Tag Archives: battle.net
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 08:15 BST
An infographic depicting many statistics from Diablo III in the last year has been posted on the Battle.net site in celebration of the first anniversary of the game.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 02:22 GMT
A new job ad suggests Blizzard is planning a “next generation Battle.net Desktop Client on OS X”. That’s probably only of interest to those of you with powerful enough office Macs to sneak in a few quick World of Warcraft quests between meetings, but it’s interesting that it’s described as a “next-gen” client. To enter the remote realm of Wild Speculation for a few minutes, perhaps Blizzard will appear at an Apple event showcasing a new iMac range, or launch a universal client across Mac, PC and consoles with Diablo 3. Back in reality: oh good, a better Battle.net client for Macs.
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 | 15:07 GMT
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 14:47 GMT
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 00:52 GMT
Blizzard has stoutly denied any wrongdoing in response to a class-action lawsuit over Battle.net security and authenticators.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 19:04 GMT
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 06:28 BST
World of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft are not the kinds of goods the US is hoping to keep out of Iran, a Treasury spokesperson has said in the wake of Battle.net’s sudden unavailability.
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 | 22:44 BST
Blizzard issued a response regarding the inability to access Battle.net or World of Warcraft servers from Iran. According to the post, the issue stems from applied US sanctions instead of government bans on specific content – although the latter is still true as well.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 02:37 BST
A number of MMOs have become inaccessible from inside Iran, apparently due to government bans on specific content.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 01:35 BST
Diablo 3′s Starter Edition, a limited version of the action RPG which goes up to level 13 and the Skeleton King boss in Act I, is now available to everyone. The taster edition was previously restricted to those who were waiting for credit card purchases to be processed, or had received a guest pass from a friend. Grab the free-to-play version by borrowing a game disc from a mate; creating a new Battle.net account; or visiting the “Your Game Accounts” section of your existing Battle.net account.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 08:47 BST
You were asleep. Now you’re awake. Tons of stuff happened since you signed off yesterday, including a serious Battle.net hack. Get caught up with Brenna and myself in about three minutes by listening to the audio below.
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 05:31 BST
Diablo III sold millions of copies with no pre-release reviews, and still has a low MC score. Does this prove Metacritic’s irrelevance? It does for some games, says Patrick Garratt, and the time has come to break the mould.
Sat, May 19, 2012 | 20:31 BST
An app, which provides the current status of Diablo III’s servers, has been released for Android through Google Play. Developed by Eluamous, creator of a similar app for World of Warcraft, the free app is ad supported and allows you to check the status of servers in Asia, Europe and the US without bothering to log into your PC or Mac. You can download Diablo 3 Server Checker through here. Via Pocket Gamer.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
The ultimate tournament of the Starcraft II World Championship Series is starting to take shape.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 | 21:12 GMT
In an attempt to further integrate its entire fan community into the Battle.net service, Blizzard today introduced BattleTags. BattleTags are an official name for a player account so that players don’t have to post under multiple names across multiple games. The BattleTag will be used to identify the player on Blizzard services like forums. More »
Sat, Dec 10, 2011 | 16:22 GMT
Blizzard has announced it will soon introduce a new feature called Battle.net Balance. It’s basically a virtual wallet Battle.net users can add funds to, using various payment methods. The user can then dip into the wallet to purchase World of Warcraft digital products, and soon, purchase items and store various earnings from Diablo III’s auction house into the wallet.
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 | 03:43 BST
The re-christened Blizzard Arcade will finally allow creative types turn the hours they pour into mods and custom maps into delicious cashmoney.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 18:16 BST
Blizzard has announced that PayPal will be its payment-service partner for the Diablo III auction house, in most regions. It will allow players who trade with real-world currency the ability “to cash out the spoils of their battle-torn adventures via a PayPal account.” PayPal will be added in several regions soon as a payment option on Battle.net for digital purchases of Blizzard products and services. Region-specific information and further details are to be announced in “the near future.”
Meanwhile, the Skill Calculator for Diablo III, which allows gamers to preview and refine their ability set, is live.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 01:50 BST
Blizzard have released a Skill Calculator allowing gamers to preview and refine their ability set for Diablo III.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 21:25 BST
During the Blizzard gamescom press conference today, the firm’s co-founder Frank Pearce was asked by an attendee what he felt the developer had failed at during it’s years in the business, and Pearce said one thing was the planned StarCraft marketplace.