Resurrected's first ladder is now available.