New Blizzard Video Series Introduces Prominent World Of Warcraft E-Sports Teams And Players

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It seems like Blizzard Entertainment is hell-bent on putting World of Warcraft on the e-Sports map together with Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm. The studio debuted their new WoW e-Sports program earlier this week called Gladiator’s Summit. The first episode of Gladiator’s Summit aired on August 21, Monday and was hosted by veteran WoW players Jackson “Bajheera” Bliton and [...]

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The Battle.net App Is Now The "Blizzard App"

Last September, Blizzard Entertainment announced that it would be retiring the Battle.net moniker and replacing it with generic "Blizzard" branding for all of its products. At the time, the company stated that its reason for doing so was that "there’s been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls—Blizzard and Battle.net." It's a pretty [...]

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Blizzard Ending Support For Windows XP And Vista In All Of Its Modern Games

It's the end of an era for Blizzard Entertainment—literally. The company announced at the end of last week that it would be ending support for Windows XP and Vista "later this year." The announcement pertains to all of Blizzard's modern games, including Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft. The full announcement is as [...]

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Blizzard Job Listings Indicate Unannounced First-Person Shooter Project

Two new job listings have appeared on Blizzard Entertainment's Careers site, looking for new Lead Software Engineers for both an Engine and Tools. You may be thinking "so what? You generally need those for game development," but these listings are significant because they are for an unannounced first-person shooter project. Blizzard is looking for two new hires to "work on [...]

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Blizzard Launches Blizzard Voice, Game-Agnostic Battle.net Voice Chat

The first of Blizzard's generalized products to not be under the Battle.net moniker, Blizzard Voice, has officially launched. The system allows players to create chat channels that support both text and voice, after which they can invite friends. Those invited can then invite their friends. These channels support an infinite amount of users. Users can be part of multiple channels, [...]

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