Although the open beta for Diablo 4 goes live today, free for everyone worldwide, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti users may want to be careful. Following reportsthe development team has confirm it investigates cases of the graphics card crashing or straight up failing due to the beta.
Blizzard is “working closely with Nvidia to identify affected hardware configurations and gather as many data points as possible to aid in the investigation,” per customer support. In the meantime, those whose GPU is not working should perform a full power cycle. If the device is detected by Windows, then perform a clean driver installation.
If that doesn’t work, players should provide details of their GPU card vendor and model number, resolution and graphics settings when playing the Diablo 4 beta, etc. For RTX 30 series users, there are some has suggested cap the frame rate via the Nvidia Control Panel as a solution. It is done by right-clicking on Desktop and selecting Manage 3D Settings.
Enable Maximum Frame Rate and specify the figure – even the monitor’s refresh rate works. Apply and either restart the game or your system. Stay tuned for more updates on a proper fix in the coming days.
Diablo 4 out on June 6th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC. The beta goes live at 9 PM PDT today and ends on March 27th at noon PDT.