BlizzCon 2008 is offering a free pay-per-view package to new DirecTV subscribers for its upcoming World of Warcraft tournament starting at 1:30 p.m. on October 10, 2008, and 2 p.m. EST on October 11, 2008, broadcasting live from the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA (USA).
The DirecTV special promotion can be subscribed to only through the BlizzCon website and is available only to those living in the United States that subscribe to service before September 30, 2008, and activate it before October 9, 2008.
Current DirectTV subscribers can purchase the package which includes both days for $39.95 beginning September 28, 2008.
The package would offer more than 16 hours of coverage to include:
- Exclusive interviews and commentaries
- Tournament coverage
- Team highlights
- Opening ceremony
- Costume contest
- Live bands
- Select panels featuring Blizzard Entertainment developers
Those who subscribe through the BlizzCon site will receive a free code to receive a World of Warcraft in-game polar bear mount complete with a flag-waving murloc.