Blizzard Entertainment has announced this morning that BlizzCon, their annual fan convention to celebrate all-things Blizzard, won't be happening in 2012.
The event is being pushed back to 2013 in light of Blizzard Entertainment's jam-packed 2012 schedule, what with Diablo III, Mists of Pandaria for World of Warcraft and Heart of the Swarm on the horizon. The good news, however, is that the event will be back in full force in 2013 and all Battle.net World Championship events are still going to happen as scheduled.
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. 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. Blizzard gamers and eSports fans from around the world will be invited to attend and witness some of the most skilled pro players on the planet battle it out for cash and glory.
We’re excited to be showcasing Blizzard eSports on a truly global stage this year. 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.
More details about the 2012 Battle.net World Championship and BlizzCon 2013, including specific dates and locations, will be coming in the months ahead.