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If I buy a German retail copy of diablo 3 can I still change it to English?

I doubt that English language pack is included with it,will it be downloaded upon the change?

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Yes, you can change the language. And yes, it downloads the extra files when you do (after restarting the game client).

I changed it to Spanish (I had it at 100% in English) to try it for you and it's now updating.

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I really wish it would've warned me because now I have to wait for it to reach playable before I can re launch it and change it back. I hope this answer prevents someone from doing it without knowing it.

Luckily, reverting back to English did not download anything additional.

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If you want to change the language, you need to go to Account, and then select the desired language. This changes all text and spoken dialog in the game.

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+1 for your pain and suffering. Noone should have to wait and download twice on release day. The community recognizes your sacrifice. RIP, English Diablo 3 client. –  agent86 May 15 '12 at 2:10
    
I will update whether or not it re re downloads when I switch it back to English –  jmfsg May 15 '12 at 2:11
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Waiting for you to switch back to english to see if it keeps the English files on memory or have to download it again ;) –  user25311 May 15 '12 at 2:49
    
Sorry to hear you had to download the complete Spanish pack :/ –  Arremer May 15 '12 at 14:46
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Thanks, I almost downloaded the whole thing –  Timothy Roy May 16 '12 at 15:00

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