The official site
2008 is now up. The launch prefaces the ticket sales for the event, scheduled for August 11
. If you're considering going to the Anaheim, CA event, you can check out the website for all the information you need from hotel & travel accommodations to the various panels throughout the weekend. World of Warcraft
-related panels include discussions on class design, PvP
art, dungeons & raids, and UI & mods.
The event, the first BlizzCon to be televised live
, will also see the finals of the Global Arena tournament. Even if you're not interested in Arena PvP, there are a bunch of other contests you can participate in (or watch for your amusement), such as the ever-popular costume contest, dance contest, and even the machinima competition
. Details aren't up on the site yet, but you can bug them on their FAQ