Tickets to this year's BlizzCon gaming convention, being held on October 22 and 23 in Anaheim, California, will go on sale worldwide on Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Pacific time for $150 each, with a second block of tickets going on sale Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific time (June 3 at 4 a.m. and June 5 at 7 p.m. Paris time).
For those unable to attend, DIRECTV will once again be televising BlizzCon in high definition as a Pay Per View event, featuring coverage from the show floor, exclusive interviews, demos, and more. In addition, players around the world will be able to purchase the Pay Per View event as a multichannel Internet stream, allowing viewers online to switch between coverage of multiple panels and activities during the show.
Check out the press release for further details, and head over to www.blizzcon.com or the online Blizzard Store on June 2 or June 5 to buy your tickets.
We’re pleased to announce that, for a limited time, selected retailers are offering access to the StarCraft II beta for customers who pre-order the full game! Go to our dedicated page to find the latest list of selected pre-order retailers. Please note this offer is valid until May 17th, and is subject to the conditions of the beta and participating retailers.
In keeping with our effort to grow and support our global gaming community, we’re happy to announce that Blizzard.com is now available in the Polish language! Visit Blizzard.com po polsku. Do diabła, najwyższy czas!*
*Hell, it's about time!
We've just released a new preview of our upcoming Real ID feature, a new, optional way to connect with your friends on the revamped Battle.net. When you and a friend agree to become Real ID friends, you'll have access to a number of options designed to enrich your social gaming experience, including cross-game chat, broadcast messages, the ability to keep in contact with your friends without having to keep track of their different characters across realms or across games, and much more. Check out our new Real ID page here.