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Jul 29, 2016 You’re Invited to the Most Magical Party in Azeroth!

Get ready to hit the dance floor with One Night in Karazhan™, the newest Hearthstone® Adventure! Step inside the magus Medivh’s enchanted tower for a night of enchantment and extravagance—and add 45 groovy new cards to your collection. For more information on the hottest shindig of the century, read the official press release!

Jun 21, 2016 Blizzard Among 2016's "Most Attractive Employers"

We're humbled to be among such elite company, and to be considered a top career destination is downright inspiring. After more than 25 years of bringing epic entertainment experiences to life, we’re more excited for the future than ever before—and you could be a part of it! Whether you’re a current student interested in an internship or a recent graduate wondering how to get your start in gaming, Blizzard's University Relations team has developed a variety of roles and programs focused on welcoming the next generation of talent to Blizzard.

Our paid summer internships are 12 weeks long, and we have entry-level roles exclusively for recent grads, designed to put you and your new degree to work in your chosen discipline from day one. We also partner with the World of Warcraft team to host an annual art contest for student artists and animators, and offer prizes including mentorship sessions with a Blizzard artist. Internships and new grad positions go up every fall, so be sure to follow @BlizzardCareers on Twitter for the latest updates and openings, and check out our student section for more details!

Jun 6, 2016 Blizzard and Facebook Team Up to Connect Gamers

Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook are working together to provide gamers with new ways to connect and share their gaming experiences from all over the world. To learn more about this exciting new collaboration, see the full press release.

Jun 2, 2016 Overwatch Hits 7 Million Players
When the world needed heroes, citizens from around the globe rose to the occasion! Blizzard's new team shooter Overwatch launched worldwide May 24 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and since then more than 7 million players have joined the fight for the future. Read the press release to learn more, then join the battle at www.playoverwatch.com.
May 24, 2016 Overwatch® Is Now Live!

Today, the watch begins for gamers around the globe as Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based first-person shooter, is now available on Windows PC, PlayStation® 4, and Xbox One! See the full press release for more information, and join the fight for the future at www.playoverwatch.com.

May 17, 2016 See the Warcraft Movie, Get World of Warcraft Free

The Warcraft movie hits theaters soon, and we’ve teamed up with theaters around the world for an epic cinematic promotion. When you buy a ticket to see the Warcraft movie at Regal in the U.S., you’ll receive a free digital copy of World of Warcraft! Read the press release for more details, and for a list of list of theaters participating globally, check out the announcement blog.

In addition, anyone who logs in to World of Warcraft between May 25 and August 1 will receive a special set of movie-inspired transmog gear to celebrate the film’s release. Check the gear out here.

May 12, 2016 9.7 Million Played the Overwatch® Open Beta

More than 9.7 million players around the world fought for the future in the recent Open Beta for Overwatch, Blizzard's upcoming team-based shooter, on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows® PC. Thanks to everyone who made this Blizzard’s biggest open beta ever! For more information, check out the press release.

Apr 26, 2016 Tavern-Goers Beware: Whispers of the Old Gods Has Arrived!

Whispers of the Old Gods, the most spine-tingling Hearthstone expansion yet, is now live, and players around the world are invited to succumb to the corruption with 134 new twisted, tentacle-packed cards—including the legendary Old Gods themselves: C’Thun, N’Zoth, Yogg-Saron, and Y’Shaarj. To learn more about Whispers of the Old Gods, check out the press release and visit www.oldgods.com.

Apr 18, 2016 World of Warcraft®: Legion™ Invades August 30

The Burning Legion is returning to Azeroth, and soon the kingdoms of the Horde and the Alliance will be consumed in a storm of fel fire. Starting August 30, realms will shatter, heroes will fall, and the world will stand on the brink of destruction as World of Warcraft: Legion begins arriving in stores. For more information, read the press release or visit www.wowlegion.com.

Apr 11, 2016 ASU Wins Heroes of the Dorm 2016
Thousands of student gamers from hundreds of schools across the U.S. and Canada took part in the second season of Blizzard Entertainment’s Heroes of the Dorm. After fighting their way through a formidable pool of challengers, the 'Real Dream Team' from ASU went undefeated, earning the title of this year’s Heroes of the Storm collegiate champions! Check out the press release.