We’re thrilled to announce that Metallica will be performing the closing concert at BlizzCon 2014, playing before a sold-out convention crowd on the night of November 8! If you didn’t score tickets to the show, don’t worry—you can still get a front-row seat from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.
BlizzCon is a gaming convention like no other. With developer panels, exclusive interviews, intense eSports tournaments, the legendary Friday night contests, and what’s sure to be an unforgettable concert from Metallica to close out the show on Saturday, this year’s event is one you won’t want to miss.
The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket lets you catch all of the action online, live and in high definition. You’ll also get access to this year’s epic collection of in-game goodies for World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Visit the Battle.net Shop to order your Virtual Ticket, and check out the press release for more details on Metallica’s performance.
The Halloween season has finally arrived, and we’re ready to cut straight to the heart of the holiday. If you're dying to pick up a knife and hack, gash, slash, and jab at something, then you might be excited to hear that as of October 14, Blizzard's 2014 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest has officially begun! Unleash your magical axes, psi blades, chitinous claws, and other creative cutlery to carve up Blizzard-themed jack-o’-lanterns of epic awesomeness. If you’re unclear as to what epic awesomeness looks like in the flesh, you can check out previous pumpkins for some inspiration..
We’ll choose five of the grandest Cucurbita to earn one (1) Hallow's End Nemesis: The Headless Horseman Action Figure. Don’t delay; start carving right away! The twelfth annual pumpkin carving contest ends on October 29, so be sure to check out the contest page for rules and eligibility and get straight to slicing.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.