The company announced its plans to eliminate the name last year, and newer services--like Blizzard Streaming and Blizzard Voice--have launched with the new branding."When we created Battle.net, the idea of including a tailored online-gaming service together with your game was more of a novel concept, so we put a lot of focus on explaining what the service was and how it worked, including giving it a distinct name," Blizzard explained."Over time, though, we've seen that there's been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls--Blizzard and This can often times be caused by closing the downloader early.Though the downloader may show 100%, please allow some time for it to fully complete.
You may remove the game files using the Uninstall Program features in Windows (Add/Remove programs if you are on Windows XP).
do not use the directory D:\Games\Diablo-III-8370-en GB-Installer as this is the one created by the downloader). If you chose the correct directory only around 65MB will need to be downloaded to fix your install, otherwise you'll re-download the entire ~7.6GB New EU English Installer New EU English Installer (Mac) New German Installer New German Installer (Mac) For more information or help with the installation, check out the Diablo III Pre-Sale Downloader Walkthrough or use the search on the support site.
Whether you repair your previous install or download the entire game again, it's necessary to use this new downloader to install and play the game when it launches.
We'll also include non-Blizzard sources when appropriate (but in general, Blizzard is pretty on top of all these).
We've recently become aware that playing Diablo III with the latest Catalyst 12.4 drivers for ATI cards may cause some visual artifacts for specific hardware configurations.