Diablo III Development Team at gamescom

Blizzard gears up for the big Diablo III announcement at gamescom 2013

Gamescom 2013
The Diablo III team is sending a number of developers and producers to gamescom 2013, along with members of the Community team, including Lylirra. They will be there for events including the big Diablo III announcement press conference, on August 21 at 11:30 AM CEST (5:30 AM Eastern Time).

The Diablo III development team members going to gamescom include:
  • Josh Mosqueira - Game Director
  • Matthew Berger - Senior Level Designer I
  • John Hight - Production Director
  • Kevin Martens - Lead Designer
The press conference with the Diablo III announcement is scheduled for August 21, before gamescom is open to the public on August 22-25. During the public show, there will be community round table meetings for Blizzard's games. Lylirra from the Diablo III community team will be part of a Diablo III: Meet the Community Team event. Attendees can also play Diablo III on the PS3, and meet the team members there.

Every year, gamescom is a great opportunity for Blizzard's Community team to connect with players from all over Europe. That's why we'll have a series of round table meetings during the show to catch up with as many of you as possible and discuss our games.

Seats at these meetings will be strictly limited; you'll need to sign up in advance and receive confirmation to be sure of a space. We'll have five round table meetings during gamescom in Cologne, Germany, each with a specific topic. Times and exact locations will be confirmed with those who get a seat.

Thursday August 22 at 16:30 – 17:30
Diablo III: Meet the Community Team Language: English
Meet and greet Diablo-focused members of the Community team, including Community Manager Lylirra, who'll be visiting Europe from the US office and is looking forward to meeting European Diablo III players.

Friday August 23 at 13:00 – 14:00
Content Creators Meeting Language: English
Do you create video content related to Blizzard games? We'd like to meet with you to discuss what you do, including your ideas for the future and your tips for other content creators. (Please also email us your youtube/twitch channel with your registration submission)

Friday August 23 at 14:30 – 15:30
StarCraft II: Learning Workshop Language: German
This meeting is intended for beginner/intermediate players who are looking to share their experiences, challenges and their best practices with each other and Blizzard Community team members.

Friday August 23 at 16:30 – 17:30
World of Warcraft: Meet the Community Team Language: English
Meet and greet World of Warcraft-focused members of the Community team. We'd like to hear about what you're currently enjoying, as well as things you would like to see addressed in the game or in the wider community.

Saturday August 24 at 15:30 – 16:30
StarCraft II: Meet the Community Team Language: English
Meet and greet StarCraft-focused members of the Community team. We'd like to hear your thoughts on the game, eSports, balance and more.

How To Sign Up

In order to attend one of the round table meetings, you'll first need to sign up by clicking on the appropriate link below. In the email, please add the following information:

  • Full name
  • Battle.net account
  • Brief description of why you would like to join (optional but recommended)

If you don't receive a confirmation from us, then unfortunately we have not been able to find space for you. Please be aware that travel to and entry into gamescom are entirely your own responsibility. More information can be found on the official gamescom site.

Round table meetings scheduled for gamescom 2013:

Thursday August 22 Diablo III: Meet the Community Team Language: English
Friday August 23 StarCraft II: Learning Workshop Language: German
Friday August 23 World of Warcraft: Meet the Community Team Language: English
Friday August 23 Content Creators Meeting Language: English
Saturday August 24 StarCraft II: Meet the Community Team Language: English

You can find out more about Blizzard's presence at gamescom 2013 on our dedicated site.

Blizzard is going to have a big presence at gamescom 2013, between announcements, panels and workshops around the main Blizzard games. This brings a bit of the spirit of BlizzCon to Europe, for all the European Blizzard fans.

Read on for more info about Diablo III at gamescom.

Drop by the Blizzard booth at gamescom 2013 and you’ll have the chance to prove your worth in the Burning Hells – Diablo III is not only on PC, but also on PlayStation 3 for the first time in Europe ahead of its release on September 3!

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Reforged for the console experience, Diablo III on PlayStation 3 brings co-operative demon-slaying to a whole new level. Bring your friends and get settled on our comfy sofas – but don’t relax too much, because humanity needs you to battle the legions of evil. Curious to find out how the famous, frantic mouse-clicking experience of Diablo on PC works on console? Now’s your chance to find out!

That’s not all the Diablo-related entertainment you can expect at gamescom. We’ve got live music performances featuring songs in the theme of – and directly taken from – our games. Check our schedule to make sure you catch the shows.

The world-renowned Blizzard costume contest takes place on our stage on Saturday August 24, and last year the winning costume was a terrific female barbarian outfit. Will we see another Diablo-themed winner this year? Only time will tell – be in the crowd to find out who’s going to win a trip for two to this year’s BlizzCon in reward for their mighty efforts.

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And finally, if you’d like to meet some of the Diablo development team and grab their signatures for your collection, we’ve got several signing sessions scheduled throughout the event. Bring along a favorite memento to be signed, or pick up one of the free cards.

Check out the full schedule for all the timings – we hope to see you there!

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