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Jun 28, 2015 China Joins the Fight for the Future in Overwatch™

The world needs heroes . . . and players across China are preparing to answer the call! Blizzard and NetEase announced that Overwatch is coming to mainland China. Unveiled last November, Overwatch is a 6v6 first-person shooter set in an all-new Blizzard universe, where soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities team up for battle across a future earth. For more information on today’s announcement, check out the official press release.

Jun 22, 2015 Save Up to 50% on World of Warcraft

Seeking new adventures? Now through July 7, you can pick up the digital version of World of Warcraft for 50% off, along with the latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, for 40% off its regular price. Head to the Battle.net Shop to get in on the action and join the ranks of the Horde or Alliance.

Jun 2, 2015 Play Heroes of the Storm™ Free Now!

Grab your warglaives, load up your chain gun, and prepare to go ham on the core—Heroes of the Storm™ is now LIVE! Players can download the game for free then (stage) dive into pulse-pounding battle, smashing through forts, brawling with mercenaries, and annihilating the enemy's base as iconic heroes from the Blizzard multiverse. Check out the press release, then visit www.heroesofthestorm.com to get started.

Jun 2, 2015 Heroes of the Storm North America Road to BlizzCon
Heroes of the Storm™ teams from across North America are summoned to the Nexus for a brawl of epic proportions! We're teaming up with Twitch and ESL to present the Heroes of the Storm North American Road to BlizzCon® tournament series. These thrilling events will determine the best Heroes of the Storm players in the region—and ultimately, the top Heroes team in the world. Read more at www.heroesofthestorm.com.
May 14, 2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship
The hunt for the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world is about to get underway! Players from across the Americas, Europe, China, Korea, and Taiwan will soon be taking up arms as their favorite Blizzard heroes and villains in regional tournaments with the goal of making it to the World Championship at BlizzCon—and winning their share of more than $1.2 million in cash and prizes. Read the full press release to learn more.
Apr 29, 2015 UC Berkeley Golden Bears Win Heroes of the Dorm

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!

Apr 23, 2015 Diablo III®: Reaper of Souls™ China Open Beta Begins

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.

Apr 23, 2015 See You at gamescom 2015!

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!

Apr 20, 2015 Heroes of the Storm™ Launches June 2

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.

Apr 14, 2015 Hearthstone™ Now Available on Mobile Phones!
Now you can enjoy all the excitement and fun of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on your iOS® or Android™ mobile phone. Featuring an all-new interface specially crafted for smaller screens, it’s never been easier to keep the fun of Hearthstone at your fingertips. Check out the press release for more information, then download the game and let your fingers do the dueling.