News Archive

March 2013

Mar 22, 2013 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Announced

We took the wrapper off a little something new today at PAX East. It's called Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a free-to-play strategy card game for PC and iPad that will be extremely easy to pick up and play . . . and maybe a little hard to put down ;) Check out the press release for today's announcement, and then head over to to learn more.

Mar 21, 2013 Global Zerg Invasion Over 1 Million Strong

In the wee hours of March 11, we kicked off a monumental 21-hour-long live stream featuring our official global launch events, along with tons of eSports action and community content, to celebrate the release of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm.

More than 1.1 million viewers tuned in to that broadcast, and about 1.1 million players went on to purchase their copy of the new expansion as of the first two days of launch.

Less than a week later, more than 1.1 million viewers tuned in to see the StarCraft II tournament at the MLG Winter Championship in Dallas, TX, featuring the new units and game-balance introduced in the expansion. You can read all about these major milestones in our latest press release. We want to give another huge "THANK YOU" to all of the StarCraft gamers out there who have helped usher in a new era of Swarm dominance!

Mar 12, 2013 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Now Live!

Kerrigan has returned, and her brood has begun creeping planet earth. In the wake of a massive midnight launch event spanning thousands of stores across five continents, the global zerg invasion has commenced. Players around the world are now streaming back into the Koprulu sector to start the epic new chapter in the saga of StarCraft II. Check out the press release for all the details, and prepare to join the Swarm.