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Dec 1, 2016 Watch Yer Back—Mean Streets of Gadgetzan Now Live!

Calling all smugglers, assassins, and ne’er-do-wells—Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, the newest Hearthstone® expansion, is now live! Starting today, players around the world can call upon the city’s three main crime families for backup as they work to earn a lavish cache of 132 new cards, including the game-changing new “tri-class” cards. To learn more, read the press release and visit playhearthstone.com.

Nov 4, 2016 Blizzard Entertainment Establishes Overwatch® League

Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of the Overwatch League—a world-class sports ecosystem for professional Overwatch competition. Combining Blizzard’s esports pedigree with the best practices of major professional sports, the Overwatch League will focus on long-term stability for teams as well as opportunities for players to establish the types of professional careers associated with traditional sports.

To learn more, read the press release or visit www.overwatchleague.com.

Oct 31, 2016 2016 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.
Aug 30, 2016 The Battle Against the Legion™ Begins!

A great burning shadow falls across Azeroth—World of Warcraft: Legion is now live! Starting today, players around the world can embark on their quest to the Broken Isles, seek out Artifact weapons of legendary might, and master an all-new hero class: the outcast Demon Hunters of the Illidari. To learn more, read the press release or visit www.wowlegion.com.

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 www.playoverwatch.com.

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 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 www.wowlegion.com.

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 BlizzCon.com.

Mar 7, 2016 Overwatch Begins the Fight for the Future May 24
Assemble your team and prepare your defenses—Overwatch arrives in stores starting May 24 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One! As an added bonus, if you pre-purchase digitally or preorder for any platform at participating retailers, you’ll unlock early access to the upcoming Open Beta for you and a friend starting May 3. Read the press release for more information, then get ready to join the fight for the future.
Feb 8, 2016 Blizzard Entertainment Celebrates 25 Years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Blizzard Entertainment! We’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to our amazing community of players around the world for an epic quarter-century of games, friendship, and incredible experiences—we can’t wait to share our next adventures with you.