Show everyone in Azeroth that you're serious about account security with man's (and orc's) best friend! Beginning today, any World of Warcraft player who protects his or her Battle.net account using either a Blizzard Authenticator or the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator will get their very own in-game Core Hound Pup, a fiery and feisty guard-dog pet. Adopting this molten mutt is easy: If you've got any kind of Authenticator attached to your account, you'll find your new canine companion waiting for you the next time you log in.
We've also just released a new Blizzard Authenticator token featuring a Core Hound-themed look and design. Click here to order one through the online Blizzard Store. For more information on account security and the various Authenticator options available to you, check out our Account Security and Authenticator pages.
We are pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be attending the EPS Finals that will take place from Saturday 12th until Sunday 13th in Cologne, Germany,
The 15th Season of the ESL Pro Series is coming to an end so don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend these action packed finals where you can watch some of the greatest Warcraft III players challenge and push each other to the very limit in order to win the tournament.
Additionally, you will have the chance to meet some of the members of the Blizzard Community Team who will be attending the event as they offer you the chance to play the highly anticipated real-time strategy game, StarCraft II, and the massive multiplayer online game, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.
When: 12th – 13th of December
Where: EXPO XXI in Cologne
Opening Times: Saturday from 13:00 to 00:00 – Sunday from 11:30 to 18:00
You will find more information regarding the EPS Finals on the ESL website.
Blizzard Entertainment showcased StarCraft II at the G-Star electronics exhibition this year in Busan, Korea. We had a great time meeting so many of our players and fans during the four-day show, and wanted to share some pictures from our booth at the event.
On December 11-13, the Intel Extreme Masters Continental Finals will feature the top eight World of Warcraft teams from America duking it out for $15,000 cash in Edmonton, Canada.After two grueling qualification stages, only the most ambitious of combatants remain. The lineup will feature: compLexity, Fnatic.WoW, CheckSix Gaming, SK Gaming USA, Evil Geniuses, Loaded.Wow, and two teams yet to be determined. See who will emerge victorious and claim the coveted prizes.
You can find all of the details for the event, including a more in-depth look at the teams and how to watch the stream here.
Fall of the Lich King, the latest World of Warcraft content update, is now live! The heroes of the Horde and the Alliance have faced unimaginable horrors and suffered terrible losses in their desperate struggle against the Scourge. Now the time has come to break through the fortified gates of Icecrown Citadel and confront the Lich King in the frozen heart of his domain. Check out the trailer now, or check out our Fall of the Lich King page or official patch notes for more information.
Looking for the perfect gift for an epic holiday season? Then look no further than this limited-edition, gift-box set, available exclusively from Blizzard Europe's Online Store. As winter sets in, this Frostmourne insulated mug and key chain set will prepare you for the chilly days ahead. The treasure encased in this dark, sturdy box will keep your hot drinks hot, cold drinks cold and provide you with a wicked Frostmourne keychain to hold your Blizzard Authenticator securely and stylishly. Get the Frostmourne Set now, only at Blizzard Europe's Online Store.
From the 26th to the 29th of November, the city of Jönköping in Sweden opened its arms to the world's largest LAN party – DreamHack Winter! Thousands of gamers poured through the doors to sample DreamHack's many attractions, including the Blizzard booth. Visitors to our booth were able to sample not only the forthcoming World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion, but also the highly anticipated StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
Check out our recap of this great event at our DreamHack event site!
Become a fan of Warcraft on Facebook today and get a constant feed of news, videos, events, contests and more. Once you join, you will be able to interact with fellow gamers, comment on updates, ask questions, and share gamer tips. We have big plans in store for our Facebook community, including dedicated groups for StarCraft and Diablo coming soon to Europe, so get connected and enjoy the ride through Blizzard’s social media universe. In addition to our game feeds you can also become a fan of Blizzard on Facebook and receive updates on our company, other games, licensed products, press releases, job openings, events, and more.
At the IgroMir Game Show which took place in November in Moscow, Russia, Chris Sigaty, Lead Producer for StarCraft II, met the Blizzard Community Team to answer some questions from the fans. Check out the full interview here!