Blizzard Entertainment registers the domain name ProjectBlackstone.com [UPDATED]

Project Blackstone

Blizzard Entertainment has had quite a bit of activity lately on the domain front.  Earlier this month the company filed a complaint against the owner of HeroesofWarcraft.com.  Then this week, Blizzard registered the name ProjectBlackstone.com (WHOIS).

ProjectBlackstone.com was at one time registered to a resident of Texas, but expired in early 2011 and wasn’t renewed by its original owner.

On November 26, 2012, Blizzard registered the name, as you can see from details of the WHOIS record.

Project Blackstone

It’s unknown what Project Blackstone is destined to be.  At the time of this story, the name doesn’t resolve to a web page.

UPDATE 1 February 6, 2013 - A new teaser site on Battle.Net is teasing narrative elements for the campaign of Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm.  (Project Blackstone via Gamenguide)

Project Blackstone screenshot

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