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Diablo Immortal closed beta starts in selected regions with PvP, PvE updates, Necromancer class, and more

Players can look forward to Necromancer, a new playable class, among other features

Blizzard Entertainment‘s Diablo Immortal, the hack-and-slash action RPG is one of the most anticipated releases of recent times, was delayed to 2022 earlier this year. The Diablo team conducted an extensive Closed Alpha test, during which the community offered very vital feedback on all of the game’s features and systems. After taking into account all suggestions and feedback, the Diablo team has finally announced the next testing phase, the Diablo Immortal Closed Beta, starting today (or tomorrow depending on the time zone), October 28.

How to play Diablo Immortal closed beta

The Closed Beta, like earlier Diablo Immortal public tests, will be available only on Android and in specific areas, with a restricted amount of players eligible to participate. Those fortunate explorers who will be invited to the Beta will shortly receive an email from Google Play with instructions on how to log in and join the fun.

Closed Beta servers will open in Canada and Australia at 5 p.m. Pacific Time today, allowing local gamers to test Diablo Immortal for the first time. Servers will be opening in Korea, Japan, and China in the following weeks, with the game test build available in local languages.

Brand-new content and tons of updates

The game promises an experience like never before for its players. Some glimpses of the content players can look forward to is as follows –

The Necromancer class

Diablo Immortal Necromancer class
Image via Blizzard Entertainment

This is a new playable class that reanimates corpses to assemble an army of the dead while unleashing curses and pestilence on Sanctuary’s adversaries.

Updates to PvP and PvE

  • The Cycle of Strife, the game’s popular faction-based PvP and PvE system, has been enhanced with a 30×1 combat named Challenge of the Immortal.
  • The 8v8 Battleground PvP system will now include ladders
  • Set items, a new end-game equip system, is added.
  • Players will now be able to challenge the Helliquary raid bosses with up to a total of 8 players.
Diablo Immortal closed beta, Diablo Immortal
Image via Blizzard Entertainment

List of Controllers that supports Diablo Immortal

Diablo Immortal will feature a preview of controller support for players to try out. The updated list of supported controllers for the beta is as follows –

  1. Xbox One Wireless Bluetooth Controller
  2. Xbox Series X/S Bluetooth Controller
  3. Xbox Elite Controller Series 2
  4. Xbox Adaptive Controller
  5. Sony Dualshock 4
  6. Razer Kishi

Optional in-game purchases

Purchases will be available during Closed Beta to get vital feedback from the community and to evaluate functionality. At the end of the Closed Beta, all player progress will be erased, and all purchases will be converted to equivalent in-game credits and made available in Diablo Immortal at launch.

Diablo Immortal Closed Beta to run for several weeks

Because various end-game elements are being evaluated, the Diablo Immortal Closed Beta will last several weeks to let players fully immerse themselves in the game. The exact end date of Closed Beta will be announced later. In the meantime, players can keep themselves updated by following the official website of the game. Further information on the closed beta can be found at Diablo Immortal’s new blog post update.

Are you excited about Diablo Immortal entering Closed Beta? Let us know in the comment section below! 

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