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Report – Diablo III event being held at Blizzard headquarters in July

Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 19:51 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

MTV is reporting that Blizzard is to hold a July press event at its studios, and its entire focus will be on the impending Diablo III beta.

According to the site, the information and assets from the event are embargoed until August 1, so it’s looking as though those Q3 rumors for a Diablo III beta are looking a bit more pristine than muddy. For now at least.

The event is supposedly “dedicated solely to the Diablo III beta,” and more on the game’s release, content and the like will be gleaned from the presser.

If all goes well then, folks should know more about the game come August 1, providing information from the event isn’t leaked beforehand.

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14 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    If its true then December for release is a reality.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Maximum Payne

    How many games actually released in past years in december ?

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight

    It won’t be released in December. Starcraft 2 was in beta for 6 months and most of their expansions have had the same amount of beta besides BC and original Beta.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Samuel

    I’m a bit confused, this story seems to be about two different games at the same time. Diablo III and Dibalo III. =P

    #4 4 years ago
  5. YoungZer0

    @4: Confusing i know! I didn’t even know there was a Dibalo 2.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    OFFS. I am dyslexic and work 13 hours a day. :p It’s fixed.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    @3, maybe you are right. It’s just Starcraft II had balance issues. I don’t see any problem with Diablo III. It’s not a cybersport game.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Edo

    Let’s just wait and see,I mean it’s not like we aint got anything else to play :) .

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Talkar

    @8
    We don’t, this is the first game ever to be made ^^

    #9 4 years ago
  10. ultramega

    @3
    No. I remember reading not to long ago, something from one of the developers… It went something along the lines of, barring a freak accident, or some huge issues in the beta, the game should ship this year.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Vaansinn

    @6…I hate to tell you but…it’s not :)

    Q3 rumors for a Dibalo III beta

    #11 4 years ago
  12. IL DUCE

    Yeah I’m skeptical about this year…could be first week of December though, not like PC sales are affected that much by holidays since majority of sales are digital…I would assume March 2012 if it doesn’t come this year…

    Personally, I’m waiting for Diablo III on consoles so who knows when that will be (probably never but I still have hope)…I’m tired of playing all these Diablo clones from XBLA!

    #12 4 years ago
  13. ultramega

    @12
    Why would you ever want to play this on consoles, instead of PC? It’s not like Blizzard games don’t play well with all systems.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. OlderGamer

    I’ll buy both on PC and console, but I will prolly play most of my MP on the console. XB Live + a friends list + a Diablo game = thousands of hours played.

    #14 4 years ago

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