NEW GAME SERVERS DEPLOYED IN AUSTRALIA IN PREPARATION FOR DIABLO® III: REAPER OF SOULS™
Sydney, Australia—March 20, 2014—Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to announce the deployment of local Diablo® III game servers in Australia and New Zealand to coincide with the launch of Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ on March 25, 2014. This new infrastructure should result in a smoother gameplay experience for local players.
“We’ve listened to community feedback and set a goal of improving the game experience for Diablo players in Australia and New Zealand,” said Paul Sams, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment. “By deploying local game servers to the region in time for the release of Reaper of Souls, we aim to make slaying demons more fun—for the heroes, at least. Malthael’s in for a world of hurt.”
Reaper of Souls, the upcoming expansion to Diablo III, opens a dark and terrifying new chapter in the ongoing conflict over the mortal realm of Sanctuary. For more information about Reaper of Souls, visit http://www.diablo3.com/reaper.
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 sixteen #1-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.
*Based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.