In just over a week, BlizzCon 2013 will be unleashed upon the mortal realm of Anaheim, California. Whether you're joining us in person at the convention, turning in with a Virtual Ticket, or following along online, it's certain to be a weekend to remember!
Over the course of the two-day convention, we'll be hosting several panels about Diablo III and its upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls, including an open Q&A focused completely on the game's story and lore. The Q&A is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, November 8th, so be sure to mark your calendars!
In the meantime, we know there are a lot of players who enjoy exploring the history of Sanctuary to its finest depths and would love to hear more about what topics interest you. For our latest community question, we want to know:
If you had the opportunity, what single lore or story question would you ask our Diablo III developers about Reaper of Souls?
Are you curious about Malthael's motivations? Do you ever wonder what may have transpired within the Angiris Council after the Prime Evil was defeated? Perhaps you'd like to learn more about the Crusader's background, or what lies ahead for Lyndon, Kormac, and Eirena?
Leave a comment below to let us know!
Design a Legendary, Part 1: Choose Your Weapon Results
Over 30,000 Diablo III players around the world participated in last week's "Choose Your Weapon" poll, and today we're excited to share the results. Taking an impressive 33% of our global vote, the Legendary weapon we'll be crafting alongside our community is: a one-handed sword!
*cue fancy trumpet flare*
A big thanks to everyone who voted, posted, shared, and tweeted. This is only the beginning, though. We'll be kicking off another community vote next week, so be sure to keep an eye on diablo3.com for Design a Legendary: Part 2!
Are you joining us at BlizzCon 2013 or watching from home? Download the free mobile BlizzCon 2013 app, available now forAndroid™, iPhone®,and iPod touch®! It's part calendar, part event planner, part social media assistant, part live stream player, and part fortune teller. (OK, so the last part is totally made up . . . just making sure you're paying attention.)
This convenient app is designed to help you make the most of your BlizzCon experience, and this year we've added even more functionality, including the ability to watch this year's free live BlizzCon streams. (Unfortunately, Bubble-Hearthing didn't make the cut.)
With the app, you can:
Plan your day—Review the details of the official events taking place at BlizzCon, and add them to your calendar. You can sort your events by day, time, game series, and more.
Chart a path—Zoom in on the exhibit hall floor with the BlizzCon map. Use it to quickly find a panel, meet up with friends, or just figure out where you’d like to go next.
Watch Free Live Video—Access the free BlizzCon video streams via the app, including the opening ceremony and eSports tournaments for StarCraft II, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone. *New for 2013*
Catch your favorite events—Set alerts for any event on your calendar to make sure you get to it on time.
Stay updated—Receive instant updates and the latest news from the official BlizzCon news feed.
Social Networking—The mobile app now includes Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram integration. Share your BlizzCon experience with the world! *New for 2013*
The winners of this year's pumpkin-carving contest have been chosen -- and they're monstrously spectacular. We've shared some of favorite designs below, but be sure check out all of the creepy, incredible, and creative winning pumpkins here.
We'd like to thank everyone who participated this year, and we can't wait to see your mad scientist skills in action again next time around. Happy Halloween, Sanctuary!