Blizzard Entertainment have today announced that the second batch of tickets for its BlizzCon event will go on sale tomorrow, May 30, at 10am PDT (about 2am GMT). Tickets will cost $125 (about £78) and can be bought via the official site at

"The ticket-purchase process uses the online Blizzard Store and requires an active account. Anyone who does not have an active account can create one at To streamline the ticket-purchase process this year, the company has made upgrades to the Blizzard Store, including a first-come, first-served queue system and a fixed time limit for completing purchases. Once purchased, the tickets will need to be printed out and brought to the convention to allow entry. The first batch of tickets for this year's event went on sale on May 16, and sold out in less than an hour.

Due to its popularity last year, the DIRECTV BlizzCon Pay Per View event will return in 2009, available to existing DIRECTV customers for $39.95 USD. The event will again deliver a minimum of eight hours of live HD coverage from the show floor on each day of the convention, including exclusive interviews, demos, and more. In addition, gamers around the world who are unable to attend BlizzCon will for the first time be able to purchase the Pay Per View event as an Internet stream, also priced at $39.95 USD (pricing and availability may vary by region). DIRECTV customers who order the televised event will receive this Internet stream at no extra charge, allowing them to watch in the format of their choice. Anyone who orders the event will also receive this year's BlizzCon-exclusive World of Warcraft in-game item. "

More details about BlizzCon can be found at