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20-Oct-2015 Linkin Park Live at BlizzCon® 2015!

Grammy Award–winning rock band Linkin Park is closing out this year’s BlizzCon on Saturday, November 7 . . . and anyone can get a front-row seat from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket! Check out the press release to learn more about Linkin Park's performance and this year's show.

06-Aug-2015 World of Warcraft: Legion Revealed

/A great burning shadow falls over Azeroth once more—World of Warcraft: Legion has been unveiled!

In this dire new chapter of the World of Warcraft saga, the great enemy of the Horde and the Alliance—the demonic Burning Legion—has returned. As destruction rains across Azeroth, its heroes must seek salvation among the ruins of the mythic Broken Isles, ancient seat of a lost night elf civilization—and site of the accursed Tomb of Sargeras, which now serves as a gateway to endless Legion worlds.

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To combat the armies of the Legion, Azeroth’s heroes will need to achieve unprecedented heights of power, securing mighty Artifacts—class-specific, highly customizable weapons forged in the fires of lore. They’ll also join forces with unlikely allies in the form of an all-new hero class, the vengeful Demon Hunter, and unify champions of their cause at their class’s Order Hall. Legion also empowers players to boost one character to level 100, making it so anyone can join the battle against the Legion alongside their friends.

Sign Up for the Beta Test

If you’re interested in opting in for a chance to participate in the Legion beta test later this year, let us know! Simply log in to your account, go to Beta Profile Settings, make sure the Warcraft option is checked, and click Update Preferences. You’re now eligible to be randomly selected for a Legion beta invitation once the testing process begins.
23-Apr-2015 See You at gamescom 2015!

Blizzard will be returning to Cologne, Germany for gamescom 2015 from August 5-9! Come and hang out at our booth, where you’ll be able to play our latest titles, including Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft.

When you’re not gaming, you can watch or take part in one of our fun contests—including our world-famous dance and costume competitions—or just relax and enjoy some epic entertainment.

We look forward to seeing you there!

20-Apr-2015 Heroes of the Storm Launches June 2

It’s already been a jam-packed year for Heroes of the Storm, and now it’s time to rally your fellow heroes and get ready for battle—the portal to the Nexus is about to bust wide open! We’ve just announced that Blizzard’s worlds will collide when Heroes of the Storm officially launches on June 2, following an open beta testing period that begins on May 20.

Heroes of the Storm will launch with more than 30 playable Heroes, over 130 skins, and 14 steadfast mounts, as well as seven dynamic Battlegrounds, each with unique challenges to overcome. And even more content, including Heroes, skins, mounts, and Battlegrounds, is on the way! Over the last year, we’ve also implemented more than 430 different color tints across our Heroes, skins, and mounts to help you customize your look and brawl in style. These color options will continue to be unlockable for free as you play your Heroes and seek to master them on the field of battle. We’ll have even more exciting Heroes developments in the coming months.

Remember that you can still sign up for the open beta via your account.

Upcoming Launch Event

The Nexus is calling. Will you answer? To celebrate the launch of Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard will be holding a unique live-streamed event on June 1 in London. We’ll have more exciting information for you as the event draws near.

No Further Wipes

We won’t be performing any further wipes, so any progress or purchases you’ve made during the closed beta will carry through to the open beta as well as post-launch.

Thank You for Your Continued Feedback

We’ve enjoyed sharing the technical alpha and closed beta with you, and your feedback has helped us make Heroes even more epic. Thank you, as always, to everyone who has shared their thoughts on the game with us so far. We can’t wait to hear more from all of you as we move toward open beta testing in May, and the official launch in June.

Stay tuned for more, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest Heroes of the Storm updates. We’ll see you in the Nexus!

12-Mar-2015 Join the Party at BlizzCon 2015 on November 6 and 7

Blizzard’s ninth BlizzCon gaming convention and community celebration is coming to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2015! Tickets to go on sale in two batches on April 16 and April 18—read the press release and visit for more information, and get ready for two full days of Blizzard games, camaraderie, and epic eSports action.

