The moment many fans have been waiting for is nigh. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2011 results after the close of the market next month.

The conference call will be broadcast over the Internet on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time).

“Why are fans expecting this event?” — you might ask. Well, the last conference call was celebrated last February 9th. During that conference call, Blizzard Entertainment CEO Mike Morhaime commented he will reveal more details about DIABLO III Beta Test at the next financial results conference call.

Start those drumrolls, and let’s start the countdown toward May 9th … the date millions of fans around the world will be on their toes listening to Mike Morhaime’s lovely and awesomesauce news. Spread the word folks … Diablo III Beta News!!! May 9th !!!

    “As for Diablo III, development continues to go well, and we’re very excited about the game. Our most recent public showcase for Diablo III was at the G-Star show in Korea, where demo stations attracted huge lines of players. I’m looking forward to sharing some more news about the game and our upcoming beta on the next call,” said Mike Morhaime on February 9th, 2011. “Finally, I wanted to remind everyone that we just announced our BlizzCon show for 2011, which will be taking place on October 21 and 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Our shows keep getting better and better every year, and we are looking forward to meeting with our players and sharing exciting news about Blizzard at the event.”