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19-May-2010 BlizzCon 2010 Tickets On Sale June 2 and June 5

Tickets to this year's BlizzCon gaming convention, being held on October 22 and 23 in Anaheim, California, will go on sale worldwide on Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Pacific time for $150 each, with a second block of tickets going on sale Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific time (June 3 at 4 a.m. and June 5 at 7 p.m. Paris time).

For those unable to attend, DIRECTV will once again be televising BlizzCon in high definition as a Pay Per View event, featuring coverage from the show floor, exclusive interviews, demos, and more. In addition, players around the world will be able to purchase the Pay Per View event as a multichannel Internet stream, allowing viewers online to switch between coverage of multiple panels and activities during the show.

Check out the press release for further details, and head over to or the online Blizzard Store on June 2 or June 5 to buy your tickets.

17-May-2010 Warcraft III 2010 Invitational Ladder Concludes
The Warcraft III 2010 invitational ladder has now ended. The top-six-ranked players from each invitational ladder will advance to join the top two performers per region from last year’s tournament to compete in the regional finals. Please refer to the FAQ and Rules pages for information and guidelines about this year’s competition. Good luck and thank you for participating!
14-May-2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces from the Warcraft universe.
11-May-2010 WoW Magazine #2: Doom Is Near!
The second issue of the World of Warcraft Official Magazine is winging its way to subscribers' mailboxes now. It features a spectacular high-quality, double-foldout cover depicting Deathwing in battle with Alexstrasza.

Inside you'll find a guide to Azeroth's dragons, a look at the lore of the titans, an interview with the development team behind the game's quests, expert advice from top raiding guilds and PvPers, and much more.

For a sneak preview of some of this issue's articles and info on how to subscribe, head over to
07-May-2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces from the Warcraft universe.
06-May-2010 Pre-Order StarCraft II and Get a Beta Key!

We’re pleased to announce that, for a limited time, selected retailers are offering access to the StarCraft II beta for customers who pre-order the full game! Go to our dedicated page to find the latest list of selected pre-order retailers. Please note this offer is valid until May 17th, and is subject to the conditions of the beta and participating retailers.

06-May-2010 Blizzard in Polish!

In keeping with our effort to grow and support our global gaming community, we’re happy to announce that is now available in the Polish language! Visit po polsku. Do diabła, najwyższy czas!*

*Hell, it's about time!

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.