06-Mar-2015 Blackrock Mountain Coming to Hearthstone
Prepare to test your mettle in Blackrock Mountain, a new magma-filled Adventure coming to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft in April. Like Curse of Naxxramas, Blackrock Mountain will be released one wing per week and feature a slew of bosses to put your card-slinging skills to the test—along with 31 scorching new cards for your collection. Preorders go live on March 20—see the press release for all the details.
11-Feb-2015 Argi Raises More Than $1.9 Million
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of World of Warcraft players around the world who purchased the Argi pet, we’ve raised a total of more than 1.9 million USD to support the ongoing Ebola relief efforts in Africa by the Red Cross. In December, we announced that for every Argi purchased by December 31, 2014, 100% of the adoption fee would be going to assist in aiding in the fight against this deadly disease -- and the community embraced this cute little intergalactic nibbler, helping out a great cause in the process. Thanks again to everyone who helped make a difference.
23-Oct-2014 Watch all the BlizzCon eSports Action!

Are you ready for the biggest Blizzard gaming event of the year? The world’s best World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Hearthstone players have battled their way along the Road to BlizzCon and will soon clash at the final destination—the World Championships at BlizzCon from November 7. This year’s epic show will also host the first ever official Heroes of the Storm Exhibition Tournament, where challengers will compete for honor and glory.

Who will rise above the rest and claim their share of the huge World Championships prize pool? Check out our BlizzCon viewing guide blog for links to our online BlizzCon eSports streams, where you’ll be able to watch all the eSports action as it happens. In addition to the official English-language streams, you can view the streams in other supported languages through one of our community streaming partners. Don’t miss it!

21-Oct-2014 Metallica Performing Live at BlizzCon 2014

We’re thrilled to announce that Metallica will be performing the closing concert at BlizzCon 2014, playing before a sold-out convention crowd on the night of November 8! If you didn’t score tickets to the show, don’t worry—you can still get a front-row seat from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.

BlizzCon is a gaming convention like no other. With developer panels, exclusive interviews, intense eSports tournaments, the legendary Friday night contests, and what’s sure to be an unforgettable concert from Metallica to close out the show on Saturday, this year’s event is one you won’t want to miss.

The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket lets you catch all of the action online, live and in high definition. You’ll also get access to this year’s epic collection of in-game goodies for World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Visit the Shop to order your Virtual Ticket, and check out the press release for more details on Metallica’s performance.

14-Aug-2014 Warlords of Draenor™ Launches 13/11

The Iron Horde is on the march, and the Warlords of Draenor are primed to invade Azeroth on November 13! Steel yourself for the onslaught by watching an arsenal of vicious videos we’ve just unveiled in our recent live-stream event: the Warlords of Draenor opening cinematic, and the first installment of a new animated lore miniseries, Lords of War.

Live Stream Event Replay

If you missed the Warlords of Draenor live-stream event on Thursday, you can check out the replay below. You’ll also hear the WoW developers lay out details on the pre-launch in-game event, the gameplay of the expansion’s dynamic new PvP zone Ashran, and more.

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic

At a pivotal moment in Draenor history, Warsong chieftain Grommash Hellscream challenges destiny and reforges the fate of his people. Witness the rise of the Iron Horde in the newly revealed Warlords of Draenor opening cinematic.

Lords of War: Part 1—Kargath Bladefist

Before you can harbor any hope of defeating the Iron Horde, you must first understand what—and whom—you’re up against. Our new five-part series Lords of War introduces you to some of the major players in the campaign on Draenor—beginning with the sadistic Kargath Bladefist, leader of the Shattered Hand.

Visit in the weeks ahead for more episodes of Lords of War, and arm yourself with the knowledge you need to survive the battle ahead.

And don’t forget you can pre-order Warlords of Draenor now to prepare for the expansion’s November 13 launch. A level-90 character boost is included with your pre-purchase, allowing you to sharpen your skills with a new class—or work out the rust with an old favorite—before all Hellscream breaks loose on Azeroth.