I’ll be trustworthy, my jaw was hanging open a bit once I logged into Diablo 4 a minute after 7 PM ET, obtained a 4 minute queue which was…really over in 4 minutes. I obtained in, created my Barbarian and I’m already degree 4, pausing solely to put in writing this text. No wild wait instances, no errors, no disconnects (but).
However I’m on PC. PS5 gamers? They’re no so fortunate.
On the time of this writing, there’s a widespread error that claims “Unable to discover a legitimate license for Diablo IV (Code 315306).” That is taking place, clearly, to individuals who very a lot have certainly bought the sport, so one thing goes fallacious right here with an interplay between Blizzard and PlayStation it appears.
Nevertheless, it could be Blizzard and console extra broadly. I’ve heard of no less than some Xbox gamers getting this error message as properly, however total gamers appear to be having extra success with Microsoft. The PS5 error seems to be extra widespread, for no matter cause.
Blizzard has certainly acknowledged the problem, by way of its neighborhood supervisor and a discussion board publish right here. They do say PlayStation particularly, even when a couple of Xbox people are hitting it. The message simply says:
“We’re seeing stories concerning PlayStation customers experiencing Invalid License errors. The workforce is wanting into this proper now and can replace as soon as we now have extra info.”
If you happen to’ve come right here for recommendation on a repair, I’m sorry I can’t enable you to but, as there doesn’t seem like one. I might keep away from drastic steps like reinstalling the 80 GB sport or something, as that’s most likely going to be pointless and never repair the issue anyway. However sure, there’s a widespread downside, you aren’t alone.
Naturally, many Diablo gamers have been involved we might have one other Error 37 problem on our palms, the outdated error code that endlessly crippled Diablo 3 at launch. It…doesn’t appear possible that we’re headed into one thing that dangerous. Provided that it is a console-specific points, it signifies that Blizzard’s servers will not be completely melting down as an entire. This time round additionally they did a “server slam” and that is early entry launch that are mitigating components. However that’s chilly consolation to PS gamers who can’t play but due to the “no legitimate license” error.
As quickly as there’s a brand new replace on the scenario I’ll publish it right here. Keep tuned, and hopefully this might be resolved quickly.
Replace: It appears this can be a PS-wide problem, as there are stories of many video games returning the license error proper now, not simply Diablo 4. Unhealthy coincidence or…sparked by a flood of Diablo logons? Not clear but.
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