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.
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.
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.
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.