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Diablo 4 Pre-Load Dates & Times, Download Size

What you need to know about pre-loading Diablo 4, including the dates, times, and the download size.
Diablo 4 Pre-Load Dates & Times, Download Size

In Diablo 4, players will once again return to Sanctuary to face the horde of the Burning Hells. If you want to get in as soon as humanly possible, then you will need to pre-download Diablo 4's launch version.

This guide explains details surrounding Diablo 4's pre-load, including when you can start the pre-loading process and the download size.

Update on 31 May 2023: We've updated this article to reflect the latest information about the Diablo 4 pre-load for full release. Exact date and time for the D4 pre-load has been confirmed on all platforms!

We also added a countdown clock for good measure!

Diablo 4 Pre-Load Dates & Times

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Diablo 4 fans will be able to pre-load the game. (Picture: Blizzard)

Update: The Diablo 4 pre-load date and time has been confirmed as 30 May 2023 at 16:00 PDT for all platforms.

Countdown To Diablo 4 Pre-Load

Countdown to Diablo 4 Preload: Hours and Minutes

How to Download Diablo 4

Check out the exact instructions on how you can download Diablo 4 once it becomes available.

Download Diablo 4 on PC:

  • Launch the Battle.net 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 blue button that says Install. The game will install, and once it’s available, click Play to Launch.

Download Diablo 4 on Xbox

  • Launch the Xbox Store and search for Diablo IV and purchase the game. Select Download.

Download Diablo 4 on PlayStation

  • Launch the PlayStation Store and search for Diablo IV and purchase the game. Select Download.

Diablo 4 Download Size

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The Diablo 4 Server Slam download size was roughly 74 GB. (Picture: Blizzard)

Update: At the time of writing, the exact file/download size for Diablo 4's pre-load is yet to be announced.

Diablo 4 will be available on PC, PS4/PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S consoles. Download size may vary by platform.

While you wait for the Diablo 4 pre-load to become available, why not watch the latest video from the developers focusing on the game's lore?

So there you have it, the Diablo 4 dates speculation, alongside the expected download size, so you can jump into Sanctuary as soon as humanly possible. We will endeavor to update this article once exact dates and times become available. 

For more Diablo 4, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our Guides & Tutorials just below:

Diablo 4 Season 2 Guides
Class Builds & Tier Lists


Tech Guides & Fixes
World, Maps & Locations
Diablo 4 Items & Slots
Legendary Aspects
Gameplay Systems
The Story, Lore & Characters
Diablo 4 Season Guides

Our section keeps growing, so check for new guides daily! Don't forget to pick up one of the Diablo 4 Editions and join the fight to save Sanctuary soon.