How Roll20 Broke the Record for Fastest Game in HGC History
A heady brew of unorthodox team comp, bold strategy, and spot-on mechanics made it happen.
BLIZZARD INTERVIEWS TED PARK
As part of a series of Inside Blizzard interviews, we checked in with Ted Park, our Lead Character Artist for Heroes of the Storm.
The Overwatch League™ Signs Final Three Teams for Inaugural Season
Dallas, Houston, and Philadelphia round out the initial 12 teams for the Overwatch League’s launch. Read on for more about the inaugural season!
Consistency and Chaos Collide in 2017's Final GSL Championship
The most incredible GSL finals of the year was a titanic clash between two very different schools of StarCraft II thought.
Pet Playground: Animals at the Blizzard Campus
The presence of pets at Blizzard has been a unique, and, to some, a treasured part of our workplace culture.
Blizzard Arena Opens in Los Angeles
Overwatch League, the Hearthstone Championship Tour, and Overwatch Contenders will be among the first events at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles.
Destiny 2 PC Open Beta Now Live! Play Free Until August 31
Get ready, Guardians. Early Access to the Destiny 2 PC Beta begins August 28 for those who’ve pre-purchased, followed by an Open Beta period August 29–31.
Blizzard Entertainment at gamescom 2017
Blizzard is heading back to Cologne, Germany next week for gamescom 2017! The event takes place from August 22–26, and we’ll be there to put on our best show yet.
StarCraft: Remastered Now Live!
Upgrade complete! StarCraft: Remastered, Blizzard Entertainment’s modernization of the science-fiction real-time strategy classic and its iconic expansion Brood War, is now live and available for purchase from the Blizzard Shop.
Blizzard Battle.net Update
The Battle.net online-gaming service was never going away, but after giving the branding change further consideration and also hearing your feedback, we’re in agreement that the name should stay as well.
The Overwatch League Welcomes Two More Teams!
Two new teams have joined the Overwatch League—one representing London and another representing Los Angeles—bringing the total number of teams for the inaugural season to nine.
Seven Overwatch League Teams Announced!
We’re pleased to announce that the Overwatch League has its first seven teams—representing Boston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, Shanghai, and Seoul—with a great mix of owners who come from the worlds of traditional sports, endemic esports, and technology.
World of Warcraft
The Black Temple – A Journey Through Time(walking)
Patch 2.1 – The Black Temple released on May 15, 2007. Among many other features (such as finally being able to fish in Underbog!) the patch included the long-awaited Black Temple raid, location of the final showdown between Azeroth’s greatest heroes and Illidan Stormrage.
The Lich King to Raid Hearthstone® in Knights of the Frozen Throne™
Prepare to taste power from beyond the grave in the next Hearthstone® expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, launching this August.
StarCraft: Remastered Arrives August 14—Prepurchase Now!
The award-winning RTS classic and the Brood War expansion have been lovingly remastered with 4K Ultra High Definition graphics, enhanced audio, new matchmaking and leaderboard systems, and more.
A Dark Hero Returns to Diablo® III—Rise of the Necromancer™ Now Available
The necromancer has finally returned to face the demons of the Burning Hells.
Destiny 2 Launching on PC October 24—Prepurchases Now Live!
We’re excited to announce that the PC version of Destiny 2 is launching on October 24—and prepurchases are now live via the game’s website and also in the Blizzard Shop!
Blizzard Interviews Chris Glover
As part of a new series of Inside Blizzard interviews, we checked in with Chris Glover, our IT department's Service Engineering Director.
Destiny 2 Coming to Battle.net!
A new game will be appearing alongside your favorite Blizzard games: Bungie’s upcoming first-person action game Destiny 2 will be joining the party!
Blizzard Forms New Division
Blizzard has formed a dedicated division within the company that will handle management, operation, sales, and distribution for Overwatch esports programs, including the Overwatch League and Overwatch World Cup.
UT Arlington Goes Flawless to Win Heroes of the Dorm
The team from the University of Texas at Arlington went an unprecedented 29-0 in all games to win Heroes of the Dorm!
Azeroth’s Finest Explorers Embark on Journey to Un’Goro™
Adventurers from across Azeroth today embarked on their boldest expedition yet—the latest Hearthstone® expansion, Journey to Un’Goro™, is now live!
New Premium Collectibles Line Established
Loot hoarders and treasure seekers rejoice—Blizzard today announced the creation of Blizzard Collectibles, a new line of premium statues, replicas, and artwork designed and produced directly by Blizzard.
StarCraft: Remastered Announced
One of the greatest real-time strategy games of all time has evolved!