Diablo IV’s open beta will begin in March as confirmed by Blizzard. The game’s director Joe Shely confirmed during the IGN Fan Fest about the open beta. It will take place just a few months before its official release in June. Those who pre-ordered the game will receive early access from March 17 to 19 which is the first beta period. And those who haven’t pre-ordered the game and want to try it out before buying it will be able to play from March 24 to 26.
The four-minute opening cinematic of Diablo IV was also revealed during the event as shown below.
Diablo IV Open Beta Details
According to Joe Shely, players will be able to play Diablo IV without any time limit. They will also be able to progress until they are at level 25. In the beta, the prologue and the entire first act will be playable. Players will be able to explore the first region of the game, the Fractal Peaks. It is unsure whether the progress from the beta will carry over to the full game. But, it will probably be possible to carry over the transfer. Blizzard has mentioned the open beta version of the game is not final and players may experience performance issues and outages.
Diablo IV is set for release on June 6 worldwide. Players who pre-ordered the Ultimate or Deluxe Editions of the game will be able to access it on June 2. It will release on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Microsoft Windows.
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