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Friday, January 27, 2012
 
Battle.net World Championship Announced, BlizzCon Cancelled
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the 2012 Battle.net World Championship, a global eSports event set to take place in Asia at the end of this year. Skilled players of StarCraft II and World of Warcraft Arena will compete for cash in tournaments. The company also revealed it will cancel this year's BlizzCon in order to focus on the World Championship and continuing work on Diablo III, Mists of Pandaria, and Heart of the Swarm.

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.

Learn more at the link below.

Battle.net World Championship
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