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So who has pre-downloaded the client?

Discussion in 'Diablo 3 General Discussion' started by ZwanZigZwolf, May 4, 2012. | Replies: 23 | Views: 1890

  1. ZwanZigZwolf

    ZwanZigZwolf IncGamers Member

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    So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I pre-ordered mine at my local gaming shop, confirmed they are having a midnight launch and then went home and downloaded the game client to expedite my install. Anyone else done this?
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    oh...u mean we can do that?
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I got a copy of the client from family who ordered a digital copy. I'll get my digital key before launch, since there won't be a big event anywhere close to me anyway. First on the servers, wheee?!
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    Yes.
    My plan is very simple. A few hours prior to midnight on the 14th I will prepare my system for the install, I usually do this by changing my boot config on my XP based system to make sure that only the essentials are loaded at restart. I will also update all my drivers for my hardware and clear my desk and get my comfy chair ready. As I happen to have time off on the 14th & 15th I will time to stay up all night and game for at least 8 hours. At 11:45 pm or so I will head down the road to the shop I pre-ordered from and pick up my hard copy, take it home and do my install. Then at 3am when the servers go live, I can then be one of the first to be in game. I provided a link to the game client download for those who wish to do the same.

    http://diablo.incgamers.com/forums/...ablo-III-FULL-RETAIL-BY-BLIZZARD-PRE-DOWNLOAD


    I hope this helps everyone's launch day go much smoother. Now let's keep our fingers crossed that there isn't a massive server issue on day of launch.


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    Predownloaded it the day I pre-ordered I think.
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I was wondering if anyone could answer this for me, is the beta client the full game as well? Or should I free up some hard drive space for the 15th?

    Also, 1st post :wink2:
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I also predownloaded the client as soon as I pre-ordered. It's a good way to be one of the firsts playing since all I'll have to do is download a patch and install.
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I have pre-downloaded already.

    Waiting for 12 am, May 15 (I think that's official launch time for Pacific?).
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    Beta client is not full retail. You will need to uninstall the Beta client and then download the full retail version.


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?


    Yes that is correct, so for us East Coasters it is 3 am.


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    No, the beta client is completely separate from the full game, it's a different build. There is really no poin on keeping the beta client around. In fact you should uninstall it now, as it's possible that the full game launcher might conflict with the old beta files. Save all that trouble and just delete your beta client now.


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    thanks for letting me know
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I didn't bother since I'm getting the CE and Blizzard's downloader/launcher is buggier than hell.
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    Planning to buy and download it a day before 15 May.
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    You can start the download now, why wait and take chances?


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    To save myself the torture of knowing I can't play it despite having the game.


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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I downloaded it the second it went up, but I only just pre-ordered today.
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    Link? My DVD drive is messed
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    Re: So who has pre-downloaded the client?

    I have the client downloaded. I managed to get it when, at one point, I had pre-ordered a digital copy, but then plans changed, cancelled the order. But still have the client. Picking up my CE at Futureshop.

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