Diablo 4 beta release date and how to access it

The long-anticipated Diablo 4 is fast approaching and for those who can’t wait, the beta has received a release date. Here’s what we know.

With the latest instalment of the iconic RPG coming soon, fans can get ready by trying out the Diablo 4 beta. So let’s discuss when the beta is set for release and how you can play it.

Diablo 4 Beta Release Time

If you were lucky enough to get access to the pre-launch beta, you can start playing at 09:00 PST / 12:00 EST / 17:00 GMT on March 17. This will span across the weekend before ending at 12:00 PST / 15:00 EST / 20:00 GMT on March 19.

This period will then start for a second time as an open beta at the same times on March 24 to March 27.

Diablo 4 beta release date
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How to get access 

For those who have pre-purchased Diablo 4, you can automatically get access to the beta code by redeeming it on the Diablo 4 beta site. If you haven’t pre-ordered the game, you will have more luck waiting for the second beta period as it will be open to everyone. 

Additionally, for O2 mobile customers, O2 priority could be your ticket to the beta. If you are feeling lucky, you could also keep your eyes peeled on social media to see if developers are handing out codes. 

You can also learn more about the open beta here.

What players can expect

For those unfamiliar with the franchise, Diablo 4 is an upcoming RPG by Blizzard Entertainment. Summoned by a dark ritual, the story sees Lilith as she returns from eons in exile. Her return marks the return of an age of darkness and misery.

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You can dive into the campaign either solo or with friends and explore a world threatened by Lilith and her minions. Whether you spend your time in local towns, battling epic bosses or even trying out PvP mode, you are sure to have a horrifyingly fun time.

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