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Jul 24, 2010 BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket Now On Sale
Want to experience the panel discussions, tournaments, game-related announcements, and all the excitement of BlizzCon from the comfort of your own home? The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket multi-channel Internet stream is now available to order around the world for $39.95 USD (pricing may vary by region). In addition, new DIRECTV subscribers in the United States who sign up for DIRECTV service between now and September 24 through www.blizzard.directv.com will receive this year's BlizzCon Virtual Ticket coverage for free. Existing DIRECTV customers will be able to purchase the event on DIRECTV Pay Per View for $39.95 beginning October 9.

Anyone who orders the event will also receive this year's BlizzCon-exclusive World of Warcraft in-game item. In addition, for the first time, BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket holders will have access to exclusive BlizzCon merchandise.

To order or learn more, visit the BlizzCon 2010 Internet stream or DIRECTV sign-up offer pages.
Jul 22, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
Jul 22, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jul 21, 2010 Join the Dominion Campaign Complete
Outstanding work, recruits! With your contributions to the Dominion war effort, our supremacy in the sector is assured. The empire's citizenry can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to your courageous sacrifices. The final reward has been unlocked, and along with the lore bridge videos, it should help tide you over until the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty on July 27. Congratulations on your achievement. Dismissed!

Watch the extended StarCraft II "Ghosts of the Past" trailer at the Join the Dominion! site.
Jul 20, 2010 StarCraft II Midnight Launch Event at Fry's
We've just announced plans for the official StarCraft II launch event taking place at Fry's Electronics in Fountain Valley, CA. Festivities will start at 9 p.m. on July 26, and attendees will be able to pick up their copies and get them signed by Blizzard developers starting at midnight. To learn more about the event, check out the press release and head over to our midnight launch event page. We hope to see you there!

For those unable to attend our Southern California event, please note that GameStop, Best Buy, and Walmart will be holding launch events throughout the country. See our midnight launch event page for further details.
Jul 16, 2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Digital Sales Available July 27
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty warps into stores on July 27, but if there are no vendors within your psionic matrix, you will also be able to purchase StarCraft II via digital download on July 27. Players planning to purchase the game digitally can cut down their waiting time by downloading the game client in advance, so all you'll need to do on July 27 is install, activate, and play. Click here to learn more.
Jul 16, 2010 FigurePrints Summer Sale and Expanded Armor Sets
If you've been considering getting a custom statue of your World of Warcraft character, now is the perfect time; FigurePrints has just announced that from now through August 31, all orders are 10% off. In addition, the available armor sets now include all tiers through tier 10 as well as all Arena sets. Visit FigurePrints.com for more information or to place an order.
Jul 16, 2010 Remote Auction House - Android Update
The free Remote Auction House app for Android devices, which lets you bring the in-game World of Warcraft Auction House with you anywhere you go, has recently been updated to allow you to choose between multiple languages and to address several minor issues. If you don't already have the Remote Auction House app, you can download it for free by searching for "Remote Auction House" in the Android Market on your phone.

For more information about the Remote Auction House and the subscription-based World of Warcraft Remote service, check out the Remote Auction House FAQ and World of Warcraft Remote FAQ.
Jul 15, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
Jul 15, 2010 BlizzCon 2010 Charity Dinner Ticket Opt-In Now Open
On Thursday, October 21, the evening before BlizzCon, we're hosting a special dinner to benefit the CHOC Children's Foundation, where guests will have an opportunity to meet and chat with game developers, artists, executives and other folks from Blizzard Entertainment. If you'd like a chance to attend, visit our ticket-drawing page between now and July 17 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific to enter a drawing for a chance to purchase up to two tickets to the event. Tickets are priced at $500 each and include admission to this year's BlizzCon. For more information or to enter the drawing, visit the BlizzCon 2010 Charity Dinner website.