What’s Playing on Battle.net: May – June 2021
During his 10,000-year imprisonment, World of Warcraft’s Illidan Stormrage, Lord of Outland, had plenty of time (between his bouts of brooding) to ponder, plot, and ensure he was perfectly prepared for his inevitable day of reckoning.
If you want to make sure you’re prepared, this blog’s for you.
Every two weeks, we sample some of the limited-time highlights, upcoming events, and other “don’t miss” dates to help you hit important dates and maximize each in-game moment.
Returning event: Overwatch Anniversary (May 18 - June 8)
Celebrate five years of Overwatch with past brawls, new skins, and Anniversary Loot Boxes filled with commemorative goodies from past events. Plus, play games to earn weekly rewards including player icons, sprays, and stylish new looks for your favorite heroes.
Battlegrounds update: Quilboar (now live)
Quilboar have been added to Battlegrounds as a new minion type! Check out the new content in this update, including 17 minions, three heroes, and a mechanic: Blood Gems!
WORLD OF WARCRAFT
Burning Crusade Classic arrives June 1
Return to Outland in Burning Crusade Classic. Wherever you live and whatever path you choose to take, you can be part of one global adventure beyond the Dark Portal.
HEROES OF THE STORM
New skins and Hero reworks
Suit up and sport the distinctive threads of the multiverse’s most valiant heroes with new Overwatch Cosplay skins for four of your favorite Heroes of the Storm characters. Plus, Johanna, Raynor, Stitches, and Valla have received immense reworks; try them out to see the changes firsthand during your next visit to the Nexus.
CALL OF DUTY
‘80s Action Heroes Event
Some heroes die hard. Others draw first blood. Get new Operators Rambo and John McClane, along with film-inspired items, in Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty®: Warzone™ now.