It’s almost time to enter the world of Sanctuary in Diablo 4 and battle the Legions of Lilith for the first time in the open beta. Blizzard doesn’t mince words in letting players see what they’ve created, and there’s plenty to cover on what to expect by the end of March. Here’s everything you need to know about Diablo 4’s first beta.

Diablo 4 beta start and end dates with times

Diablo 4 has two different important date ranges that you should be aware of when considering getting involved:

  • Players who pre-purchased the game get an early access beta.
    • March 17 9:00 AM PST ~ March 20 12:00 PM PST
  • The official open beta begins a few days later.
    • March 24 9:00 AM PST ~ March 27 12:00 PM PST

Diablo IV Beta Rewards

Picture via Diablo IV Youtube

There are three potential rewards up for grabs during the endgame beta. These goodies are the only thing from the beta that is included in the actual version of the game.

  • Title “Initial Victim” – Reach the capital of the Fractured Peaks area during the beta.
  • Title “Early Voyager”e – Reach level 20 during the beta.
  • beta wolf pack – Players who reach level 25 during the beta receive a cosmetic backpack with an adorable sleeping cub in a crib.

Classes available to try out during the Diablo 4 beta

During the Diablo IV beta, the following classes will be available for testing:

  • Early Access Beta: Barbarian, thief and wizard
  • open beta: Barbarian, thief and wizard, druid and necromancer

Related: Stick around and hear the Diablo 4 devs take a look at Sanctuary in a new trailer

Diablo IV Beta Specs

These are the suggested settings for running the Diablo 4 Open Beta at 1080p native resolution, 720p render resolution, and low graphics settings at 30 fps.

Minimum PC Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD FX-8100
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Chart: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 280
  • DirectX: version 12
  • Storage: SSD with 45 GB of free space
  • The Internet: broadband connection

Recommended PC specs

  • Operating system: Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4670K or AMD R3-1300K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Chart: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 370
  • DirectX: version 12
  • Storage: SSD with 45 GB of free space
  • The Internet: broadband connection

Is the Diablo 4 beta also on consoles?

The Diablo IV beta will also be available on Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The game also has full controller support on PC.

Preload Diablo IV Beta

You should be able to pre-download the beta about a week before launch.

Related: Diablo 4 cutscenes will show off your custom character, even if they look ridiculous.

Max Level in Diablo 4 Beta

The maximum level that can be reached during the Diablo 4 beta is level 25. Players can fully explore the Fractured Peaks area and can continue their adventure even after reaching the maximum level. Blizzard will test servers with several appearances of the level 25 world boss, Ashava, during the beta.


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