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Diablo 4 Pre-load Times and Launch Times

I bet you’re just itching to get the game on your HD. Well, it’s not far off because it will be zipping down to your rig and platform of choice on 30 May as that’s the Diablo 4 Pre-load date. Here are all the details you need to know.


Early Access to Diablo IV begins on June 1 at 4 p.m. PDT for anyone who pre-purchases a Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Edition before our official launch. To see when you can begin your journey, reference the below Early Access map for region-specific times and dates.

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The official launch for Diablo IV begins on June 5 at 4 p.m. PDT. This is when owners of any edition of Diablo IV can begin their journey. As with the Early Access map, reference the below launch map for region-specific times and dates.

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Prepare for your descent into Hell by Pre-Loading Diablo IV early. Below you’ll find instructions on how to install the game beginning on May 30 at 4 p.m. PDT for Windows PC, Xbox, and PlayStation. Purchase of any edition of Diablo IV is required to Pre-Load.

Windows PC

  • Launch the client. If Diablo IV is not already in your Favorites bar, you can add it by clicking on the + icon. Alternatively, you can find Diablo IV by accessing the All Games page. You’ll see Diablo IV at the top of the list.
  • Once you get to the Diablo IV Game Page, click the dropdown menu under Game Version and select the Diablo IV option. Click the blue button that says Install. The game will install and once it’s available, click Play to Launch.
  • Prepare to become the wanderer Sanctuary needs.


  • Launch the Xbox Store and search for Diablo IV. Select Download.
  • Prepare to slay Lilith’s Legions.


  • Launch the PlayStation Store and search for Diablo IV. Select Download.
  • Prepare to save Sanctuary’s citizens from unspeakable darkness.

There are also Twitch things happening with Twitch drops when the EA launches, but you will of course be playing and not watching someone else playing it, right?

Traversing Sanctuary is a treacherous experience rife with mind-shattering horrors and danger. From June 5–July 2, keep your favorite Diablo IV streamers company by watching them on Twitch as they persevere through Hell’s aberrations. You’ll earn new Twitch Drops each week that will reward Cosmetic items such as Weapon Recolors and Back Slot Items the longer you watch. Gift 2 Twitch subscriptions to an eligible streamer’s channel and you’ll earn a new trusty steed, the Primal Instinct Mount. To learn more about the exact rewards and eligibility, visit this blog.

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