PHILIPPINES, 22 MARCH 2012 – Following Blizzard Entertainment®’s announcement revealing the official May 15 release date and the start of pre-orders for their highly anticipated action role-playing game Diablo® III, IP E-Game Ventures Inc., an official Blizzard games distributor in Southeast Asia (SEA) is announcing that pre-orders for Diablo III in the Philippines have begun.
Diablo III preorder already started last March 16 in the Philippines at a retail price of PhP 3,145.00 at IP E-Game Venture Inc.'s retail partners: iTech, Datablitz, Brochiere, PCHub, PCQuest, and Digital Hub. For the latest official announcements from Blizzard Entertainment about Diablo III, please visit http://us.battle.net/d3/en
For the latest news on the Diablo III preorders, launch events and promotions in SEA, please visit www.e-games.com.ph/diablo3
Diablo III will be launched and available at all retail outlets on May 15.
IP E-Game Ventures Inc. (IP e-Games):
IP E-Game Ventures Inc. (IP e-Games) is a publicly listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE: EG) which operates the online gaming business of technology conglomerate IPVG Corp. (PSE: IP). IP e-Games is ranked as the leading online games publisher in the Philippines and holds top MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) titles such as RAN Online and CABAL Online. The casual games of IP E-Games are published under X-Play Online Games Inc. (X-Play), a joint venture company between IP E-Games and GMA New Media Inc. (GMA NMI), the digital arm of GMA Network Inc. (GMA7). X-Play publishes the no.1 online dance game Audition Dance Battle, MMO First person shooter Point Blank, and online rhythm game Bandmaster. IP E-Games strategic minority investors include the Philippine Star Group and E-Store Exchange (an affiliate of GMA7). For more information, visit www..e-games.com.ph
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft® and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes 13 number one selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.