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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls pre-download now available

Monday, 20th January 2014 00:40 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Diablo 3′s first expansion Reaper of Souls is still a good two months away, but you can get some of the downloading out of the way right now.

According to a Battle.net post, both the Diablo 3 game launcher and Battle.net desktop app will begin downloading data for a “future patch” from today. The download is available even to those who haven’t yet pre-purchased the expansion.

The 6GB download contains assets and information for both Reaper of Souls and an upcoming patch, but is not the complete expansion – just what it is already complete. When Reaper of Souls launches on March 25 and the patch is released, you will have more data to download – but you won’t have as long to wait to start playing.

The information is encrypted – so don’t go poking around for a preview – and should make no changes to the game or Battle.net services until Reaper of Souls goes live.

Thanks, Polygon.

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4 Comments

  1. schrodinger_cat

    PS4 please

    #1 11 months ago
  2. thegrimmling

    PS3 release please.

    #2 11 months ago
  3. _LarZen_

    Skipping the PC version this time and waiting for the Ultimate Evil Edition for the PS4. Hope they come with a release date soon…

    #3 11 months ago
  4. NeoSquall

    I’ve been running the background download for the last 2 days, pretty sure I’ve downloaded way more than 6GB of data.

    #4 11 months ago

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