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Diablo IV

Diablo 4 Server Slam Preload Times Revealed

Craig Robinson

For those looking to give the Diablo 4 Open Beta, aka the Server Slam session a try, you will be happy to know that there will be preloads available. For those looking to get their hands on the Diablo 4 Server Slam Preload, the download servers go live from May 10 at 12 p.m. PDT onwards. This will get your ready for the official D4 Server Slam launch date two days later.

Here is how and when you can preload the Diablo 4 Server Slam. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Diablo 4 Server Slam Preload Times & Dates

Below is a table featuring the timezones and local times most commonly associated with GamerGuides’ readers. Use this to reference when the Diablo 4 Server Slam Preloads will go live. For other regions, convert your local timezone to 12 PM PDT.

Timezone Time (Local)
PDT (California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona) 12 PM
MDT (Utah, Nebraska, Colorado, Idaho, ETC) 1 PM
CDT (Texas, Chicago, etc) 2 PM
EDT (New York, Florida, Maine, etc) 3 PM
WEST (UK, Ireland, Portugal, Morocco) 8 PM
CEST (Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Scandinavia, etc.) 9 PM

It is also important to note that the Diablo 4 Server Slam preloads are expected to go live after the dev stream that is coming on May 10th. Blizzard is doing a live stream going over some more marketing material for D4, so, expect to hear more about what to expect from the D4 Server Slam beta, and potentially a closer look at more stuff in the full game, since we are approaching three weeks till launch.

How to Preload The Diablo 4 Server Slam Beta

Once the appropriate time has been reached for you local region, you will need to do the following to begin with the Diablo 4 Server Slam Preload:

PC Players:

  • Open Battle.Net Client and place the Diablo 4 game on you favorites bar, which is the bar that runs through the top of your client, from the all games button to the friends list on the right side of the app.
  • Click the Diablo 4 drop down menu in the bottom left of the client. An option for the Diablo IV - Server Slam should pop up, allowing you to preload the game.


  • Launch the Xbox Store App on your console, and then search for the Diablo IV - Server Slam app page on the store. Head to the page and click download.


  • Launch the PlayStation Store menu and and search fro the Diablo IV - Server Slam. This will allow you to begin the Diablo 4 Server Slam Preload.

You can expect the Diablo 4 Server Slam beta size to be around 80gbs to download and install. This is around 82 on PC, and closer to 70 for consoles.

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  • Publisher
    Blizzard Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, PS5, XB One, XB X|S
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    15 March 2023
  • Last Updated
    11 November 2023
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