The Diablo IV open beta kicks off soon, and the client has now appeared on the Xbox store — it requires a preorder to download at the moment, and the store listing puts it at a whopping 92GB download size.
If you’re planning on getting involved in the upcoming Diablo IV beta, you may need to free up some space on your console. While the freshly-posted Xbox store listing suggests an install size of over 92GB, some players downloading the beta build have mentioned that it is actually ‘only’ around 76GB… which is still pretty darn chunky considering you only get to play Act 1 of Blizzard’s next loot-filled dungeon-crawler.
Diablo IV beta download could be up to 92GB
Diablo® IV – Open Beta
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The Diablo IV beta’s Xbox store page gives us the lowdown on what we can expect from the early trial version of the game. “Explore the early game of Diablo IV, adventuring through the Prologue and Act 1,” it tells us. “The entire first zone — Fractured Peaks — will be yours to roam, filled with dungeons, strongholds, quests and events for you to discover. Play solo or co-op in