Diablo 4 Early Access Release Date And Time

11 years after Diablo III was released, the sequel is almost here.


Blizzard's next big game, Diablo IV, is available now for those who purchased the Deluxe or Ultimate edition. If you preordered the standard version, however, you still only have to wait a short while before you're able to play the game. Blizzard had provided the exact release time for Diablo 4, so you can have your whole day planned ahead of time. Read on for launch times and then check out our Diablo IV review.

Diablo IV release time

Like many games these days, Diablo IV unlocks early for people who pay extra. The Deluxe ($90) and Ultimate ($100) editions of the game unlock on Thursday, June 1, at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET. That works out to 12 midnight in Europe and early in the day on June 2 in Asia and Australia.

For everyone else, the standard edition of Diablo IV arrives June 5 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET. Blizzard boss Mike Ybarra shared these details on Twitter. A breakdown of times by region is below:

Standard Edition

June 5

  • 4 PM PT
  • 7 PM ET

June 6

  • 12 AM GMT
  • 8 AM JST
  • 9 AM AEST

Diablo IV preload time

Preloading for Diablo IV is live now for those with the standard edition preordered.

The Diablo IV Deluxe and Ultimate Editions include various digital extras, including content for Diablo IV and other Blizzard titles like Diablo III and World of Warcraft. For lots more, be sure to check out GameSpot's Diablo IV preorder guide which covers all the key details.

Microsoft and Blizzard have teamed up for a $560 Xbox Series X console bundle that comes with a copy of the game and a variety of in-game content.

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