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BlizzCon 2008 Announced

Blizzard has announced the 3rd annual BlizzCon event, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on October 10 and 11.

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 year’s event has expanded from two convention halls to three.

BlizzCon

What does Blizzard have in store for visitors in the two day event?

  • 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 to the event will go on sale in the next few weeks for 100$ each.

To help you decide whether the event is worth attending, check out this BlizzCon ’07 Highlights video. Also worth a look is our coverage of last year’s BlizzCon – the event in which the public got the chance to play StarCraft 2 for the first time, and the Terran race was revealed.

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