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Oct 3, 2015 Hearthstone Coming to Japan in October

The innkeeper’s getting ready to set up shop in a whole new land! Blizzard Entertainment is bringing Hearthstone® to Japan this month. Soon everyone in Japan will have access to a fully localized Japanese-language version, making it easier than ever to pull up a chair and get in on all the card-slinging action. Check out the press release to learn more.

Sep 13, 2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Warps In November 10

The countdown to reclaim Aiur has begun! Beginning November 10, players will guide Hierarch Artanis as he fights to unite the protoss in Legacy of the Void, the third installment in Blizzard’s iconic real-time strategy series, StarCraft II. Watch the newly revealed opening cinematic to prep yourself for the coming battle, and pre-purchase the game now to unlock some exciting bonuses—including immediate access to the Whispers of Oblivion prologue missions. For more information, read the official press release or visit

Aug 24, 2015 Ready Your Lances: The Grand Tournament™ Has Arrived!

The Grand Tournament, the second expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is now live, and players around the world are invited to join in on the fun. This expansion brings over 130 knightly cards to the (round) table, along with exciting new game mechanics that will inspire creative new deck strategies. For more information on all that awaits you in The Grand Tournament, check out the press release or visit the official Grand Tournament page.

Aug 6, 2015 World of Warcraft: Legion Revealed at gamescom

The Burning Legion returns to bring destruction to Azeroth once and for all in Legion, the upcoming sixth expansion to World of Warcraft! Unveiled at gamescom, World of Warcraft: Legion introduces an all-new hero class—the vengeful Demon Hunter—and equips players with mighty Artifacts, customizable weapons that hold the power to destroy the Legion’s infernal armies. To learn more about the expansion, read the press release and visit the official website.

Jul 22, 2015 The Grand Tournament™ Coming to Hearthstone®

Calling all ye duelists: The Grand Tournament™ is soon to begin! Let it be known throughout the land that the upcoming expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ will bring knightly combatants together from all over to prove their martial prowess. All told, The Grand Tournament will welcome 132 noble cards to the (round) table as well as introduce an all-new keyword—Inspire. For more information, read ye the official press release!

Jul 15, 2015 Pre-Purchase Legacy Of The Void™ Today
StarCraft® II: Legacy of the Void, the thrilling standalone conclusion to an epic sci-fi saga over 17 years in the making, is almost upon us . . . and a new era for the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game is set to begin. Pre-purchase today and gain instant access to “Whispers of Oblivion,” a series of prologue missions that sets the galaxy-shaking events of Legacy of the Void in motion. For more information, see the full press release.
Jun 30, 2015 The Eternal Conflict Rages On in Heroes of the Storm™

Heroes of the Storm invites players to take sides in a war that has been waged between demons and angels since time immemorial—the Eternal Conflict! Check out the press release for details about this epic multiweek Diablo-themed event.

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 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 to get started.