Diablo 3 has not been officially announced. Yet Blizzard Entertainment is jumping the wagon in advance and has gone into URL-acquisition spree purchasing various worldwide URLs such as diablo4.es , diablo4.it , diablo4.eu , diablo4.fr to name a few. A very strange move that may or not debunk rumors of a Diablo MMO. Why spend so many resources in mass acquiring domain names for a game that is “rumored” to be incarnated as a Next-Gen MMORPG / MMORPG?
Is this really Blizzard or someone playing a joke and impersonating Blizzard? Who knows. Even Diablo5.fr , Diablo6.fr and flipping Diablo7.fr are registered under … Blizzard Entertainment on October 2007. Whoa?
On the Spain NIC Registration Blizzard Entertainment also shows up after searching for the whois data of Diablo5.es, Diablo6.es and Diablo7.es.
Another itching questions would be … will Blizzard mimic their late May 2007 worldwide excitement-roar originated from Seoul, South Korea? You know, that time where they announced Starcraft 2 officially. Will Blizzard announce Diablo 3 at the upcoming 2008 Worldwide Invitationals on Paris, France this June? Hmm …
We will have to wait and see. Crosses fingers and toes.