Posted on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 11:00 PM by Guest
Due to a “jam-packed” development schedule revolving around World of Warcraft, the annual convention hosted by Blizzard Entertainment has been pushed back until 2013 according to a statement available on Battle.Net.
“Blizzard Entertainment is proud to announce the 2012 Battle.net World Championship, a major global eSports event featuring some of the best pro-gaming competition in the world,” the firm said.
“Slated to take place in Asia toward the end of 2012, the Battle.net World Championship will host this year’s StarCraft II and World of Warcraft Arena World Championship tournaments.
“We’re also heavily focused on getting Diablo III, Mists of Pandaria, and Heart of the Swarm into players’ hands as soon as possible. In light of our jam-packed schedule, we’ve decided to hold the next BlizzCon in 2013.”
Blizzcon is a convention which features development panels and tournaments for Blizzard franchise titles Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo.
Last years convention revealed Diablo III would be free to anyone who sign up for the annual World of Warcraft pass. The newest expansion, Mists of Pandaria was also confirmed as the newest Expansion for World of Warcraft. In the newest expansion, there is going to be a new race, the pandarians and a new class, monks.
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