The 2019 Arena World Championship Summer Finals is nearly here. Teams from all across America and Europe have battled over two seasons for their chance to qualify for the AWC Global Finals—an event every top Arena competitor aspires to attend. There are only two ways to qualify at this point in the year, being the first AWC Point earner from your region or placing first or second at the Summer Finals.… Read the rest
The Horde and the Alliance were out in full force on Monday—World of Warcraft® Classic set a new record for the highest launch-day concurrent viewership biggest-ever game launch on Twitch, with livestreams of World of Warcraft reaching a peak concurrent viewership of more than 1.1 million unique viewers of WoW® Classic’s launch day!… Read the rest
All current World of Warcraft subscribers can start playing Classic at no additional cost
WoW® Classic rings in the game’s 15th anniversary, with celebrations in Battle for Azeroth™ to follow in the coming months
Grizzled veterans and hardy newcomers alike can now experience Azeroth as it was in its earliest days with World of Warcraft® Classic, which is live starting today and included at no additional cost as part of everyone’s WoW® subscription globally.
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The Mythic Dungeon International (MDI) is back on Twitch starting August 10th with the MDI Summer Season! If you want to follow along with some of the best dungeon racing teams in the world, here’s a breakdown of what you need to know!
Sprint to The Finish
We had an exciting first half of the year with the MDI Spring Finals in Sydney, Australia, but that was only the halfway point.… Read the rest
With the upcoming opening of the mythic raid ‘Azshara’s Eternal Palace’, the World of Warcraft community will turn their eyes to see which guild will beat Queen Azshara in this prestigious global race. Two of the most dominant raid guilds will take up residency at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London on Tuesday 16th July streaming World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth as they attempt the next ‘World First,’ and broadcast their attempts live in a mammoth 24HR stream on twitch.tv/redbull.… Read the rest
Something sinister churns beneath the waves—the Queen of Tides’ return has arrived! Rise of Azshara, the next major Battle for Azeroth content update, is packed with many new features, including the addition of Essences to the Heart of Azeroth system; two new zones to explore, Nazjatar and Mechagon; Heritage Armor for tauren and gnomes; new Benthic gear; a raid that takes players into the depths of Azshara’s Eternal Palace; and much more.… Read the rest
Powerhouse esports organization Method have officially achieved their 11th World First victory live from the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London, defeating all nine bosses in the newest WoW raid before any other guild. The Race to World First for Battle of Dazar’alor began last Thursday (31/01/19) and Method defeated the final boss, Mythic Jaina Proudmore, live in front of fans on Twitch on Tuesday (05/02/19).… Read the rest
by Blizzard Entertainment
Details for the 2019 Arena World Championship (AWC) and rebranded Mythic Dungeon International (still MDI!), including increases to both programs’ prize pools, which will come from a portion of the sales of two new toys. Let’s get right into it.
Arena Returns for 2019
We are pleased to bring back the Arena World Championship in similar form as last year—just with a few fun twists.… Read the rest
Blizzard Entertainment unveiled Warcraft® III: Reforged™, a stunning reimagining of the revolutionary real-time strategy game that laid the foundation for Azeroth’s most epic stories. A remake in the truest sense, Warcraft III: Reforged sees the original Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its award-winning expansion, The Frozen Throne®, rebuilt from the ground up, with a thorough visual overhaul, a suite of contemporary social and matchmaking features via Blizzard Battle.net®, and a pledge of support for its thriving community of creators—starting with an upgraded World Editor.… Read the rest
When the Battle for Azeroth™ erupted worldwide last week, champions of the Alliance and the Horde around the globe were called upon to fight for their faction. Heroes everywhere turned out in force, and Blizzard Entertainment today announced that as of Battle for Azeroth’s first full day of launch on August 14, more than 3.4 million units of the latest World of Warcraft® expansion had sold through worldwide—setting a new day-one sales record for the franchise and making it one of the fastest-selling PC games of all-time.… Read the rest
Thereâ€™s no need to wait for the Global Finals this fall when WCS fans can just tune into GSL vs. The World this week to see the biggest names in StarCraft II esports in a special all-star event. 2018â€™s top performers in both the WCS Circuit and Koreaâ€™s Global StarCraft II League, along with a handful of players voted in by fans, will battle each other in an individual 16-player tournament and a unique team-based competition to see if the worldâ€™s best can stand up to the best from South Korea.… Read the rest