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Joining Microsoft and EA, Blizzard Also Holding Gamescom Briefing

What are you hoping to see?


Blizzard Entertainment will hold a press conference at Gamescom next month in Germany, the World of Warcraft and Diablo developer has reportedly announced. French fansite Mamytwink (via Wowhead) has obtained an invitation to the presentation, which will supposedly be held on August 5.

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According to the invitation, the briefing will kick off at 12 Noon Germany time, which comes out to 3 AM PDT / 6 AM EDT. May want to brew some strong coffee.

Unfortunately for fans, there is nothing else to go on at the moment. We also do not know yet if the briefing will be streamed live; we've followed up with Blizzard in an attempt to get more details.

If Blizzard were to make a big announcement at Gamescom, it wouldn't be the first time the company had done so. During Blizzard's 2013 Gamescom briefing, the developer announced Diablo III's Reaper of Souls expansion.

Blizzard will also have a booth on the Gamescom show floor, where people can play Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft.

There will also be Blizzard-themed dance and costume competitions.

What are you hoping to see from Blizzard at Gamescom next month? Let us know in the comments below. The show itself runs August 5-9, and GameSpot will be reporting from the event all week long.

Microsoft and Electronic Arts are also holding press conferences at Gamescom this year.

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