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Oct 3, 2015 Hearthstone Coming to Japan in October

The innkeeper’s getting ready to set up shop in a whole new land! Blizzard Entertainment is bringing Hearthstone® to Japan this month. Soon everyone in Japan will have access to a fully localized Japanese-language version, making it easier than ever to pull up a chair and get in on all the card-slinging action. Check out the press release to learn more.

Sep 13, 2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Warps In November 10

The countdown to reclaim Aiur has begun! Beginning November 10, players will guide Hierarch Artanis as he fights to unite the protoss in Legacy of the Void, the third installment in Blizzard’s iconic real-time strategy series, StarCraft II. Watch the newly revealed opening cinematic to prep yourself for the coming battle, and pre-purchase the game now to unlock some exciting bonuses—including immediate access to the Whispers of Oblivion prologue missions. For more information, read the official press release or visit

Aug 6, 2015 World of Warcraft: Legion Revealed at gamescom

The Burning Legion returns to bring destruction to Azeroth once and for all in Legion, the upcoming sixth expansion to World of Warcraft! Unveiled at gamescom, World of Warcraft: Legion introduces an all-new hero class—the vengeful Demon Hunter—and equips players with mighty Artifacts, customizable weapons that hold the power to destroy the Legion’s infernal armies. To learn more about the expansion, read the press release and visit the official website.

Jul 22, 2015 The Grand Tournament™ Coming to Hearthstone®

Calling all ye duelists: The Grand Tournament™ is soon to begin! Let it be known throughout the land that the upcoming expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ will bring knightly combatants together from all over to prove their martial prowess. All told, The Grand Tournament will welcome 132 noble cards to the (round) table as well as introduce an all-new keyword—Inspire. For more information, read ye the official press release!

Jun 22, 2015 Save Up to 50% on World of Warcraft

Seeking new adventures? Now through July 7, you can pick up the digital version of World of Warcraft for 50% off, along with the latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, for 40% off its regular price. Head to the Shop to get in on the action and join the ranks of the Horde or Alliance.

Jun 2, 2015 Play Heroes of the Storm™ Free Now!

Grab your warglaives, load up your chain gun, and prepare to go ham on the core—Heroes of the Storm™ is now LIVE! Players can download the game for free then (stage) dive into pulse-pounding battle, smashing through forts, brawling with mercenaries, and annihilating the enemy's base as iconic heroes from the Blizzard multiverse. Check out the press release, then visit to get started.

May 14, 2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship
The hunt for the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world is about to get underway! Players from across the Americas, Europe, China, Korea, and Taiwan will soon be taking up arms as their favorite Blizzard heroes and villains in regional tournaments with the goal of making it to the World Championship at BlizzCon—and winning their share of more than $1.2 million in cash and prizes. Read the full press release to learn more.
Apr 23, 2015 Diablo III®: Reaper of Souls™ China Open Beta Begins

New heroes have joined the battle for Sanctuary, and the minions of Hell have grown stronger. . . . Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase announced that open beta testing for Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls has begun in mainland China! For more information, read the official press release.

Apr 20, 2015 Heroes of the Storm™ Launches June 2

The portal to the Nexus is about to bust wide open—Heroes of the Storm will officially launch on June 2, following an open beta testing period beginning May 19! Blizzard's free-to-play online team brawler brings together a diverse cast of iconic characters from the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo universes, and challenges them to compete in epic, adrenaline-charged battles. Learn more at

Apr 14, 2015 Hearthstone™ Now Available on Mobile Phones!
Now you can enjoy all the excitement and fun of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on your iOS® or Android™ mobile phone. Featuring an all-new interface specially crafted for smaller screens, it’s never been easier to keep the fun of Hearthstone at your fingertips. Check out the press release for more information, then download the game and let your fingers do the dueling.