The open beta test, which will be a great opportunity to experience Diablo IV, the next game in the Diablo series from Blizzard Entertainment, before its release, will be held tomorrow, the 25th (Sat) from 1:00 AM to the 28th (Tue) at dawn. It will be held until 4:00 (Korean time).
During this open beta period, anyone interested in Diablo IV can play the game’s early content, the Prologue and Shattered Peaks, up to level 25. Unlike the early access that was available to pre-purchasers and PC rooms last weekend, in this open beta, all five character jobs with different play methods are unlocked, and you can freely choose the job you want and start your journey to the sanctuary.
The Diablo development team informs in advance that many people can access and wait for this open beta to enable smoother play when the game is released in June, and the server capacity test conducted during the open beta is in preparation for a smooth release. He said it would be an important part. More detailed information on what to expect in relation to the open beta can be found in the related forum.
Here’s what you can see through this open beta:
In addition to the Invoker, Barbarian, and Rogue playable in last week’s Early Access, you can choose to play the Necromancer and Druid classes in this open beta.
Various rewards are provided during the open beta period. When you reach Kiyobashad, you can receive the title of Initial Casualty (tentative name), and when you reach level 20, you can receive the title of Diligent Navigator (tentative name) and a Beta Wolf bag decoration item. These rewards will be provided at the official launch of Diablo IV, scheduled for June.
The outdoor boss Ashaba will appear on March 26 at 2:00 AM, 4:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM.
In local co-op mode, you can play the game in split screen with one additional player. In addition, you can form a party with your friends and enjoy the 4-player co-op mode.
During the open beta period, cross-play and synchronization of progress data between platforms are possible.
The open beta is playable on Windows PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The installation method for each platform is as follows.
Windows PC: After downloading the Battle.net app, install it by selecting ‘Diablo IV – Beta’ from the drop-down menu in the Diablo IV tab, Install button
Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One: Download and install Diablo IV – Open Beta from the Xbox Store
PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: Download and install Diablo IV – Open Beta from the PlayStation Store
Meanwhile, during this weekend when the open beta is in progress, an open beta live event with 5 content creators and former pro gamer Yunjong Jeong will be held through the Diablo special event broadcast ‘Saturday Night Diablo’ (hereinafter referred to as SND). The broadcast will be available on March 25th (Sat) and 26th (Sun) at 9:00 pm on Diablo’s official YouTube and Twitch, as well as Afreeca TV channels.
More information about the open beta can be found in the Diablo IV Open Beta Guide.