2009 Warcraft® Regional Finals Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 11th, 2009

PARIS, France -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today confirmed details for the upcoming Warcraft® Regional Finals that will be held between the 26th and 28th of June at the KOMED MediaPark, Cologne. Over recent months, World of Warcraft® 3v3 Arena teams and Warcraft III players across Europe and North America have been climbing their respective qualifying ladders, battling each other for a spot at the Regional Finals.

At the Regional Finals tournament, the top competitors from both North America and Europe will come together in a clash to determine who will advance to the Global Finals. In the end two North American Arena teams, two European Arena teams, two Warcraft III players from North America, and three Warcraft III players from Europe will advance to the Global Finals, which will be held at BlizzCon 2009 this August 21 and 22 in Anaheim, California.

Gamers who are not competing in the contest are welcome to attend, witness the fast-paced action live on stage, and cheer their favorite players on to victory.

For more information or to check out the event videos and galleries from last year’s finals, head to the official Warcraft Regional Finals 2009 website at http://eu.blizzard.com/rf09.

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About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, 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 eleven #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 users.

For press inquiries, please contact Jonnie Bryant in Blizzard Entertainment public relations at jbryant@blizzard.com or +44 (0)2 03 0601 081

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