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Diablo 3 Servers in Australian and New Zealand Confirmed

Posted 20 Mar 2014 by

Although you knew this already from our news item yesterday Blizzard have now confirmed that Diablo 3 servers in Australia and New Zealand have been fired up and judging by the pings you guys were reporting they’re firing on all four cylinders. Rejoice.

Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to announce the deployment of local Diablo III game servers for Australia and New Zealand to coincide with the launch of Diablo III: Reaper of Soul on March 25, 2014. This new infrastructure should result in a smoother gameplay experience for local players.

Thanks To Frantic for mailing in with this news.