In the Americas, Diablo III is currently being readied for patch 1.0.3. In Europe the patch maintenance will start in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday June 20 and finishing around midday, while in Asia it will take place after that. Global Play will not be available on servers in regions that have not yet been patched. Head inside for a handy guide.
A message on the Diablo III Battle.net forums advises of planned maintenance in order to ready the title for the application of patch 1.0.3.
The maintenance will take place at the following times, during which periods the game will be unavailable in the affected region. Global Play will be unavailable with any region whose servers have not been patched.
- The Americas: 10am GMT (19/6) to 8pm GMT (19/6)
- Europe: 1am GMT (20/6) to 11am GMT (20/6)
- Asia: 8pm GMT (20/6) to 6am GMT (21/6)
Patch 1.0.3 contains a number of tweaks affecting item drop rates, the list of changes can be found in this Battle.net forum post.