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Diablo III Open Beta Weekend

Following indications yesterday that more accounts were being granted access to the Diablo III beta test, the Diablo III Website announces the beta will indeed be opened this weekend to anyone with a Battle.net account for stress testing. The open portion of the beta will begin at 3:00 pm EDT today and will run through Monday at 1:00 pm EDT. The accompanying FAQ explains how this will operate, and notes that while Korean players cannot participate, they will be holding a separate invitation-only event in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. The invitation only closed beta will continue as planned until May 1st. To get a head start, you can download the client now from Battle.net.

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62. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 20, 2012, 15:51 Darks
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 15:06:
RollinThundr wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 14:56:
Cutter wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 14:53:
Well, this is fucking ridiculous. Not only can I not even get it installed - like a lot of other people - but I can't even post in their tech support forums. Yeah, that's real smart. Keep people from accessing the forums when they need feedback. And this thing is supposed to launch in 3 weeks? LOL.


It installed fine for me, can't log in obviously and doubt anyone will be able to for hours. But yeah, good luck Blizzard. lol
Getting "Error 3005" when I try to login to the game. And apparently their website is fucked now too. Fun stuff.

If youíre seeing that error code then the servers are down. This is not something new to the beta. They take them off line at times. Either for maint or other reasons. But that is a server off line code.

And donít be a bit surprised if youíre not able to login or have difficulty. I suspect that blizz is taking this opportunity to gage the server load to see how they are going to balance this out.
 
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