In association with Direct TV, which is offering the service of beaming this year’s BlizzCon straight into your homes, Australia-based TV companies Foxtel, Austar and Optus are now also offering the service. People who subscribe will also receive the WoW Polar Bear Mount (with Murloc passenger), that BlizzCon attendees will be entitled to.

    Through a partnership with FOXTEL’s MAINEVENT, BlizzCon 2008 will be televised LIVE for the first time ever in Australia, letting gamers watch BlizzCon who are unable to attend the convention. The Pay Per View event will deliver a minimum of eight hours of coverage from the show floor on each day of BlizzCon, including the opening ceremony, main stage presentations, exclusive interviews, demos, tournament coverage, and more.

    MAINEVENT Package Includes:

    [*]Over 8 hours of LIVE coverage (a minimum of 16 hours in total if both days are purchased).
    [*]Exclusive interviews and commentary.
    [*]Main stage presentations including opening ceremony.
    [*]Select panels featuring Blizzard Entertainment developers.
    [*]Tournament coverage and team highlights.
    [*]PLUS If you order both Event days you can register to receive the BlizzCon 2008 World of Warcraft in-game polar bear mount with mounted, flag-waving murloc. Full details of how to register will be posted on October 11, 2008.

    (Please note Event contents are at the discretion of Blizzcon and DirecTV and are subject to change.)

    FOXTEL – $14.95 inc. GST

    OPTUS – $14.95 inc. GST

    AUSTAR – $14.95 inc. GST

    Read more at mainevent.com

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