Blizzard Entertainment has launched a Free-to-Try Diablo III demo for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players. The Xbox 360 link is broken at the moment. Try later.
This demo allows console users to play all Act I up to the Skeleton King. They tailored a Console Demo FAQ too.
Diablo III Console Demo FAQ
The Diablo III Console Demo provides players the ability to try out a limited version of Diablo III for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Players on the Console Demo have the following restrictions:
- Cannot progress past the Skeleton King in Act I
- Access to the Barbarian and Wizard classes only
- Level 9 cap
- Co-op games available only with other Console Demo PS3 or Xbox 360 players
- Matchmaking not available for Public Games
How do I get the Diablo III demo for PS3 or Xbox 360?
The Diablo III demo can be downloaded directly to your console from PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE, or remotely from the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE websites. If you choose to install remotely, the Diablo III demo will begin downloading the next time you log in to your PSN or Xbox LIVE account on your console hardware.
To download the Diablo III demo for PlayStation 3, click here. To download the Diablo III demo for Xbox 360, click here.
For more information about remote downloads, click here for PS3 or here Xbox 360.
Do I need a Battle.net account to play the Diablo III demo?
No, the Diablo III demo for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 does not require a Battle.net account to play. You will, however, need a basic PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE account, both of which can be created online for free.
To create a PSN account, click here. To create an Xbox LIVE account, click here.
How do I upgrade from the Console Demo to the full version of Diablo III?
To upgrade from the demo to the full version of Diablo III, you can purchase a physical copy of the Xbox 360 or PS3 version from your local retailer (you can find a partial list of retailers offering Diablo III console here). Alternatively, you can buy Diablo III digitally for the PS3 from the PlayStation Store here, and then download the game to your PS3.
Diablo III is not yet available digitally on Xbox 360, but please keep an eye on www.diablo3.com for updates.
Will my progress during the Diablo III demo carry over to the full game, if I choose to upgrade?
Yes! Your Diablo III demo hero, quest progress, and items will remain intact in the full game.
What content is included in the Diablo III demo for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360?
The Diablo III demo allows you to fight your way through to the Skeleton King boss in Act I as the Barbarian or Wizard, and advance up to level 9. Please note that some content, including Brawling, as well Trophies (PS3) and Achievements (Xbox 360), has been disabled in the demo.
Will online play be supported in the Diablo III demo for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360?
Yes, you will be able to form parties over PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE with other demo players. Matchmaking between the demo and full-game versions, as well as the ability to join Public Games, are not supported.