Blizzard announces 3rd Blizzcon
For everyone that has ever been to a Blizzcon, this is a huge announcement. Blizzcon is the biggest event of the year for many game players, and one that should not be missed. While more details will surely follow in the near future, this is what Blizzard shared with everyone today:
MARLOW, UK 12th May, 2008 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced plans for its third BlizzCon gaming convention, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on 10 and 11 October. BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment®s Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises. In response to the demand to accommodate more attendees, this years event has expanded from two convention halls to three.
Whenever weve been able to meet and interact with Blizzard gamers from around the world, its been a great experience for us, stated Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. Were looking forward to seeing even more of our players at this years BlizzCon and delivering another entertaining and informative event for them.
BlizzCon will offer a wide variety of activities to help all attendees get the most out of the two-day event. In addition to serving as a gathering place for the different Blizzard Entertainment gaming communities, attendees will be able to enjoy:
* Hands-on play time with upcoming Blizzard Entertainment releases
* Discussion panels with Blizzard Entertainment developers
* Competitive and casual tournaments for players to showcase their talents
* Areas and activities devoted to licensed products such as the World of Warcraft® Trading Card Game
* Costume, machinima, and character sound-alike contests with great prizes
* Commemorative merchandise based on the Blizzard Entertainment franchises
* A silent auction
* More exciting activities to be announced
Tickets for BlizzCon will go on sale in the next few weeks at a price of $100 USD per person. As the event draws closer, further details will be announced on the official BlizzCon website: http://www.blizzcon.com.
More details can be found in the press announcement.
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