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Oct 17, 2016 2016 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

The Halloween season has finally arrived, and we’re ready to cut straight to the heart of the holiday. If you're dying to pick up a knife and hack, gash, slash, and jab at something, then you might be excited to hear that as of October 17, Blizzard's 2016 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest has officially begun! Unleash your magical axes, psi blades, chitinous claws, and other creative cutlery to carve up Blizzard-themed jack-o''-lanterns of epic awesomeness. If you're unclear as to what epic awesomeness looks like in the flesh, you can check out previous pumpkins for some inspiration..

We’ll choose five of the grandest Cucurbita to each receive $60.00® Balance. Don’t delay; start carving right away! The fourteenth annual pumpkin carving contest ends on October 27, so be sure to check out the contest page for rules and eligibility and get straight to slicing.

Sep 8, 2016 Azeroth Burns With Excitement for Legion!

Though Gul’dan and the Burning Legion seek the complete destruction of Azeroth, there is hope yet! Heroes of the Horde and the Alliance have amassed a truly fearsome army of their own—as of Legion’s first full day of launch, more than 3.3 million copies had sold-through, and World of Warcraft’s launch-week player concurrency reached its highest point since 2010’s Cataclysm. See the press release for more info.

Aug 30, 2016 The Battle Against the Legion™ Begins!

A great burning shadow falls across Azeroth—World of Warcraft: Legion is now live! Starting today, players around the world can embark on their quest to the Broken Isles, seek out Artifact weapons of legendary might, and master an all-new hero class: the outcast Demon Hunters of the Illidari. To learn more, read the press release or visit

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
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

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.