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Sep 4, 2014 Attend BlizzCon® From Anywhere With the Virtual Ticket

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.

Sep 3, 2014 Blizzard.com Timeline Updated

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.

Aug 19, 2014 Diablo III – Ultimate Evil Edition In Stores Now
As Malthael’s shadow looms over the people of Sanctuary, a legion of console gamers stand ready to join the crusade against death. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition is now available for the PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360®, and Xbox One. Pick up your copy today!
Aug 14, 2014 Warlords of Draenor™ Launches November 13

The Iron Horde is on the march, and the Warlords of Draenor are primed to invade Azeroth on November 13!

Head over to www.worldofwarcraft.com to watch the newly unveiled opening cinematic and get fired up for the coming battle. Then catch the premiere of our new animated lore miniseries, Lords of War, and learn to fear the cruel warlord Kargath Bladefist.
Aug 11, 2014 Live and Breathe Games? Join us!

If you dream about making games, you’re in good company. We’re looking for talented, passionate people with all sorts of skills to join the ranks here at Blizzard.

Visit our revamped careers site to check out the internships and full-time positions we have available all over the world—and to learn more about working at Blizzard and why we love being here.

On the site, you’ll be able to explore:

Jul 22, 2014 Curse of Naxxramas Now Live . . . Er, Undead!

The first wing of Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure has opened! The Arachnid Quarter, the first of the Adventure’s five sinister wings, is now available—free for a limited time—to all Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft players who step into the necropolis during the Curse of Naxxramas launch event, taking place now through early September. Read the full press release here.

May 12, 2014 Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition Arrives August 19
The fight to save Sanctuary heads to your favorite console on August 19, when Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ – Ultimate Evil Edition™ arrives on PS3™, PS4™, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. This package is filled to the brim with all of the content from the original Diablo III, as well as a treasure trove of exciting new features and updates from the acclaimed Reaper of Souls expansion. For more information, check out the full press release.
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!