Blizzard Entertainment Inc. has announced its plans for BlizzCon 2011. The event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California on Friday, October 21st and Saturday, October 22.
"We look forward to holding another exciting BlizzCon this year, filled with some great entertainment and competition, as well as the latest news about Blizzard games," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "BlizzCon is built from the ground up with our community in mind - we're pleased to be able to host an event where players can come together to have fun and celebrate their passion for gaming."
According to a press release from Blizzard, attendees at this year's event can expect the following:
- Hands-on play time with the latest versions of Blizzard Entertainment games
- Discussion panels with Blizzard Entertainment developers
- Competitive and casual tournaments for players to showcase their talents
- Community contests with great prizes
- Commemorative merchandise based on Blizzard Entertainment’s game universes
- More activities and attractions to be announced
More details will be released as the event draws closer at Blizzard's official site.