Diablo III Demo Available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360

The free downloadable Diablo III demo is out for both consoles

PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Diablo III Demo
One week after the release of Diablo III on the current-generation consoles PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, a free demo of the game is now available for download. It is rolling out for Xbox Live Gold members on the Xbox 360, and as part of the PlayStation Home update of Aurora 1.8 on the PS3.

  • The free trial demo of Diablo III is available for the Xbox 360 on the Xbox Live Game Store (previously called the Xbox Live Marketplace).
  • The Xbox 360 Diablo III demo is only available at the moment for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. In one week, it will be available to Xbox Live Silver members. This is the standard restriction for demos on the Xbox 360.
  • The PlayStation 3 Diablo III demo is available to all PS3 owners, available along with the PlayStation Home Aurora 1.8 update.
  • For both the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the D3 demo, players can play solo, in local or online multiplayer.
  • The Diablo III console demo is limited to level 9, and stops after defeating the Skeleton King.
  • The Barbarian and Wizard are the only playable classes in the console demo versions of Diablo III.
Console players who enjoy the Diablo III demo can easily purchase the full game, for the Xbox 360 or PS3.

Update: The official announcement for the Diablo III demo has been posted, along with a FAQ with more info.

The hellgates stand fully open, as now you can try Diablo III—absolutely FREE—on your platform of choice! 

Each of these options allows you to play Diablo III for free up to the Skeleton King in Act I, so if you've been looking try out the game for the first time, or even get just get a feel for the controls on a new platform—your hour has come.

If you're looking for more info on any of these free editions of Diablo III, you can check out the full Console Demo FAQ here or the PC/MAC Starter Edition FAQ here.

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