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29-Jul-2010 Blizzard Is Hiring!

Have you ever dreamed of working with the games you love? Now’s your chance! Blizzard Entertainment is recruiting knowledgeable, talented people to join our growing team of Customer Service Representatives. The right candidates will receive a competitive salary, a range of benefits, career growth opportunities and assistance relocating if required. Check out our Customer Service Representative vacancies and see if you’ve got what it takes to join Blizzard Entertainment. We offer help to players in various languages and we currently have vacancies for French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, and Polish speakers.

29-Jul-2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Soundtrack LP on iTunes

The official StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Soundtrack is now available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store ( This special iTunes LP features 14 orchestral pieces from the game, along with bonus materials including a behind-the-scenes video interview about the creation of Wings of Liberty’s epic score. The complete LP is available for 9.99€, or you can purchase individual tracks for 0.99€ each. Click here to check out the soundtrack on iTunes, or visit the Blizzard Entertainment iTunes page for more information on other Blizzard musical offerings, including soundtracks to Diablo II, StarCraft, and World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.

29-Jul-2010 Win StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Gear From Razer

Want to be among the first to get your hands on Razer's entire line of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty peripherals? Enter Razer's midnight giveaway contest and you could win the new Razer Spectre StarCraft II Gaming Mouse, the Razer Marauder StarCraft II Gaming Keyboard, and the Razer Banshee StarCraft II Gaming Headset. These products feature a multi-color APM (Actions-Per-Minute) lighting system that provides real-time feedback about your performance and allows you to configure visual alerts to in-game situations. The contest begins at midnight on July 27 and runs until midnight on July 31. Visit for additional details.

27-Jul-2010 War Has Arrived: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty In Stores Now!

Following several years of development and an extensive beta test that resulted in focused feedback from thousands of players worldwide, Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to announce that StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now on sale! Check out our press release for more information.

27-Jul-2010 StarCraft II Special - BlizzCast #14 Released

In our 14th BlizzCast episode, we are joined by Production Director Chris Sigaty and Game Director Dustin Browder to discuss the StarCraft II beta experience and to recap some of the custom maps and creative strategies adopted by beta testers. The developers also delve into several other exciting topics including the achievement system and what players can expect to find in both the StarCraft II single-player campaign and challenge modes.

Check out BlizzCast 14 now!

26-Jul-2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty About to Go On Sale!

The highly anticipated release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has nearly arrived. On July 27, 2010 (that's midnight tonight!) you will be able to purchase the game, dive into its epic single-player campaign, and compete online via We've put together this handy overview of all the different ways to get StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty so you know how to get started. Just find the scenario that matches your preference below, and you'll be off to the Koprulu sector in no time!

  • I want to go buy the game in a store: If you plan to purchase StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty at a game retailer, be sure to check whether there are any midnight release events near you. You can get your copy once midnight rolls around, after which you’ll need to activate it via Account Management.
  • I want to buy a digital copy: Digital sales of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will be available several hours after retail sales begin. Check the digital sales page to learn when they will begin in your region.
  • I want to buy a boxed copy from the Blizzard store or other online retailer: You will be able to buy boxed copies of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty from the Blizzard store at the same time digital sales become available. Once you have received your game and installed it, you'll need to activate your copy before you can dive in.

Have fun, and we'll see you on!

26-Jul-2010 BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket Now On Sale

Want to experience the panel discussions, tournaments, game-related announcements, and all the excitement of BlizzCon from the comfort of your own home? The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket multi-channel Internet stream is now available to order around the world, allowing viewers to switch between multiple channels of live HD coverage dedicated to different areas of the show. Anyone who orders the event will also receive this year's BlizzCon-exclusive World of Warcraft in-game item. In addition, for the first time, BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket holders will have access to exclusive BlizzCon merchandise.

To order or learn more, visit the BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket page.

23-Jul-2010 Make No Mistake; War Is Coming... In Three Days!
Troops, report for duty! In just three days the official midnight openings for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will take place in five locations across Europe. Head over to the StarCraft II official midnight openings website to discover the location of your nearest official event. Besides a swarm of activities and prizes, a StarCraft II developer will be on site to sign your copy of the game.

For those not able to participate in the official midnight opening events, make sure to check out the list of all retailers in Europe whose doors will also be open on the night of July 26/27.
23-Jul-2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
22-Jul-2010 Join the Dominion Campaign Complete

Outstanding work, recruits! With your contributions to the Dominion war effort, our supremacy in the sector is assured. The empire's citizenry can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to your courageous sacrifices. The final reward has been unlocked, and along with the lore bridge videos, it should help tide you over until the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty on July 27. Congratulations on your achievement. Dismissed!

Watch the extended StarCraft II "Ghosts of the Past" trailer at the Join the Dominion! site.