Updated: Below are some new Diablo III screenshots from the BlizzCon press kit, including one featuring three Wizards.

Blizzard's CEO Mike Morhaime has today announced a new character class for Diablo III at the opening ceremony of BlizzCon in Los Angeles.

The new class will be the Wizard, who will join the Barbarian and Witch Doctor in Blizzard's eagerly awaited sequel.

No further information has been released at this time, however we will bring you video from the Diablo III class panel later today.