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Overwatch surpasses 35 million players

During Overwatch’s first year on the market, the game has hit a number of milestones. 15 million players had enjoyed the game during the Summer of last year and by May this year, that number had doubled to 30 million. Now, with the Halloween event getting under way, Overwatch has …

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Blizzard release new Battle.net social features

Ahead of Destiny 2’s PC release on October 24th, Blizzard has updated its Battle.net client with brand new social features. Currently the new functions are only available in beta, which is open for anyone to use. One of the most significant introductions to the beta client is the new Social …

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Overwatch League adds its first UK franchise

Blizzard is well on its way to launching the Overwatch League later this year, as two more franchises have signed on for spots on the league. Cloud9 has become the first UK-based franchise to be taking part, meanwhile, another Los Angeles based team has also been added to the roster, …

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WoW patches to start adding more story content

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For over a decade, the cycle of updates and releases for World of Warcraft has seen the biggest and most game changing content come from expansions, rather than patches. Moving forward though that paradigm is going to shift, to allow Blizzard to deliver story updates and more on an increasingly …

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Weird Al Yankovic to close out Blizzcon show

Although it doesn’t look like Blizzard will be making any announcements about legacy servers at this year’s Blizzcon event, it is looking to keep people entertained throughout. To help close out the show, it’s hired on parody song writer/performer, Weird Al Yankovich. Of course Blizzard usually takes on the services …

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Blizzard is ditching the ‘Battle.net’ name

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Blizzard first launched Battle.net around twenty years ago and over the years, the platform has grown to encompass more games. However, it looks like it is time for change, which is why Blizzard announced today that it will be transitioning away from the Battle.net name, with plans to replace it …

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WoW Legion sales top 3.3 million on day one

Sales of World of Warcraft’s latest expansion, Legion, show there’s still plenty of life in the Azeroth yet. On just the first day of sale, over 3.3 million copies were sold, netting Blizzard a tasty bump in revenue and no doubt a number of returning subscriptions to go along with …

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