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Blizzard details BlizzCon 09

Tickets to go on sale for 2009 event this month

World of Warcraft house Blizzard has confirmed that tickets for its annual Paladin and Druid gathering, BlizzCon 2009 will go on sale this month, on May 16.

The Anaheim, California event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on August 21 and 22, with tickets going for $125 each (£82 -ouch) through the official BlizzCon website.


The holy trinity of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft are promised to be at the event, which for the first time this year will be streamed across the internet on a pay-per-view basis. Users who stream the event will even receive this year's exclusive WoW in-game item, says Blizzard.

"BlizzCon always offers us a great chance to meet players and celebrate our shared passion for gaming," said Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime. "We look forward to delivering another entertaining and memorable experience to all attendees and to those joining us from home."

A second round of ticket sales is due to happen on May 30.