Get Ready for the Diablo 4 Beta: Preload Now & Explore the Fractured Peaks!
The Diablo 4 beta is coming soon, and players are eager to get their hands on the next entry in the iconic Diablo series before its scheduled June release. Players can take part in two different beta weekends: the Early Access Beta, which runs from Friday, March 17th to Monday, March 20th at 12 PM PDT, and the Open Beta weekend which runs from Friday, March 24th to Monday, March 27th at 12 PM PDT. Those who participate in the beta will be able to explore the first zone, the Fractured Peaks, and will be able to reach level 25 with their character.
Players who take part in the beta will be able to unlock exclusive rewards such as the “Early Voyager” title for reaching level 20 and the Beta Wolf Pack for reaching level 25. They may also be immortalized in the La chapelle des Jesuites as part of a giant Diablo fresco.
Those who preorder the game can access the Early Access Beta, while the Open Beta is available to all. Those who preorder the Standard Edition of the game will receive the Diablo IV Ultimate Edition, while those who preorder the Ultimate Edition will receive all the rewards that come with the Standard Edition in addition to an exclusive cosmetic back item.
Diablo 4 will feature crossplay, so players on PC can play with their friends on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series and Xbox One, or vice versa. The Early Access Beta will feature the Rogue, Barbarian and Sorcerer classes, while the Open Beta will unlock the other two classes, the Druid and Necromancer.
Minimum requirements for playing the game include an Intel Core i5-2500L or AMD FX-8100 processor, 8GB of RAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 280 GPU, and 45GB of free space on the hard drive. Recommended requirements include an Intel Core i5-4670K or AMD R3-1300X processor, 16GB of RAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 470 GPU, and 45GB of free space on the hard drive.
Diablo 4 releases on June 6 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Preloading is available now, so players can get ready for the beta. So, get ready to explore the Fractured Peaks, slay demons with brutal might and behold what horrors await in Sanctuary.
0. “Diablo 4 beta release dates, times, and how to access the Diablo 4 beta” Eurogamer.net, 15 Mar. 2023, https://www.eurogamer.net/diablo-4-beta-release-dates-times-how-to-access-9337
1. “Here’s The Exact Time The ‘Diablo IV’ Beta Starts And Everything You Need To Know” Forbes, 15 Mar. 2023, https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2023/03/15/heres-the-exact-time-the-diablo-iv-beta-starts-and-everything-you-need-to-know/
2. “Does Diablo 4 beta progression carry across to the full game?” VG247, 17 Mar. 2023, https://www.vg247.com/diablo-4-beta-progression-carry-over-full-game
3. “Diablo 4 Open Beta Dates, Queues, Early Access, And How To Get Into Beta” GameSpot, 17 Mar. 2023, https://www.gamespot.com/articles/diablo-4-open-beta-dates-queues-early-access-and-how-to-get-into-beta/1100-6511672/
4. “Diablo 4 Open Beta: Known bugs, launch issues, and how to fix them” Windows Central, 17 Mar. 2023, https://www.windowscentral.com/gaming/diablo-4-known-bugs-launch-issues
5. “Diablo 4 Beta: Crossplay & Cross-Progression Multiplayer…” EarlyGame, 17 Mar. 2023, https://earlygame.com/gaming/diablo-4-beta-crossplay-cross-progression-multiplayer-explained
6. “How to Join the Diablo 4 Beta” CNET, 17 Mar. 2023, https://www.cnet.com/tech/gaming/how-to-join-the-diablo-4-beta/
7. “Asmongold Loses Diablo 4 Beta Character Live on Stream” GameRant, 17 Mar. 2023, https://gamerant.com/asmongold-loses-diablo-4-beta-character
8. “Diablo IV beta now live on Xbox store, and it's massive” TrueAchievements, 15 Mar. 2023, https://www.trueachievements.com/n53204/diablo-4-open-beta-client-xbox-download-size