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Nov 28, 2013 Happy Holidays!

From everyone at Blizzard to you and yours, have a safe and happy holiday season!

To help celebrate, we prepared a Holiday Card Gallery, and we’ve also made this year’s holiday card and five images from the children's book, Snow Fight A Warcraft Tale, available as new wallpapers. Enjoy!

Nov 23, 2013 New WoW Mount and Make-A-Wish® Charity Pet

A new World of Warcraft mount and pet are now available for purchase through the Battle.net Shop! Brighten up Azeroth’s skies with the new Enchanted Fey Dragon mount, and help grant wishes with the Alterac Brew Pup pet—50% of the Pup’s $10 purchase price goes to Make-A-Wish until December 31. There's also a special bundle available if you want to add both to your collection.

Find out more at www.worldofwarcraft.com.

Nov 12, 2013 BlizzCon 2013: We Want Your Photos
If you attended BlizzCon 2013 and brought a camera along, we want to see your pictures. Send your best photos of the event, particularly from Friday's contests, to blizzconweb@blizzard.com. If you'd like to send a large quantity of images, please provide a link in your email from which the pictures can be downloaded.
Nov 8, 2013 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Revealed!

A portal into Warcraft history has ripped open, and the fifth World of Warcraft expansion has been revealed! Warlords of Draenor sends players to the savage world of Draenor—home of the mighty orcs and haven of the mystic draenei—to fight against and alongside legends from Warcraft’s brutal past.

Amid Draenor’s untamed jungles and battle-scarred plains, a merciless new Iron Horde has been forged from the mighty orc clans of old. To save their own world from impending invasion, Azeroth’s heroes will need to explore the far reaches of this unforgiving land, achieving new heights of power on their way to the new level cap of 100. To establish a foothold on Draenor, players will construct, command, and expand their own Garrison, a customizable base of operations and refuge for the followers you recruit to your desperate cause. Warlords of Draenor also empowers players to instantly boost one character to level 90, making it so anyone can join the battle for Draenor alongside their friends.

For more information, check out the official press release, and visit the new Warlords of Draenor website for screenshots, details about the new features, concept art, the announcement trailer, a sneak peek at updated player character models, and more.

Nov 1, 2013 2013 Pumpkin Contest Winners
The winners of this year's pumpkin-carving contest have been chosen -- and they're monstrously spectacular. We'd like to thank everyone who participated this year, and we can't wait to see your mad scientist skills in action again next time around. Check out all of the creepy, incredible, and creative winning pumpkins here.
Oct 31, 2013 Party with Blink-182 at BlizzCon

Do you want to come to a party? Southern California punk rock legends Blink-182 will be playing in front of a sold-out BlizzCon crowd on November 9, and you’re invited! If you’ve already scored tickets to BlizzCon 2013, then we’ll see you there! If you’re not on the guest list, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.

To enjoy the show from the comfort of your home, check out the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, and you’ll have a front-row seat to all the festivities, from exclusive developer panels to our famous costume contest, and what is sure to be an epic concert from Blink-182 to close out the show.

So what are you waiting for? Order the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket BlizzCon Virtual Ticket to catch the action online, or check out the press release for more details. We’ll see you at the rock show!

Sep 12, 2013 Watch BlizzCon Online with the Virtual Ticket
Experience the sights and sounds of BlizzCon 2013 from the comfort of home! The BlizzCon 2013 Virtual Ticket is available to order now, and it grants you access to comprehensive coverage of the panels, contests, and other epic events at Blizzard’s big gaming convention this November 8 and 9. You’ll also get a treasure trove of in-game goodies to boot. Check out the press release for all the details, or head to the Virtual Ticket page to order yours.
Sep 3, 2013 Diablo III Invades Consoles Worldwide

The hellgates are officially open on PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360®, and Sanctuary has begun welcoming its newest legion of heroes. Check out today’s announcement, learn more about the console version of Diablo III over on our community site, and then grab yourself a copy of the game—these demons aren’t slaying themselves!

Aug 21, 2013 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Unveiled

Malthael, the Angel of Death, has seized the Black Soulstone. It falls to the heroes of Sanctuary to stop him before he unleashes its dark power on the world. Today at gamescom, Blizzard Entertainment announced Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, the upcoming expansion to the fastest-selling PC game of all time. See the press release to learn more about this dark new chapter in the ongoing struggle between angels and demons over the fate of mankind.

Aug 16, 2013 Hearthstone Closed Beta Test Begins!

Here’s a card we’ve been dying to play: The closed beta test for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has begun in the Americas region! During the closed beta test, we’ll be inviting a range of duelers from our opt-in pool (along with folks from press and fansites) to try their hand at Hearthstone and let us know what they think. There’s no NDA during the beta, and we’d love to hear all about your epic victories, watch your live streamed matches, and see screenshots and videos sharing your experiences with the game. Please note that Hearthstone is still in development, and what you see and play in the beta test isn’t necessarily representative of what to expect in the final game.

Want to participate in beta testing Hearthstone? Visit www.playhearthstone.com for more information.