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Diablo 3: 'Special Announcement' Planned for Gamescom

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelMMORPG.COM Staff Posts: 21,493 Epic

Blizzard has sent out a cryptic notice that a 'special announcement' will be made at this year's Gamescom in late-August. "We're making a special announcement that's sure to capture the attention of the Heavens, Burning Hells, and all the shadowed places that lie between." 

The event itself will take place on the first day of Gamescom, August 21, at 11:30 a.m. local time. Gamescom takes place August 21-25 in Cologne, Germany.

Source: Gamespot

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  • arctarusarctarus nilMember Posts: 2,574 Uncommon
    New wow x-pac ........... -.-

    RIP Orc Choppa

  • LustmordLustmord Mt. Gilead, OHMember Posts: 1,108 Uncommon
    prolly Titan or whatever they will try to steal EQN's thunder with.
  • MyriaMyria Lowell, MAMember Posts: 635 Uncommon
    Originally posted by SBFord
    "We're making a special announcement that's sure to capture the attention of the Heavens, Burning Hells, and all the shadowed places that lie between."

    Given that line I doubt it has anything at all to do with WoW.

     

    D3 expac announcement seems way more likely.

  • LunarpacLunarpac OrebroMember Posts: 57 Uncommon
    Awwh yeah! New TCG coming up people!
  • GrrlGrrl B-Town, CAMember Posts: 354 Uncommon

    Oooo how exciting! Cant wait! 

     

    Shh @ pessimistic people. 

    We don't want to hear it/dont want to read it. Thanks. :) 

     

     

  • IridescentOrkIridescentOrk Ellicott City, MDMember Posts: 157
    It sounds like my warlock will have fun in that place. Will see.

    gameplay > graphics

  • VeldekarVeldekar Greeneville, TNMember Posts: 220
    Probably the next expansion. I just hope it's better than the last two...
  • PurutzilPurutzil Member Posts: 3,048 Uncommon
    Honestly just by that text, it sounds far more Diablo 3 related. My assumption is a D3 expansion in an attempt to gain back players. Something not to many probably will pay attention to unless there is sweeping changes, and even less for US players unless something is done to remedy the fact the economy is broken after they refused to roll back from their glitch leaving things over inflated like no tomorrow due to that excess gold.
  • DarkspireDarkspire VleutenMember Posts: 11 Uncommon
    F2P
  • RusqueRusque Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 2,635 Rare
    Originally posted by Myria
    Originally posted by SBFord
    "We're making a special announcement that's sure to capture the attention of the Heavens, Burning Hells, and all the shadowed places that lie between."

    Given that line I doubt it has anything at all to do with WoW.

     

    D3 expac announcement seems way more likely.

    Agreed, sounds very Diablo oriented. And we can only hope they learned from their initial mistakes with D3. D2 really only became next level when LoD was released, hopefully the D3 xpac will be just as game changing.

  • MothanosMothanos MordorMember Posts: 1,909 Uncommon

    Blizzard finaly going to announce they will fire Ghostcrawler ?

  • PAL-18PAL-18 AnachronoxMember Posts: 826 Uncommon

    Vanilla server.

     

    So, did ESO have a successful launch? Yes, yes it did.
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  • doodphacedoodphace Vancouver, BCMember Posts: 1,858 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Purutzil
    Honestly just by that text, it sounds far more Diablo 3 related. My assumption is a D3 expansion in an attempt to gain back players. Something not to many probably will pay attention to unless there is sweeping changes, and even less for US players unless something is done to remedy the fact the economy is broken after they refused to roll back from their glitch leaving things over inflated like no tomorrow due to that excess gold.

    Except that D3...a year later...has 1 million unique logins per day, and 3 million unique per month...im sure many people will pay attention to it.

  • HedeonHedeon GraestedMember Posts: 984 Uncommon
    going free to play...  (well okay most likely an expansion I guess ; )
  • orbitxoorbitxo fort lauderdale, FLMember Posts: 1,806 Uncommon

    F2P!

     

    if not....itll be foolish.

  • DrDreamDrDream Mill Hall, PAMember Posts: 185 Uncommon
    Originally posted by PAL-18
    Vanilla server.  

    thats what i was thinking! COME ON CLASSIC SERVER!

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  • Assailant86Assailant86 Glen Burnie, MDMember Posts: 8
    Yeah this obviously has nothing to do with World of Warcraft.  This is an announcement about Diablo.
  • MukeMuke Member Posts: 2,460 Uncommon
    Originally posted by DrDream
    Originally posted by PAL-18
    Vanilla server.  

    thats what i was thinking! COME ON CLASSIC SERVER!

    raiding Onyx and naxx and the likes -all over again- till you get geared -again- and quit bored -again?-

    "going into arguments with idiots is a lost cause, it requires you to stoop down to their level and you can't win"

  • NetSageNetSage Lake Geneva, WIMember Posts: 1,044 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Lunarpac
    Awwh yeah! New TCG coming up people!

    Hearthstone seems like the logical guess since it's a WoW announcement and MoP is still pretty new.

  • ReallyNow10ReallyNow10 Pile It High Town, LAMember Posts: 2,196 Uncommon
    Let me guess, going FTP.
  • expressoexpresso meMember Posts: 2,218 Uncommon

    Defo D3 expac - they need to get something out there before EQN takes over the interweb new channels for the next 4 weeks.

  • WhiteLanternWhiteLantern Nevada, MOMember Posts: 2,732 Uncommon

    As some have already stated, this sounds very much like a D3 announcement. My money is on an x-pac.

    Announce it at Gamescon, show it off for realz at Blizzcon.

    I want a mmorpg where people have gone through misery, have gone through school stuff and actually have had sex even. -sagil

  • MyriaMyria Lowell, MAMember Posts: 635 Uncommon
    Originally posted by doodphace

    Except that D3...a year later...has 1 million unique logins per day, and 3 million unique per month...im sure many people will pay attention to it.

    Shush, quit with that 'facts' stuff :P

  • widginwidgin Providence, RIMember Posts: 11

    Wild guess here. WoW is coming to consoles. :)   

     

    Since the announcement is not coming at Blizzcon, then it's most likely not WoW related. I'll go with the D3 Xpac crowd.

  • dinamsdinams Muriae, VAMember Posts: 1,362
    Originally posted by SBFord
    Blizzard has sent out a cryptic notice that a 'special announcement' will be made at this year's Gamescom in late-August. "We're making a special announcement that's sure to capture the attention of the Heavens, Burning Hells, and all the shadowed places that lie between. The event itself will take place on the first day of Gamescom, August 21, at 11:30 a.m. local time. Gamescom takes place August 21-25 in Cologne, Germany.

    Source: Gamespot

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    geez can't you people see that it is obviously about diablo?

    Diablo xpac oh my god im so excited .....-.-'

    "It has potential"
    -Second most used phrase on existence
    "It sucks"
    -Most used phrase on existence

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