Blizzard Entertainment Production Director, Jason Chayes and Game Director, Ben Brode announce Hearthstone expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, comes out in early August. 135 new cards added to the game, but this is the first time in the game’s history where Blizzard has released two full-size expansions in a row.
Twitch.tv announced two-year deal with Activision Blizzard Entertainment to become the exclusive third-party streaming outlet for more than 20 live eSports competitions featuring popular games made by Blizzard Entertainment including Overwatch, Hearthstone, StarCraft and World of Warcraft through 2018. Twitch.tv users with Amazon Prime receive their own perks, including free game-related merchandise.
Blizzard Entertainment released preview video of Horizon Lunar Colony map, the latest Overwatch‘s additional map shows us the first map that will take players off-world as part of the One Year Anniversary event.
Hackers are conducting phishing email attacks on World of Warcraft (WoW) gamers using two types of emails to steal login credentials by making them believe they have won free in-game pets (Battlepaw and Mystic Runesaber) followed by a link to claim it by putting Blizzard account login credentials.
Activision Blizzard announced in Fourth Quarter 2016 Results powerpoint presentation
Full Destiny sequel in 2017 to broaden the franchise’s global reach, which along with follow-on content plans, sets the stage for growth
Destiny 2 (may be called Destiny II: Forge of Hope) may be more accessible entry than the first game in what Activision Blizzard deems as a new franchise. Destiny 2 should be available later 2017 and expect the same kind of DLC / microtransaction roadmap to carry forth to the sequel.