Mists of Pandaria launch events planned, Chinese release confirmed

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that they will be hosting a special launch event for Mists of Pandaria the evening before it launches on September 25, 2012.

Beginning at 9pm Pacific Time at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, California, Blizzard will be hosting an evening of presentations, entertainment, giveaways, and special guests as eager fans converge to celebrate the birth of a new land in Azeroth.

Members of Blizzard's crew will also be on-hand at launch events in US, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and Taiwan. You can check out the official list here.

It was also announced today that Blizzard has gained permission to publish Mists of Pandaria in China, which will gain them access to hundreds of millions of potential customers.

Andrew Groen

Andrew is a freelance video game journalist, writing for sites like Wired and GamesRadar. Andrew has also written a book called EMPIRES OF EVE: A History of the Great Wars of EVE Online.