Blizzard News


Play Overwatch Free After Junkertown Launch On Xbox One, PC, and PS4

By Charles Singletary, Sep 14, 2017 3:50pm PDT

The weekend after Junkertown goes live, Blizzard is having a Global free weekend across platforms.


Blizzard Is Testing Major Mercy And D.Va Changes In Overwatch PTR

By Charles Singletary, Aug 24, 2017 12:55pm PDT

Mercy's resurrection is a cool down ability targeting individual characters but her new ult turns her into a healing force to be reckoned with.


"I like that, makes her more than just a healer really. that's fun. "

- FreshwaterAU see all 39 comments

Starcraft 2's Next Major Multiplayer Patch Addresses Underused Units

By Charles Singletary, Aug 22, 2017 12:35pm PDT

There will be redesigned units across all three races and the resource economy will be rebalanced to allow easier comebacks.


Diablo 3 Begins Season 11 Today

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 20, 2017 7:30am PDT

Blizzard’s co-op loot grind opens today and includes the new DLC Necromancer class.


"you have confused "the loot" itself with the acquisition of said loot. those are two separate ..."

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Prediction: Did Blizzard Accidentally Leak the Next World of Warcraft Expansion?

By Greg Burke, Jul 08, 2017 1:45pm PDT

Greg Burke took a close look at Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion announcement, and thinks he may have found a hint about the next World of Warcraft expansion.


"I just saw that her hair turned white, and now I'm listening to 90s music."

- Dr Knee see all 16 comments

The Lich King and New Hero Card Type Coming to Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion

By Asif Khan, Jul 06, 2017 7:40pm PDT

Blizzard announced the new expansion in China at the Hearthstone: Spring Championships. Adventurers will soon travel to Northrend, where they’ll confront the Lich King and be raised as Death Knights.


"I think everyone is kind of losing it in Legion except for the Druids. They're still pretty ..."

- walker270 see all 18 comments

Hearthstone is Nerfing That Quest Everyone Hates

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2017 11:30am PDT

A top-level Rogue deck is about to get a little less powerful. 


"Well for the last year if you want legend you should just play pirate warrior. "

- diamondfire05 see all 7 comments

Souled Out: Why Has Hearthstone's Warlock Been Left Out of the Spring Playoffs?

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2017 6:00am PDT

Blizzard has completed the Spring Playoffs in Europe and the Americas, with the two weekends having one things in common: None of the pro players packed a single Warlock deck? Why is Gul'dan sitting these playoffs out? Shacknews analyzes the potential reasons.


"Zoolock only got like one or two good cards this expansion: the destroy a minion adapt twice ..."

- thecatinthehat see all 9 comments

Overwatch Joins Activision Blizzard's Billion-Dollar Club

By John Keefer, May 05, 2017 12:15pm PDT

One billion dollars. Dr. Evil would be so proud.


"Their CG has been topnotch since ever. I sometimes enjoy their videos more than the games ..."

- ChiefSquattingBear see all 29 comments

Overwatch's Genji Joins Heroes of the Storm

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2017 8:00am PDT

Plus a new map and Payload game mode based on Overwatch's Hanamura environment.


PSA: Overwatch's Uprising Expansion is Live, Certain Features Disabled Due to Technical Issues

By David Craddock, Apr 11, 2017 12:40pm PDT

The update contains more skins, items, and a brand-new PvE mode.


"D.Va selfie highlight intro is hilarious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSB1BTNQU44"

- Izakhar see all 5 comments

Making a Hearthstone Card: Exploring Un'Goro with Elise

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2017 9:30am PDT

We take a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process and rejected designs for the new Hearthstone Legendary card, Elise the Trailblazer.


Leaked Overwatch Trailer Reveals 'Insurrection' Event Details

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2017 12:35pm PDT

The team is going back seven years to a controversial mission against the Omnic threat. Also, new skins!


Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro Card Reviews (Part 3)

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2017 9:00am PDT

We start wrapping up our Hearthstone 'Journey to Un'Goro' card reviews in anticipation of this Thursday's release.


Heroes of the Storm's Kaeo Milker on Going From 'Great Game' to 'Great Free-to-Play Game'

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Heroes of the Storm is kicking off its '2.0 Update' with a huge overhaul to how players earn items and level up their characters. I talked with producer Kaeo Milker about the transition, esports, free-to-play, and more.