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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.

Apr 26, 2016 Tavern-Goers Beware: Whispers of the Old Gods Has Arrived!

Whispers of the Old Gods, the most spine-tingling Hearthstone expansion yet, is now live, and players around the world are invited to succumb to the corruption with 134 new twisted, tentacle-packed cards—including the legendary Old Gods themselves: C’Thun, N’Zoth, Yogg-Saron, and Y’Shaarj. To learn more about Whispers of the Old Gods, check out the press release and visit

Apr 18, 2016 World of Warcraft®: Legion™ Invades August 30

The Burning Legion is returning to Azeroth, and soon the kingdoms of the Horde and the Alliance will be consumed in a storm of fel fire. Starting August 30, realms will shatter, heroes will fall, and the world will stand on the brink of destruction as World of Warcraft: Legion begins arriving in stores. For more information, read the press release or visit

Apr 11, 2016 ASU Wins Heroes of the Dorm 2016
Thousands of student gamers from hundreds of schools across the U.S. and Canada took part in the second season of Blizzard Entertainment’s Heroes of the Dorm. After fighting their way through a formidable pool of challengers, the 'Real Dream Team' from ASU went undefeated, earning the title of this year’s Heroes of the Storm collegiate champions! Check out the press release.
Apr 6, 2016 10th BlizzCon Coming to California November 4–5

Join us in for an epic celebration of Blizzard games and the communities that bring them to life! The tenth BlizzCon gaming convention is returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5, 2016. Tickets go on sale in two batches on April 20 and 23, with tickets to a special Benefit Dinner in support of Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) going on sale April 27. For more information, read the press release or head to

Mar 11, 2016 Whispers of the Old Gods™ to Descend Upon Hearthstone®

Ancient evil rises in Whispers of the Old Gods, the third expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft! Soon, the tavern will succumb to the twisted influence of the four Old Gods of Azeroth. Old friends have been corrupted, and unfamiliar allies take to battle in the form of 134 new, tentacle-packed cards. For more information on this spine-tingling expansion, read the official press release!