While Diablo IV “Official” is out next week, with an Early Access period starting tonight June 1st, or maybe tomorrow June 2nd. See when exactly it starts depends on your location and of course whether you have early access or not. ordered specific versions of the game.
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With hordes of players eagerly preparing to flood the game once early access begins, and a Challenge for the first 1,000 players For those who can reach level 100 in hardcore mode, it’s certainly tempting to jump in as soon as possible. But which version is right for you? Let’s get into that.
Grab the Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Edition for early access starting June 1st
If you don’t care for all the extra digital goodies that come with the more expensive editions and just want to start demon slaying as soon as possible, then you should check out one of the two Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Editionswhich cost $90 and $100 respectively.
This Early Access period begins on June 1st at 7pm EST/4pm PST. (That’s June 2nd at midnight in the UK and 11am on the east coast of Australia.) Both fancier versions are available as digital downloads only.
But what else do you get out of these versions besides taking part in the Let’s Get Lilith promotion?
Diablo IV Digital Deluxe
The Digital Deluxe version is $90 gives you Early Access starting June 1st and comes with the Temptation mount (Calm down, it’s a horse) and that Hellborn Mail Mount Armor.
You will also get the Battle Pass.
Diablo IV Ultimate edition
With the Ultimate Edition you get all the extras of the Digital Deluxe Edition plus the option to do so Skip 20 stages in the Battle Pass and an exclusive Wings of the Creator emote. Because it is Diablo is in 2023.
What do I get for pre-ordering the Standard Edition?
The real appeal of pre-ordering the more expensive versions, I think, is that you can play as early as possible. But if you decide to pre-order Standard version for $70you get some nice stuff underneath the Lightbearer Mount, the Saddlecloth of the Faith Mount, Diablo II Inarius Wings and Inarius Murloc Pet, World of Warcraft Amalgam of Rage Mount and the Diablo Immortal Umbra Winged Darkness cosmetic set.
If you pre-order one of the more expensive versions, you get everything you would get by pre-purchasing the standard version.
Reviews by Diablo IV, who failed to appreciate the impact of the game’s microtransactions or live service model, praised its tone, gameplay and story. The game launches on June 6th, but you can still get in on the action today, June 1st, by pre-ordering the Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Edition.