How to Join the Diablo 4 Beta
Diablo 4, the latest installment of the popular dungeon crawler, comes out in June, but players can try out some of the game in beta before its full release.
The Diablo 4 open beta and early access beta started Friday. Developer Blizzard Entertainment says the beta will focus on the early parts of the campaign covering the prologue and Act 1, which takes place in the Fractured Peaks zone. Players will be able to max their characters to level 25, but can still play the beta throughout the weekend beyond that.
When does the Diablo 4 beta start?
The early access beta started on Friday at 9 a.m. PT (12 p.m. ET) and will last until Monday, March 20, at 12 p.m. PT. This weekend is only for those who received a beta code.
An open beta available to everyone will start next Friday, March 24, at 9 a.m. PT and ends on March 27 at 12 p.m. PT.
How do I get a Diablo 4 beta code?
Those interested can receive a code for the beta by preordering a copy of Diablo 4. KFC is also offering beta codes with the purchase of a Double Down.
What systems can I play the Diablo 4 beta on?
The beta is playable on the same systems the game will be released on: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S.
What are the PC requirements for the Diablo 4 beta?
What classes are available in the Diablo 4 beta?
The early access beta will offer the Rogue, Barbarian and Sorcerer classes. The open beta will unlock the other two classes, the Druid and Necromancer.
Will my Diablo 4 beta progress transfer over?
Beta testers in the early access weekend can carry over their progress to the open beta weekend, but no progress from the betas will transfer to the final game.
What content will be available in the Diablo 4 beta?
As well as the prologue and Act 1, a World Boss, Ashava, will be available to check out during both weekends. The boss will appear in the early access beta on March 18 at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 10 p.m. and 12 a.m. PT on March 19. During the open beta, Ashava will appear on March 25 at the same times.
What is the story for Diablo 4?
Diablo 4 is the newest entry in the legendary dungeon-crawling action RPG. Players will fight against the horde of monsters controlled by Lilith, the daughter of Mephisto, one of the Great Evils, and called the "mother" of Sanctuary, the world in which the Diablo series takes place.