Blizzard have now announced that the release date for Diablo 3 is going to be May 15th 2012. World of Warcraft players can still get Diablo 3 for free when purchasing the WoW annual pass.

Beginning May 15, players around the world will be able to return to Tristram to discover the dark secrets of a fallen star and begin their quest to save Sanctuary from the impending demonic invasion. To secure your place as a barbarian, monk, demon hunter, witch doctor, or wizard right now, simply log in to your Battle.net account, and then purchase and download* Diablo III, and you’ll be ready to play when the game launches.

Read the full notice and get the preorder link from the Diablo III blog.

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