Blizzard Entertainment News


Overwatch Anniversary Event Kicks Off Today

By John Keefer, May 23, 2017 8:00am PDT

The full patch notes inside.


"soldier 76, symmetra, and zarya skins are damn neat. 76's is probably the best one."

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Destiny 2 Will Let you Farm World of Warcraft Gold to Buy the Game

By John Keefer, May 18, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Bungie's move to the Blizzard Launcher means the new game will use Blizzard Balance for purchases.


"I currently have 660,000 gold, but spread over 12 characters, 6 of which are 110s (the rest are ..."

- Keefinator see all 7 comments

Destiny 2 to Use Blizzard Launcher for PC, Will Ignore Steam

By John Keefer, May 18, 2017 12:30pm PDT

It will be the first non-Blizzard game for the Battle.net system.


"Actually if I were to get into my Battle.net account that's exactly what would happen. 40-all."

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Overwatch Anniversary Event Coming Next Week

By John Keefer, May 18, 2017 8:45am PDT

The one-year anniversary of the popular game will also be marked by a free weekend and a special Game of the Year edition.


"I read an article on Forbes I think talking about how Blizzard needs to add more Permanent skins ..."

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Heroes of the Storm to Start Map Rotations Capped at 9

By John Keefer, May 15, 2017 10:30am PDT

All 13 maps will be used throughout the season, but it won't seem so overwhelming to teams.


"That seems like it would be a good way to keep more people happy. Ban certain maps before you ..."

- the_burd see all 8 comments

Blizzard Responds to Rumors of $20 Million Overwatch League Buy-In Fee

By John Keefer, May 11, 2017 5:50pm PDT

Some eSports teams are dropping over the high fee, which appears to be somewhat inflexible.


"part of the reason why I feel people dont watch Overwatch atm, I have no idea when matches air! ..."

- harlinson see all 9 comments

Hearthstone's Rogue Quest One Month Later

By Ozzie Mejia, May 10, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Now that the initial outcry has died down and Hearthstone's new Standard meta has had a full month to settle in, it's time to revisit the Rogue Quest and ask if it still needs to be nerfed.


"Exited Ozzie is back, sad his Yahoo deal did not make it through the Verizon merger"

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Honesty is the Best Policy, If It Gets You a Trip to BlizzCon

By John Keefer, May 04, 2017 8:45am PDT

A gold master StarCraft source code disc was found out in the wild, and after much internal conflict, the individual returned it to Blizzard.


"we did the same thing back then. inkjet printers that printed directly onto cds were not that ..."

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More People Have Played Overwatch Than Live in Texas

By John Keefer, Apr 28, 2017 12:00pm PDT

More than 30 million players have tried the game, Blizzard says.


Overwatch's D.Va to Join Heroes of the Storm 2.0 Roster

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2017 2:10pm PDT

The new update is out with the reveal that Blizzard continues to get Overwatch in its HotS. 


"It's easy to have this perspective if you are a MOBA veteran since HOTS sure is simpler than ..."

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Heroes of the Storm 2.0 to Kick Off With Special Class Bundles

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 2:45pm PDT

Log in after the update launches and receive a 100 gems to unlock a pack of 20 heroes for free.


"Nice! I love the game but haven't really played it in a year. I briefly tried it on my new i7 ..."

- code-e255 see all 5 comments

Overwatch to Tweak Win Conditions on Assault Maps Yet Again

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 9:30am PDT

The goal is to avoid ties, but the latest update just added more confusion.


"If the Mercy would have stayed on point they could have won, but she left to heal their tanks at ..."

- WombatFromHell see all 6 comments

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

StarCraft Dev Moves On To Another Project Inside Blizzard

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2017 11:00am PDT

Lead game play designer David Kim wants to 'branch out' a bit.


"Same their modern games do nothing for me. I've tried them all. Starcraft 2 was food, but after ..."

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Overwatch Goes Deeper Into Its Story With Omnic Terrorist Attack

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 3:15pm PDT

A new comic called 'Uprising' is set seven years earlier in the King's Row area of London.


"Blizzard really has built a world that could stand on its own, perhaps as an RPG, if the shooter ..."

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