Blizzard confirms Diablo III’s launch date – May 15, 2012
The long wait is finally over, Diablo III will be released worldwide on May 15, 2012.
As with the release of Starcraft 2, Blizzard is taking digital pre-orders on Battle.net, allowing you to play the game the instant it’s servers for the game go live.
The World of Warcraft annual pass deal is still available but only up to 12:01 a.m. PDT on May 1, 2012. If you sign up for the Annual Pass and make a 1-year commitment to World of Warcraft, you’ll receive a free digital copy of Diablo III, an exclusive World of Warcraft in-game mount (Tyrael’s Charger), as well as access to the upcoming World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria beta test. More details on this post.
Do note that pre-purchasing the game now will allow you to download an encrypted version of the game that will be unlocked upon release on May 15. No peeking.
The official press release is embedded below:
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