The launch of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is getting closer by the hour, as retailers are mustering their troops for midnight opening events all across Europe. We have updated our StarCraft II midnight openings page with a list of stores in your area whose doors will be open on the night of July 26/27. Have a look and be among the first to embark on this epic StarCraft II journey!
We're pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be at gamescom 2010 next month. Visitors to the Blizzard Entertainment booth, located in Halle 6, B21 & B31, will have the opportunity to play our upcoming games and hear our latest news and information.
From Thursday 19 until Sunday 22 August, gamescom in Cologne, Germany will be open to the public. Find out more about the show and how to get there at www.gamescom-cologne.com.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty warps into stores on July 27, but if there are no vendors within your psionic matrix, you will also be able to purchase StarCraft II via digital download on July 27. Players planning to purchase the game digitally can cut down their waiting time by downloading the game client in advance, so all you’ll need to do on July 27 is install, activate, and play. Click here to learn more.
The StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty launch is in just a week! We are pleased to announce the activities that attendees will be able to enjoy at the official midnight openings taking place across Europe on the big night.
By visiting the official midnight openings page and selecting the city nearest to you, you will be able to find out about the particular activities that will take place there, and much more besides, including which Blizzard developer will be there to sign your copies when midnight comes.
If you've been considering getting a custom statue of your World of Warcraft character, now is the perfect time; FigurePrints has just announced that from now through August 31, all orders are 10% off. In addition, the available armor sets now include all tiers through tier 10 as well as all Arena sets. Visit FigurePrints.com for more information or to place an order.
We are pleased to announce that by attending the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty midnight openings across Europe you will have the chance to win prizes, thanks to our official partners.
BradyGames, Future Publishing, J!NX, NVIDIA, Panini, Razer, and SteelSeries are organizing contests to offer great prizes at the official midnight openings on the night of July 26-27, so don’t miss this opportunity to grab some epic loot in addition to being among the first to get a copy of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty!
In addition, you have the chance to win a trip to BlizzCon 2010! In the 5 official midnight openings in Europe, 5 lucky winners from each event will then be entered into a prize draw (with the winners from other European launch events) to win this fantastic prize! This trip to BlizzCon 2010 includes flight, transportation, hotel accommodation and tickets (with an estimated value of 4000€)
Head over to the dedicated website to find the location of your nearest midnight opening.
On the 7th and 8th of August, the top European players will battle against each other in Warcraft III and World of Warcraft Arena on-stage at the venue in Cologne, Germany. In addition to the tournaments, visitors will have the chance to get their hands on StarCraft II and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm in our dedicated
gaming areas, will be able to participate in various contests, and much more.
Head over to our new preview page for the 2010 European Warcraft Invitational and take a moment to check out the videos from last year’s Regional Finals.