The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Diablo III will be available on September 3, in the U.S., Canada, Spanish-speaking Latin America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, Blizzard Entertainment announced. Both console versions of Diablo III will be fully localized in English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, European Spanish, Russian, Italian, Polish, and Brazilian Portuguese. Further release details, including retail availability in Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, as well as the preorder availability in Russia, will be announced at a later date.
Players who preorder either console version of Diablo III will receive an exclusive in-game item: the Infernal Helm, which grants an experience point boost to any character who wears it, accelerating their progression as they rise in power. Certain retailers will also offer limited-edition preorder bonuses - check with your local retailer for further information.