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Q: If I live in Australia/New Zealand/Southeast Asia, what server will I play Diablo III on?

A: As with StarCraft II, players who purchase the Australia/New Zealand/Southeast Asia version of Diablo III will have their own regional servers, offering lower latency and more action during peak hours. While we encourage players to play on these servers, we recognize that many have longstanding friendships with North American players and would like to continue playing with them. Because of this, we're again giving Australia/New Zealand/ Southeast Asia gamers access to both regions' servers so they can choose where they'd prefer to play.

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WIN. with blizzards new australian based servers and new hardware, it's quite possible to see a WoW server get hosted here.
    
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well d2 i never cried about no aus server at all as im sure not as many people would of played on it if there was as uswest n east are the main servers, if enough ppl in aus ect buy d3 then it'll be worth playing on the aus server
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yay. but i reckon it will be deserted..
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So only the Aussies and Asians will have acces to 2 server regions, whilst Europeans are stuck with European servers?
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yay. but i reckon it will be deserted..
It's D3, no way ANY server is going to be deserted. Not in the start, anyway.
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I'm damn surprised, I'd thought Blizzard would've just shafted Aus/NZ players again with the old "use U.S servers or get lost" thing they had going on.
How can they suddenly afford to put servers there for a game that hasn't even come out? I'm still waiting on those Oceanic WoW servers since 2004 so I can experience what online gaming fees like at less than 250ms latency without having to pay for IP tunneling services.
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I'm damn surprised, I'd thought Blizzard would've just shafted Aus/NZ players again with the old "use U.S servers or get lost" thing they had going on.
I'm still waiting on those Oceanic WoW servers since 2004 so I can experience what online gaming fees like at less than 250ms latency without having to pay for IP tunneling services.

have u been on d2 ect lately its mmore like 250-500 ping
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Wait, we don't get shafted for once?

Wow! Finally a developer realised us Aussies and Kiwis also play online games!
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Originally Posted by Vengeance47;14422351 
Wait, we don't get shafted for once?

Wow! Finally a developer realised us Aussies and Kiwis also play online games!

You play online games!? Non sense! Aussies only play with boomerangs and ride kangaroos! Now that you've mentioned online gaming though, i'll give it a go!

Definately need more aussie servers. Hopefully the start of a trend for aussie hosted mmo servers.
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Nothing better than playing with a boomerang while riding your kangaroo!

I wonder what the kiwis spend their time doing?

Lookin' for a chip maybe?
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