Artist Alex Horley Reflects on 15 Years of Working with BlizzardHearthstoneThe Italian artist’s body of work includes a number of iconic pieces for Warcraft and Hearthstone. Next Stop: KanezakaOverwatchLearn about the ins and outs of the newest Overwatch map from four of its creators. Welcome to the New Battle.net!Inside BlizzardWe’re beginning our rollout of the new Battle.net Desktop App. Claim your Honor in the Overwatch League Flash Ops: Kanezaka Community TournamentOverwatchTake part in a $10,000 open 4v4 Team Deathmatch tournament! Unleash the storm in the Kanezaka Challenge!OverwatchConquer the competition on the newest team Deathmatch map, Kanezaka! Plus, earn rich new rewards—including the Kyōgisha Hanzo skin—by winning games and watching Overwatch on Twitch. [CORRESPONDENCE] Post for Toshiro YamagamiOverwatchAs winter leads to spring, let me write a letter of lightness. Perhaps it will grant us both a little peace, even as I turn my blade to keeping the peace here from shattering altogether. -Asa Snow Much Fun: Behind Penguin Mei and Toybot ZenyattaOverwatchThe artists behind Penguin Mei and Toybot Zenyatta talk tin robots, changing faces, and Antarctic wildlife. Freeze the Day: Behind the Newest Winter Wonderland BrawlOverwatchGet a behind-the-scenes look at Freezethaw Elimination from one of its creators, associate level designer Trey Spisak. New Warzone™ Map, Massive Multiplayer Expansion, and More Arrive in Season One of Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold WarInside Blizzard
New Warzone™ Map, Massive Multiplayer Expansion, and More Arrive in Season One of Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold WarAn immense Black Ops content drop includes free-to-acquire weapons, seven free maps, and new Operators to boot, while Warzone gets a new Battle Royale Experience with Rebirth Island and two new Gulags.
The Whats, Whys, and Hows of the Overwatch Priority PassOverwatchLearn more about the Priority Pass feature now testing on the PTR from principal game designer Scott Mercer. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Nuketown Weapon BundleInside BlizzardAvailable now in Black Ops Cold War, the Nuketown Weapon Bundle is a 10-item pack that features an Epic shotgun Weapon Blueprint, a half-dozen mannequin Weapon Charms, and other items to help prepare for the Nuketown ‘84 launch in December. Stroke by Stroke: Community Artist JaviDraws on Designing Symmetra SpraysOverwatchJaviDraws talks about the art industry, what Symmetra means to her, and designing sprays for Overwatch. What’s Playing in Late NovemberInside BlizzardFrostmourne, the runeblade wielded by Warcraft’s Lich King, has consumed countless souls during the reign of Arthas Menethil. As the Lich King, Arthas was one of the greatest threats facing the heroes of Azeroth, but in the end, even his rule could not last forever. Kings rise, and kings fall; the in between is all that counts. If you’d like to make sure you never miss a gaming beat, we have just the blog for you. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Blizzard Gear Fest is Here!Inside BlizzardCheck out some of the new gear available this holiday season. Restore order to the battlefield in Symmetra’s Restoration Challenge!OverwatchEarn new rewards—including Marammat Symmetra, inspired by Christie Golden’s new short story, “Stone by Stone”—by winning games and watching Overwatch on Twitch. Welcome to Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold WarInside BlizzardThe much-anticipated direct sequel to the original Black Ops will be available to play at 05:00 GMT / 06:00 CET on Nov 13. Getting Started in Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War: Controls and Settings (PC)Inside BlizzardFrom basic keybinds to general overviews of each settings submenu, this guide has everything you need to know about the game’s controls and settings on PC, or playing with a keyboard and mouse on another platform. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Pre-Loading, File Size, and Confrontation Weapon Pack DetailsInside BlizzardPrepare for Black Ops Cold War with this pre-load guide, and learn about the free bundle you’ll get for pre-purchasing the game: the Confrontation Weapons Pack. A Deep Dive into the Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War CampaignInside BlizzardWith the help of Raven’s Senior Creative Director Dan Vondrak, we detail three missions from the game’s mind-bending Campaign: Nowhere Left to Run, Fracture Jaw, and Desperate Measures. What’s Playing in Early NovemberInside BlizzardNo one loves delving deep into other people’s secrets more than Overwatch’s most famous hacker, Sombra. No firewall is too strong, no encryption too intricate to keep her out for long. If you have something to hide, you best pray that Sombra won’t take an interest, as the only way to beat this cybernetic vigilante at her own game is to spill the beans before she does. So, let’s pull back the curtain and see what’s next on our gaming calendar. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War PC Launch TrailerInside BlizzardGet to know the game’s upcoming features for PC in a stunning 4K trailer and check the minimum and recommended specifications for the game. Get your gear on this holiday season with Blizzard’s Gear Fest!Inside BlizzardWe're kicking things off with some new World of Warcraft merch! How to slim down your Call of Duty: Modern Warfare install and save disk spaceInside BlizzardTo help you better manage the game’s size, the latest update now lets you customize your installation, allowing you to trim the game down to your favorite modes and unloading the parts of the game you’re pressing pause on for the moment. What's Playing in Late OctoberInside BlizzardMarshall Jim Raynor, StarCraft’s backwater lawman turned reluctant interstellar war hero, knows a thing or two about plans, specifically about what happens when plans make contact with the enemy. Raynor has seen more action than most Terrans, and even though he’s seen the chaos of battle more times than he’d care for, he understands the value of going into battle with a plan. And if being prepared is your thing, this blog should help you lay out your gaming schedule for the rest of this month. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Beta Minimum and Recommended Specs, Pre-Load InformationInside BlizzardReady to play the Beta on PC? Make sure your rig is up to specifications and get intel on pre-load information. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Open Beta: Everything You Need to KnowInside BlizzardPrepare to drop into the Black Ops Cold War Beta with this guide including a schedule, redemption instructions for Early Access, and pre-load info. Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Zombies – A New BeginningInside BlizzardWelcome to a new Zombies chapter! Season Six: Get Your IntelInside BlizzardIncoming Reinforcements – Warzone™ Subway System, Return of Farah and Nikolai Highlight a Packed Season Six of Modern Warfare®