What’s Playing on Battle.net: News and notable events in early May 2023
Kick back and enjoy a moment’s rest from your grand adventures to read up on the latest news from your favorite games.
Breach Neltharion’s secret laboratory in World of Warcraft, deploy into Call of Duty’s new DMZ zone, help us slam Diablo IV’s servers, and more.
Every two weeks, we help you catch up on all things Battle.net by highlighting new content, developer updates, and “don’t miss” occasions to help you hit important dates and maximize each in-game moment.
Navigate by franchise
- World of Warcraft
- Call of Duty
- Diablo IV
- Diablo II: Resurrected
- Warcraft Arclight Rumble
World of Warcraft
Embers of Neltharion is now live
New mysteries wait to be unraveled within the underground of Zaralek Cavern, where you’ll explore, undertake new quests, meet intriguing denizens, experience the latest Dragonriding updates, and more.
Soar alongside your allies in the Dragonflight expansion trial
From now through June 4, returning World of Warcraft players can try Dragonflight for free! Load up your favorite character and embark on a new adventure as you explore the Dragon Isles and experience the early campaign quests.
Call of Duty
Season 03 Reloaded: New map, weapons, and more
The action continues in Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0 with a midseason update, bringing new features like the debut of Warzone 2.0 Ranked Play, the return of a classic Multiplayer mode in Faceoff, and another high-stakes exclusion zone for DMZ.
Help us get launch-ready during the Server Slam
To prepare Sanctuary for June 6, we’re enlisting your demon-cleansing services for one final task. This weekend, from May 12 – May 14, everyone is invited to aid the mortal realm against the armies of the Burning Hells to test the durability of our servers.
Diablo II: Resurrected
Ladder Season 4 has arrived
Patch 2.7 is here, ushering in a new opportunity for brave adventurers to race to level 99 and amass powerful loot along the way. Plus, explore Sanctuary’s latest feature improvements, quality-of-life updates, and bug fixes.
Take the stage in Battlegrounds Season 4
E.T.C.’s World Tour has arrived in Battlegrounds, bringing a new hero and a stadium full of fresh minions as their entourage. Rock the Tavern with updated keywords and a remixed minion pool now!
Warcraft Arclight Rumble
PvP updates in 0.9.5
With the release of the latest beta update, we’ve made some changes to streamline your introduction to the Battle system.
- Matchmaking quality has been improved to decrease the likelihood of new players getting matched against veteran players
- Until players reach Silver, all of their armies will be capped at level 1, and their Honor level will calibrate for their introductory games
- The tutorial has been simplified, and Battle access has been reduced to 8 Skulls from the previous 12
Check out this blog to learn more about what else is rumbling, along with how to unlock extra Ranked rewards.