Blizzard fans were treated to a few big announcements during the opening of the first day of BlizzCon 2011.
We’ll start with the basics and move on to more specifics to come. First, we got our first look at the next World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria.
- New Continent: Pandaria
- New playable race: Pandaren
- New class: Monk
- Challenge Modes
- PvE scenarios
- Pet Battle System
- New Talent System
Take a look at the preview video:
In related news, a newly available World of Warcraft annual pass has been revealed, and it will grant access to both Diablo III when it goes live and to Mists of Pandaria. The annual pass also will give subscribers guaranteed access into the Mists of Pandaria beta, as well as a new flying mount, Tyrael’s Charger.
And now onward to some tidbits on Diablo III. The Collector’s edition will have some interesting contents that many fans will be interested in getting their hands on:
- Art Book
- Game Soundtrack
- Behind the scenes blu-ray
- Diablo skull
- Asthetic artifacts
- Soulstone shaped USB containing Diablo II with its expansion Lord of Destruction
- World of Warcraft pet: Fetish Shaman
- Starcraft II Battle.net portaits
So what does everything think of what we’ve seen from BlizzCon 2011 so far? What are you most excited for?
Now that we’ve laid out the basics, keep watch of LoreHound.com for more detailed news as it comes out at BlizzCon 2011.