How to join Diablo 4 open beta: Register for PC, Xbox & PS5 test access

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The Diablo 4 early access and open beta testing periods are on the way and we’ve got all the latest details on how to register for PC, Xbox, & PS5 access.

Diablo 4 finally arrives on PC and consoles on June 6, 2023, but before then, the next chapter in the long-running hack-and-slash RPG will be running an early access period, along with an open beta so that players and pundits can try the game for themselves, as well as give feedback to the devs.

Here’s everything that you need to know about Diablo 4’s early access and beta testing, such as what day they commence and their start time.

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Diablo 4 official artwork Diablo 4 is coming in the summer of 2023.

When is the Diablo 4 beta?

There are two different periods of access. The Early Access portion of the Diablo 4 beta will run from March 17-19, and the full Open Beta will run the entire next weekend, March 24-26.

During this time, players will have access to the Prologue and the entirety of Act I.

“The first zone, Fractured Peaks, is yours to navigate as you please—stampede through the rugged landscape and cut down demons,” the announcement blog revealed.

What time does the Diablo 4 beta start?

“When does the Diablo 4 beta go live?” is a question everyone has been asking, and we can confirm that players will be able to access it from 9AM PT / 11AM CT / 12PM ET / 4PM GMT.

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The servers will be live at this point, and Diablo fans can jump straight into the first lot of early access and experience the game for the first time.

How to sign up for Diablo 4 beta

If you have digitally pre-purchased Diablo 4, there’s nothing to do other than download the Early Access beta. There’s also a different process if you’ve been lucky enough to secure a code for the early testing.

If you want to get involved with the next installment of the endless war between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells, the steps to follow are pretty simple really:

  1. Go to and log in or create your account.
  2. Enter your code and select your gaming platform and region (if applicable) from the drop-down menu.
  3. Be sure to check your selections before clicking the Redeem button.
  4. A success page will confirm that your code was valid and claimed to the account.
  5. Watch your account email for a platform-specific code. This will be emailed to you with new instructions shortly before Early Access to the Open Beta begins.

So, that’s everything you need to know about the Diablo 4 beta. In the meantime, be sure to check out all of our other guides for the game:

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