World of Warcraft Annual Pass Terms of Use


This is a limited time offer which commences on March 13, 2012, and ends on May 1, 2012.

Offer void where prohibited or restricted by law. To receive a license to play the a standard edition version of Diablo III, and an opportunity to download a standard edition version of Diablo® III for free from Blizzard Entertainment S.A.S. (‘Blizzard Entertainment’) via the participant’s Battle.net account, as well as the ‘Tyrael’s Charger’, World of Warcraft in-game mount and the opportunity to participate in the beta test for the next World of Warcraft expansion, you must: (i) be a resident of a country located in Europe; (ii) be of the age of majority in your country of residence on or before March 13, 2012; (iii) have registered a World of Warcraft Account with Blizzard Entertainment, or have added a World of Warcraft license to a Battle.net Account which you registered with Blizzard Entertainment on or before March 13, 2012; (iv) you must register, or have previously registered a Battle.net account with Blizzard Entertainment (‘Account’), and provide Blizzard with a valid credit card, or have set up a direct debit payment method, which can be used by you to purchase World of Warcraft subscription game time on a recurring basis to participate in this offer; (v) not have any chargebacks initiated by you against payments made on the Account or any World of Warcraft account registered with Blizzard; and (vi) agree to maintain the World of Warcraft license associated with this offer fully paid up and in good standing with Blizzard Entertainment for a twelve (12) month period beginning on the day you sign up for the offer (the ‘Twelve Month Commitment’). Blizzard Entertainment accepts no responsibility for registrations which, due to a technical error or any other reason, are not delivered or which are delayed.

Note that any World of Warcraft subscription game time currently existing on your Account as of the day you sign up for the offer, will be credited towards the Twelve Month Commitment, and any World of Warcraft subscription game time purchased and redeemed, or earned through promotions, or otherwise provided to you by Blizzard Entertainment during the Twelve Month Commitment, will be credited towards the Twelve Month Commitment. Provided you fulfill the requirements stated herein, if you obtain a Diablo III Collector’s Edition version of Diablo III and add the license to the Account during the Twelve Month Commitment, four (4) months of World of Warcraft game time will be added to your Account. If your World of Warcraft subscription lapses during the Twelve Month Commitment, or if you fail to make any required payments or timely payments, Blizzard may, in its sole discretion, terminate your participation in this offer, including, without limitation, a termination of your license to play Diablo III. 25 year game time cards issued to employees of Blizzard Entertainment may not be used to meet the Twelve Month Commitment required by this offer.

Provided that you fulfill the requirements stated herein, Blizzard Entertainment will: (i) Upon the release of World of Warcraft Patch 4.3.0 to the public EU World of Warcraft servers, add a Tyrael’s Charger mount to your Account; (ii) upon the EU retail launch of Diablo III in your country of residence, add a standard edition Diablo III retail license to your Account, and provide a link where you may download a standard edition version of Diablo III; and (iii) flag the Account so that you will automatically receive an invite to the beta test for the next World of Warcraft expansion product. Note that the standard edition Diablo III retail license that will be added to your Account will be consistent with the regional World of Warcraft license that you selected to use to participate in this offer.

Minimum purchase amount (subscription fee for the 12 months World of Warcraft game time) necessary to qualify for the DIABLO III OFFER. Does not include tax. No adjustments will be made on prior sales. LIMIT ONE FREE STANDARD VERSION OF THE STANDARD EDITION DIABLO III PRODUCT LICENSE AND ONE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BETA TEST FOR THE NEXT WORLD OF WARCRAFT EXPANSION PER ACCOUNT. Eligible participants who have multiple World of Warcraft licenses associated with the participant’s Account may participate in the offer for more than one of their World of Warcraft licenses and will receive one (1) standard edition Diablo III license that will be added to their Account, one (1) opportunity to participate in the beta test for the next World of Warcraft expansion, and a World of Warcraft in-game mount for each World of Warcraft license for which the participant has agreed to the Twelve Month Commitment. No substitutions or cash equivalents. This offer is only valid through the Battle.net online gaming platform, located at www.battle.net. Participants bear costs of the Internet connection.

Blizzard Entertainment is liable in accordance with statutory law (i) for damages arising as result of an injury to life, limb and/or health; (ii) in case of intent; (iii) in case of gross negligence; and/or (iv) in case Blizzard Entertainment is in breach of the requirements of the German Product Liability Act. Without limiting the aforementioned, Blizzard Entertainment may only be liable for slight negligence in cases of a breach of a ‘material’ contractual obligation in these terms and conditions. ‘Material’ obligations in this sense are obligations that are necessary for the fulfillment of the contract comprised by these terms and conditions, the breach of which would jeopardize the purpose of this contract and the compliance with which you may generally trust in. In such cases, the liability will be limited to the typical and foreseeable damages; in other cases Blizzard Entertainment shall not be liable for slight negligence.