We’re thrilled to announce that Metallica will be performing the closing concert at BlizzCon 2014, playing before a sold-out convention crowd on the night of November 8! If you didn’t score tickets to the show, don’t worry—you can still get a front-row seat from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.
BlizzCon is a gaming convention like no other. With developer panels, exclusive interviews, intense eSports tournaments, the legendary Friday night contests, and what’s sure to be an unforgettable concert from Metallica to close out the show on Saturday, this year’s event is one you won’t want to miss.
The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket lets you catch all of the action online, live and in high definition. You’ll also get access to this year’s epic collection of in-game goodies for World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Visit the Battle.net Shop to order your Virtual Ticket, and check out the press release for more details on Metallica’s performance.
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 14, Blizzard's 2014 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 earn one (1) Hallow's End Nemesis: The Headless Horseman Action Figure. Don’t delay; start carving right away! The twelfth annual pumpkin carving contest ends on October 29, so be sure to check out the contest page for rules and eligibility and get straight to slicing.
The Iron Horde’s invasion of Azeroth has begun today with the launch of the Iron Tide patch for World of Warcraft! Setting up the Nov. 13 release of Warlords of Draenor, the update features an ominous world event centered on the Dark Portal, new player character models, and much more. See the press release for all the details, and join 7.4 million fellow champions on Azeroth’s front line today.
This BlizzCon, get the best seat in the house—your own! You can watch Blizzard’s two-day Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo community celebration live online this November 7 and 8 with the BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket, available for purchase now in the Battle.net Shop. For more information, visit www.blizzcon.com.
We've updated our Timeline. Originally created for our 20th anniversary, the Blizzard Timeline has been extended to the present day. Need to answer those burning questions, such as: "When did I start playing World of Warcraft?" or "When did Warcraft II come out?" Now you can, by exploring the major events in Blizzard company history dating back to 1991. You can find a link to this and other recent updates on our About Blizzard Entertainment page. Have suggestions for other things you'd like to see on Blizzard.com? Email us.