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06-May-2010 Connect With Your Friends Using Real ID

We've just released a new preview of our upcoming Real ID feature, a new, optional way to connect with your friends on the revamped When you and a friend agree to become Real ID friends, you'll have access to a number of options designed to enrich your social gaming experience, including cross-game chat, broadcast messages, the ability to keep in contact with your friends without having to keep track of their different characters across realms or across games, and much more. Check out our new Real ID page here.

06-May-2010 Facebook Integration
The action taking place on the battlefield is just one part of the StarCraft II experience -- we're also working to make sure that you can easily connect, communicate, and play with your friends. To help accomplish that, the new version of will offer integration with Facebook. This new functionality will start off by allowing you to quickly import Facebook friends into your friends list, and additional features will be added over time. For more information, check out the official announcement.
03-May-2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty in Stores July 27

The time for galactic warfare is almost at hand. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will warp into stores throughout the world starting on July 27, and the epic conflict between the protoss, terrans, and zerg will take up right where it left off in StarCraft: Brood War. See the press release for further details, and prepare yourself for battle.

30-Apr-2010 New Concept Art

Our Blizzard Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces from the Warcraft universe.

29-Apr-2010 Poll: Could you beat David Kim in a 1v1?

This weeks' StarCraft II poll asks you what could be considered the most important question of all. Could you beat David Kim in a 1v1? Let us know!

26-Apr-2010 New Concept Art Gallery

We're pleased to announce the grand opening of our new Concept Art gallery, highlighting the myriad characters, environments, and other artwork we create during the development of our games. We plan to update this page regularly with a wide variety of never-before-seen pieces of art reaching all the way back to Blizzard's early days, so be sure to check back often!

26-Apr-2010 FigurePrints Busts Now Available

FigurePrints is now offering FigurePrints Busts, the latest in its line of custom character statues. By focusing on the character’s head and shoulders, the busts are able to show greater detail in those areas than the original FigurePrints, and provide an impressive keepsake of your character wearing his or her latest and greatest gear. Busts are available for €59.95, and can be ordered now at the FigurePrints website.

22-Apr-2010 Arena Pass Registration Is Now Open!

We’re pleased to announce that the 2010 Arena Pass service is now open. This service, available to all players with a European World of Warcraft account, will give access to our special Arena Pass realm, designed to give you the perfect platform to prove your competitive abilities.

Players on this realm will have the freedom to equip pre-made level 80 characters with gear of their choosing, including the latest Wrathful Gladiator Season 8 items.

Face enough challengers, and you will receive the exclusive Murkimus bind-on-account pet. The very best Arena teams will contend for the exclusive “Vanquisher” title, bringing great fame to their high-level characters on their home realms.

Sign up on our Arena Pass registration page and get ready for the most exciting Arena matches of your life! For more information on the 2010 Arena Pass service, check out the Terms of Use, FAQ, and Arena Pass forum.

22-Apr-2010 StarCraft II Twitter Exposure Contest Round 2

We are happy to announce the second round of our StarCraft II Twitter Exposure Contest! As we venture into the final week, round one winners will be contacted while entries for round two make their way around the internet. In order to win a StarCraft II Beta Key, all you need to do is to dig around for a cool or interesting StarCraft II news or blog post, and tweet about it. For more information, please visit our StarCraft II Twitter Exposure Contest page here!