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22-Dec-2009 Blizzard Store Delivering

The Blizzard Store is open for ordering. However, deliveries of physical products will be on hold from December 24th to January 4th, included. Deliveries will resume on January 5th. This does not affect digital products, like games or pets. We wish you happy holidays!

21-Dec-2009 Holiday Fan Art Calendar Contest
We're honored to have so many talented artists among the ranks of World of Warcraft players, and we're constantly amazed by the incredible Warcraft-themed art the community creates. We're so impressed, in fact, that this year we've decided to place some of your artwork in the 2011 Official World of Warcraft Calendar! We're inviting players to create a piece of artwork that helps us set the tone for each month and season, using any major in-game holiday as inspiration.

The contest ends February 8, 2010, so get into the spirit of your favorite in-game holiday and let your cup of creativity flow over! See the contest page for full details.

19-Dec-2009 Weekend Deal: Gift World Of Warcraft For Only 9.99€ / £6.49

Get your holiday shopping done early and give the gift of Warcraft for only 9.99€ / £6.49. Just in time for this festive holiday season, we're making both the boxed version and the digital download version of World of Warcraft Classic available for 9.99€ / £6.49, this weekend only when you purchase through the Blizzard Online Store or through your World of Warcraft Account Management page. There’s never been a better time for the gift of World of Warcraft!

17-Dec-2009 Panda Talk

We recently sat down to discuss the Exclusive Pandaren Brewmaster figure and find out where these cuddly yet fearsome (and maybe slightly intoxicated) characters originated, straight from the mouth of their progenitor.

Join us as we delve into the pandaren past, present, and... phuture.

14-Dec-2009 World of Warcraft Mouse Mac Support

The SteelSeries World of Warcraft MMO Gaming Mouse now offers in-game set-up for Mac users as well as for those playing on PC. With World of Warcraft patch 3.3, Mac players will have the ability to customize the MMO Gaming Mouse directly from within World of Warcraft’s interface, making it more convenient and responsive. Check out the SteelSeries website to learn more about the improvements, or to find out where to get one.

11-Dec-2009 Add an Authenticator, Adopt a Core Hound!

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.

10-Dec-2009 Blizzard at EPS Finals Season 15 in Cologne

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.

10-Dec-2009 Blizzard Attends G-Star 2009

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.

10-Dec-2009 Intel Extreme Masters American Finals

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.