Balance is now live! Balance is a new feature that gives players an alternate way to purchase Blizzard digital products and services directly through their accounts. Players are now able add to their Balance using a variety of payment methods, and then use that balance toward Blizzard Entertainment products and servicesÂ such as World of Warcraft realm transfers, character name changes, and other paid services; as well as digital versions ofÂ select Blizzard games, including Diablo II and StarCraft II.Â In the future, players will be also able to use Balance for the digital World of Warcraft Battle Chest and WoW digital upgradesÂ andÂ to purchase digital products through the online Blizzard Store, including World of Warcraft game-time codes and Pet Store pets and mounts.Â In addition,Â with the upcoming launch of Diablo III, playersÂ will have the optionÂ to use Balance to buy and sell items in the gameâ€™s currency-based auction house.
Blizzard Entertainment is proud to announce the 2012Â Battle.netÂ World Championship, a major global eSports event featuring some of the best pro-gaming competition in the world.Slated to take place in Asia toward the end of 2012,Â theÂ Battle.net World Championship will hostÂ this yearâ€™s StarCraft II and World of Warcraft Arena World Championship tournaments. Blizzard gamers and eSports fans from around the world will be invited to attend and witness some of the most skilled pro players on the planet battle it out for cash and glory.