Ruin Gaming will be attending the Diablo III launch event!

We’re inviting you to join us for the midnight launch of Diablo III! In addition to local retail shops’ midnight launches, we’re holding a number of demonically charged worldwide launch events in major cities where you can join Blizzard to celebrate the release of Diablo III and pick up your copy of the game. Each event will have its own activities, giveaways, and contests, so see the press release for further details and be sure to check the launch event site for more info on the one nearest you.

Diablo III Midnight Launch Events

Whether you’re attending a launch event, grabbing the game at a local store, or waiting patiently at home for your digital version to unlock, you’ll want to be ready to jump in right when the servers open. For the Americas region, comprising the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia, the game servers will go live at 12:01 a.m. PDT on May 15. As a reminder to our Latin American players, the digital version of Diablo III will go live on May 15, and the retail version will launch on June 7.

Don’t forget to create your BattleTag — it’s important to do so now if you haven’t already, as it’s REQUIRED TO PLAY DIABLO III. Also note that if you’d like to receive a digital copy of Diablo III free, there are still a few days left to sign up for the World of Warcraft Annual Pass.

We hope to see you at one of our Diablo III launch events, and we look forward to seeing you in-game on May 15!


Hell will be unleashed at midnight on May 14/15! Join Blizzard Entertainment and GameStop in Irvine, California to celebrate the launch of Diablo III. Festivities will start at 8:00 p.m. PDT on May 14. Gamers in attendance will enjoy an epic evening of entertainment before Diablo III goes on sale at midnight, including a variety of giveaways; an exciting selection of Diablo-related video footage; and multiple contests with exclusive Diablo III-themed prizes, such as laser-etched desktop PCs from Intel. In addition, members of the Diablo III development team will be on site at each of the official events to meet with players and sign their copies of the game.


Giant Wheel Court at Irvine Spectrum Mall71 Fortune Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
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May 14th – 8pm to Midnight (PDT)


Diablo III development team
Blizzard Executives


  • Hourly drawings and giveaways
  • Diablo cosplayers
  • Developer signings and more!


6:00 P.M.
  • GameStop registers open at Giant Wheel Court
    NOTE: Customers who pre-ordered Diablo III at the GameStop in Spectrum Center must first stop by the store to get a final sales receipt
  • Wristband distribution begins and line forms based on wristband number (final sales receipt required)
8:00 P.M.
  • Event Kick-off at Giant Wheel Court
  • Stage activities end
  • Diablo III available for pick up (final sales receipt required)
  • Blizzard autograph tables open
    NOTE: One copy of Diablo III autographed per person


  • Exclusive Diablo III-themed prizes such as t-shirts and posters
  • Laser-etched desktop PCs from Intel