Metallica to play BlizzCon 2014

Corporate metal band Metallica will close the show at this year’s BlizzCon, the annual celebration of all things Blizzard taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California next month.

“We’re thrilled to have Metallica blowing out our speakers at BlizzCon this year,” said Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime. “After two full days of epic gaming and intense eSports action, an earth-shaking concert is the perfect sendoff for everyone at the show and watching from home.”

As well as showcasing panels and events for the company’s roster of games, Blizzard’s annual jamboree has also been traditionally used as a vehicle to announce new games and expansions. Will we hear anything concrete on the recently teased Overwatch project?

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  • 21 Oct 2014 16:41:00 +0100