It is without a doubt, one of the most anticipated releases of the first half of the year. The return of Devil IV, nearly eleven years after Diablo III landed in stores, promises to maintain all the essentials of the original franchise. We must remember that we are facing one of those names that cause earthquakes within the sector and that, for this occasion, it will have a full release on both computers and consoles.
An imminent beta phase
The fact is that Blizzard took advantage of the announcement of the game’s release date to leave us two little pills around its always-awaited beta testing processes to which it submits its developments and, therefore, Diablo IV would not be an exception. These will take place between March 17 and 19 and between March 24 and 26. This coming weekend will be a closed test, only for those who have reserved one of the versions, and the next one for everyone . Whether or not you bought it.
Now, do you know how you can start downloading the game client to test it? If you have already booked Diablo IV on PC or Mac, access will be managed through Battle.net, where you will see an option to download the beta. If it is a console, things change since we will have to wait for an email from Blizzard with a code that we will have to redeem in the PlayStation or Xbox store.
Needless to say the above is only valid for the weekend of March 17-19 because for the next Diablo IV will be available to everyone who wants to join. Without looking at whether or not you have pre-ordered the game.
When can we download the beta and play?
Blizzard you already know how punctual it is with the beta processes of its games, since does not turn on the tap until a specific time which will be when we can connect to try to play. Because that’s something else: the access queues in the first few minutes are legendary due to the crush of all the fans who want to try it as soon as possible, so it’s not a bad idea to try to gain a position within the North American servers when possible. And the first thing is to download the client:
- closed beta: March 15 from 6:00 p.m. CET.
- open beta: March 22 from 6:00 p.m. CET.
Diablo IV It will begin its closed beta on Friday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon and open a week later. Not a minute before or a minute after, so the client must have downloaded it hours before. We recommend you access Battle.net the afternoon before or in the morning of the day of the premiere, so that your computer or console can download all the gigabytes of the main program. So you only have to wait for the scheduled time and connect as soon as possible to take a place in the queue.
as we tell you, Diablo IV will have the next two weekends with beta testing that, once finished, will leave us wanting more. But it won’t be until June 6th when we can really play to create a character and level it up.