Blizzard Entertainment has announced the fourth Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational is coming to Europe! The event will be held at the Porte de Versailles Exposition Center, Paris, France, over the 28th and 29th of June 2008. This could very well be the European-version of BlizzCon, and for a very good reason: Wrath of the Lich King and Starcraft 2 hands-on gameplay. Open to gamers from around the world, the Worldwide Invitational will feature a wide variety of activities, including:
- Discussion panels with Blizzard Entertainment developers
- Artist and developer signings
- Professional eSport tournaments and casual tournaments for attendees
- Hands-on play with World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King and StarCraft II
- Merchandise and other products based on the Blizzard Entertainment game universes
- Silent auction
- Musical performances
- And more…
To attend the 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational, you must purchase tickets in advance here on the Worldwide Invitational website. Tickets are limited and will go on sale in the next few weeks on a first-come, first-served basis until they are sold out, though Blizzard Entertainment reserves the right to sell additional tickets in the future. There will be a five-ticket limit per household. Further details on purchasing tickets will follow in the weeks ahead.
What is the 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational?
The 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational is a two-day event bringing together the company and gamers in a convention atmosphere, featuring Q&A panels with Blizzard Entertainment developers and hands-on opportunities with the company’s latest games. The Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational also showcases the skills of top eSports gamers from around the world as they compete in invitational StarCraft, Warcraft III and World of Warcraft Arena tournaments.
When and where is the 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational?
The event will take place on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of June, in Hall 5 of the Porte de Versailles Exposition Center in Paris, France.