Just for Fun: Diablo III Release Date. While Blizzard exists, 1) Diablo III will come out at least 8 ~ 12 years later from the Release date of D2: LOD. 2) Make that 2009 in the earliest. 3) StarCraft Ghost comes out in Jun 2004. 4) World Of WarCraft + Expansion Set needs to come out before StarCraft II a) Give WOW 1 Year and 6 months from now to be released => Jun 2005. b) StarCraft II announced in 2005. c) WOW Exp comes out in Jun 2006. ** Vivendi faces serious financial problems in 2006 *** Blizzard forced to disband in 2007 because of Vivendi and Staff Poaching. If Blizzard doesn't disband, 5) StarCraft II + Expansion Set needs to come out before "UNannounced Blizzard Project". a) StarCraft II released in 2008. b) UNannounced Blizzard Project confirmed by Blizzard in 2008 c) StarCraft Exp comes out in Jun 2009. d) Diablo III announced in 2009. Yah! 6) UNannounced Blizzard Project released in 2011. 7) Diablo III slated for Release in 2012. a) WarCraft IV announced in 2012. 8) Blizzard disbands in 2013. 13 is an unlucky number.