I can't go but I'm a huge fan so I might try it:
DIRECTV Delivers Unprecedented Event Access to Sold-Out BlizzCon™ 2008
DIRECTV's Live BlizzCon 2008 Pay Per View Event Is Free To Customers Who Sign Up for DIRECTV by Sep. 30
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2008 - BlizzCon™ 2008, Blizzard Entertainment®'s sold-out gaming convention celebrating the global player communities that surround its Warcraft®, Diablo®, and StarCraft® game universes, will be televised live in HD on Oct. 10 and 11 as a pay per view package available exclusively to DIRECTV customers nationwide.
DIRECTV is currently running a special promotion - available through the BlizzCon website (http://www.blizzcon.com/dtv
) - offering the pay per view event free to new customers who sign up for DIRECTV by Sep. 30, 2008. Current DIRECTV customers will be able to order the event beginning Sept. 28 for $39.95.
In addition, DIRECTV customers who purchase the pay per view event or get it as part of the special promotion will also receive an exclusive in-game polar bear mount, complete with a BlizzCon-flag-waving murloc, for the World of Warcraft character they play.
"This first-ever BlizzCon pay per view event is an exciting option for Blizzard gamers across the country," said Steven Roberts, senior vice president, New Media and Business Development, DIRECTV, Inc. "For the first time, they don't have to rely on the Internet to get the inside scoop on the convention. Viewers will feel like they are actually walking the show floor as they watch live coverage of the event from DIRECTV in HD. We are happy to be partnering with Blizzard Entertainment and to televise one of the most highly anticipated gaming conventions of the year exclusively to DIRECTV customers nationwide."
This DIRECTV-produced pay per view event will deliver more than 16 hours of live HD coverage from the show floor spanning both days of the convention, including exclusive interviews, demonstrations and more. The live coverage, broadcast from the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., will air Oct. 10 and 11 on DIRECTV channels 97 (HD) and 120 (SD).
For more information on how to order the DIRECTV BlizzCon 2008 pay per view event please visit www.blizzcon.com
or call 1-800-728-9375.