Up on stage at the Citi 2011 Technology Conference last week, Activision Blizzard COO Thomas Tippl told attendees that over the next three years there should be six "proven property" releases from Blizzard.
That doesn't mean six games. It just means six releases, as five of them are going to be expansions: two more add-ons for World of Warcraft (as it would be nearing its tenth birthday), the two remaining campaigns for StarCraft II and one expansion for Diablo III, which should be out before...2014.
The sixth and final release being, of course, Diablo III. So, Blizzard fans, there's your roadmap for the next three years!
Tippl's wording is interesting, as by specifically mentioning "proven property" releases he's not touching on unproven releases. Like, say, the new MMO the company has been working on these past few years.