finally announced a release date. On May 15th, the gates of hell are set to be smashed open. If you're too eager with joy, you can digitally pre-purchase the full game on Battle.net and be ready for when the servers go live. Tristram will be waiting for, and as you select one of 5 insane classes (Barbarian, Monk, Demon Hunter, Witch Doctor, Wizard) and set out on an epic quest to uncover the secrets of the fallen star. As you uncover knowledge of the mystery from the sky, you will become much closer to saving the land of Sanctuary. Blizzard made sure to mention that if you're interested in buying Diablo 3, and are still playing World of Warcraft, you can pick up the annual pass. This will entitle you to an annual 1-year commitment for play, an exclusive in-game mount, and the chance to participate in the WoW: Mists of Pandaria beta testing. If you're itching for the annual pass check it out here. Make sure you visit before May 1, when they will stop offering If you're itching to see Blizzard's full press release, check it out here, and if you're finger is already rapidly clicking in preparation, you might want to go ahead and pre-purchase here. Just make sure you have a battle.net account. Let the countdown begin!