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21-May-2011 BlizzCon Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
Just in case 21 May isn't circled on your calendar, here's a quick reminder that BlizzCon 2011 tickets will be going on sale Saturday at 19:00 CEST -- keep your eye on the ticket sales page tomorrow for the chance to get yours. If you are unable to purchase tickets tomorrow, a second batch will go on sale Thursday, 26 May at 04:00 CEST. In addition, tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County will go on sale Saturday, May 28 at 19:00 CEST. For those unable to attend the show, in-depth coverage of BlizzCon will also be available through the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, which is offered as a multi-channel Internet stream and also via DIRECTV in the United States.

BlizzCon 2011 will take place 21 and 22 October at the Anaheim Convention Center, and tickets cost $175 USD each. Tickets to the BlizzCon Benefit Dinner cost $500 USD each and include BlizzCon admission. For further information, check out the official BlizzCon site.

Click here to go to the BlizzCon 2011 ticket sales page.
18-May-2011 Devil’s Due Poster Contest
The newest StarCraft novel, Devil's Due by Christie Golden, continues the story of Jim Raynor and Tychus Findlay following the previous novel Heaven's Devils which saw the duo stand against the corruption of the Confederacy and branded as outlaws.

Now we ask you to put your pen to paper, brush to canvas, or stylus to tablet, and dream up what a wanted poster would look like for these two antiheros. Check out our Devil’s Due Poster contest page for more information!
17-May-2011 Introducing the Followers
In Diablo III, going it alone is a valid option... but it's not always the safest one. Fortunately, there are others in Sanctuary willing to risk life and limb to strike out at the nightmares sweeping the land. Head over to our new followers page to meet three such companions: Kormac the Templar, Lyndon the Scoundrel, and Eirena the Enchantress. While you represent Sanctuary’s greatest hope for salvation, it never hurts to have a friend watching your back.
13-May-2011 Intergalactic Special Offer – Save 10€/£10 on StarCraft II

Don’t miss your chance to purchase StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty for yourself or a friend and save 10€/£10! This sale is available to all European account holders directly from Blizzard until May 23. Click here to buy online and discover the fastest-selling real-time strategy game of all time.

10-May-2011 Arena Pass Registration Is Now Open!
Gather your teammates and prepare to fight for fame, fortune and glory in the 2011 World of Warcraft Arena Pass. Registration for the Arena Pass is currently open to all owners of European World of Warcraft accounts upgraded to Cataclysm. By registering for the 2011 Arena Pass, players will be able to create three ready-made level 85 characters of any available race/class combination with access to top-notch armor, weapons, accessories and enhancements. Those who prove themselves in the arena can win a special in-game pet and, for the best of the best, the title "Vanquisher!"
05-May-2011 Try World of Warcraft Remote for Free!
Between now and May 10, players will be able to access both features of World of Warcraft Remote -- Remote Guild Chat and the Remote Auction House -- for free. The Remote Auction House allows players to place bids, post auctions, collect their hard-earned gold, and more from a supported mobile device or the World of Warcraft website.

Beginning May 11, players will need a subscription to World of Warcraft Remote to access both of these features. If you already have World of Warcraft Remote, we’ve got you covered -- current subscribers who signed up for the service before May 4 will automatically receive an additional seven days of World of Warcraft Remote subscription time for free.

Time is money, friends -- so start buying, selling, and chatting up a Maelstrom!
03-May-2011 Cenarion Hatchling for Japan Earthquake Relief
Introducing the latest World of Warcraft companion up for adoption in the online Pet Store: the wild and noble Cenarion Hatchling! This little critter is the twin of the rare Hippogryph Hatchling pet players could randomly encounter in the first World of Warcraft Trading Card Game set, Heroes of Azeroth -- and he's emerged from the forests of Azeroth to lend a helping talon to some friends in need. For every Cenarion Hatchling purchased between now and July 31, 100% of the €10 adoption fee will be donated to support earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan.

To learn more about the Pet Store, please visit the Pet Store FAQ.
02-May-2011 Darkmoon Faire Heads To Cologne!
On May 7 and 8, the Darkmoon Faire will be taking place in Cologne, Germany. Players of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game will meet up to test their decks against each other in a series of tournaments sponsored by Cryptozoic. In addition to tournaments for everyone from novice to adept, there will be many other live events taking place. For more information, head over to the Darkmoon Faire: Cologne information page. If you are unable to make it, you can follow the event remotely at the WoW TCG live coverage site.

When and where:
May 7 - 8, 2011
Messe Köln - Halle 2
Messeplatz 1, Eingang Süd
50679 Cologne, Germany

Tickets to the event can be purchased here. We look forward to seeing you there!
29-Apr-2011 BlizzCast 16 on World of Warcraft Patch 4.2
We're excited to present the first-ever video BlizzCast, now in beautiful full-motion 2D! (Don't forget to wear your 2D glasses.) We've also jam-packed this episode with juicy information on World of Warcraft patch 4.2. Rob sits down with Game Director Tom Chilton to find out what the patch is all about, Lead Quest Designer Dave Kosak lays out info on the new Firelands quest hub, and Lead Content Designer Cory Stockton spits and flows on Ragnaros and the upcoming raid content.

Head over to the BlizzCast site to download the video. We also have an mp3 audio version available if you prefer to digest your BlizzCasts the old-fashioned way.
28-Apr-2011 Remote Guild Chat Now on Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch
Remote Guild Chat is now available for Android™ mobile devices, iPhone®, and iPod touch®! The Remote Guild Chat feature lets you stay in touch with your guildmates wherever you go:
  • Read and contribute to your guild’s in-game chat channel in real time
  • Participate in one-on-one conversations with members of your guild
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  • View the members of your guild who are currently online
For a limited time, both Android and iPhone/iPod touch users can access the Remote Guild Chat feature without a subscription to World of Warcraft Remote. This free preview is currently available on all North American, European, and Korean World of Warcraft realms.

After the free preview period ends, players will need to have a subscription to World of Warcraft Remote in order to continue using the feature. We'll announce the end of the free preview period in the near future -- keep an eye on the official World of Warcraft website for further details.

To access Remote Guild Chat, players will need to download the free World of Warcraft Remote app for Android (formerly known as the Remote Auction House app) or the free World of Warcraft Mobile Armory app iPhone and iPod touch.

To learn more about World of Warcraft Remote, which also grants you full access to the Remote Auction House, visit the World of Warcraft Remote page, or go here to subscribe.

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