Thousands of student gamers from more than 460 schools across the U.S. and Canada entered the Nexus to take part in Heroes of the Dorm™—a no-holds-barred tournament of epic proportions featuring Blizzard’s online team brawler, Heroes of the Storm™. The Arizona State University Dream Team gave it their all in an epic five-game series, but the UC Berkeley Golden Bears came out on top to become the Heroes of the Dorm! Go Bears!
New heroes have joined the battle for Sanctuary, and the minions of Hell have grown stronger. . . . Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase announced that open beta testing for Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ has begun in mainland China! For more information, read the official press release.
Blizzard will be returning to Cologne, Germany for gamescom 2015 from August 5-9! Come and hang out at our booth, where you’ll be able to play our latest titles, including Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft.
When you’re not gaming, you can watch or take part in one of our fun contests—including our world-famous dance and costume competitions—or just relax and enjoy some epic entertainment.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The portal to the Nexus is about to bust wide open—Heroes of the Storm will officially launch on June 2, following an open beta testing period beginning May 19! Blizzard's free-to-play online team brawler brings together a diverse cast of iconic characters from the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo universes, and challenges them to compete in epic, adrenaline-charged battles. Learn more at www.heroesofthestorm.com.
The first wing of Blackrock Mountain™: A Hearthstone™ Adventure has opened! We know you’d “lava” to test your decks against the powerful elementals and nefarious dragons that lurk within this massive mountain, and now’s your chance!
Access to wings may be purchased using in-game gold or real world currency. Wings can be purchased for 700 gold per wing or $6.99 USD per wing. Players can earn the in-game gold needed to unlock the next wing by completing various quests or emerging victorious from the Arena—or they can choose to unlock the next available Blackrock Mountain wing using real money.
Blackrock Mountain bundle packages are also available! With bundle packages, you can unlock any remaining wings you may have at a discounted real-money price. Purchasing Blackrock Mountain wings in bundles ensures that you’ll be able to dive into the next challenges as soon as they unlock!
Check out the Blackrock Mountain Page here!
Navigating the social pitfalls of online gaming can be a challenge. How do you voice your opinion without stepping on your guildmates’ toes, or keep up with your team’s witty banter if you’re trying to concentrate on optimizing your DPS? If these are the kind of things that keep you awake at night, we have the solution. Today, we are proud to present you with a new way to enhance your Blizzard gaming experience: B’Motes!
With a staggering variety of brand-new emotes and expressions as well as an Automated Chat Optimization Overlay (AChOO*), you can finally sound just as epic as the heroes you play. To get the full run-down of how B’Motes will take your social online experience to the next level, visit the official B’Motes page now!
Blizzard’s ninth BlizzCon gaming convention and community celebration is coming to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2015! Tickets to go on sale in two batches on April 15 and April 18—read the press release and visit BlizzCon.com for more information, and get ready for two full days of Blizzard games, camaraderie, and epic eSports action.
If the thought of representing or cheering on your school in a major collegiate tournament, broadcast online and on TV—and potentially winning free tuition or other awesome prizes—gets you pumped, then check out today’s announcement of “Heroes of the Dorm,” our bracket-based competition featuring Heroes of the Storm. To learn more about the tournament and sign up to participate, head over to www.heroesofthedorm.com.