During its third quarter 2012 results earnings call, Blizzard detailed future plans for its Diablo and StarCraft franchises. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime announced that an expansion pack to Diablo III is currently in development, but gave no time frame on its date of release. Meanwhile, Blizzard announced that the next entry to the StarCraft II saga, Heart of the Swarm, is expected to release the first half of 2013.
Activision Blizzard also revealed that Diablo III, which launched earlier this year, has sold over 10 million copies, while StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has sold 6 million since its 2010 launch. More details for both are expected to arrive at BlizzCon 2013.