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This weekend is the final weekend that the Diablo 3 patch 2.4.0 PTR servers will be live. Monday 11th is the final day of the test servers and the final Diablo 3 patch 2.4.0 will go live on Tuesday which is Blizzard’s server maintenance day.

Blizzard has already stated that Season 5 will start on Friday 15 January which leaves a short gap between the patch going live and the next Season starting.

Blizzard had stated previously they would ideally prefer at least two weeks after deploying a major patch before a new Season would start to give player time to adapt to the changes. This time there’s a very short period between the patch deploying and the Season starting. Blizzard explained why this is the case for 2.4.0.

“We have a philosophy of launching patches between Season transitions, and not while a Season is currently active. This leaves a window of possible patch dates; sometime between Season 4 ending and Season 5 beginning. We also, typically, deploy patches on Tuesdays (for North America). However, deployment dates can suddenly shift, including down to the last minute. Technology can be a fickle mistress, and unforeseen circumstances can arise.”

Patch 2.4.0 has been teased for some time so its arrival will be welcomed by players next week.

Thanks Diabloii.Net

Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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