Blizzard has always been one of those "when it's done" developers, not giving fans a new game to play with until it's been properly tested and readied for a trouble-free launch. That's why it's surprising -- in a good way! -- to hear Activision Blizzard COO Thomas Tippi promising no fewer than six new games over the next three years.
Tippi confirmed the plans in an appearance last week at the Citi 2011 Technology Conference, according to GameSpot. The six releases are all considered to be "proven" properties.
Four of the six releases will be two expansion packs apiece for World of Warcraft and StarCraft II, according to Tippi. Diablo III is number five, of course. Number six isn't confirmed, but it sounds like the plan is for an expansion to the next Diablo game.
GameSpot rightly notes that the "proven property" angle leaves the door open for potential new franchise launches. Blizzard has been working on a massively multiplayer online role-playing game called Titan, and there's still room for that one to surface by its rumored fall 2013 release.