Welcome to BlizzConline! We'll be covering the opening ceremony live in this article and will cover everything important that you need to know about the upcoming Hearthstone expansion, Forged in the Barrens, and all the other wonderful Hearthstone news.

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Live Recap

  • World of Warcraft Shadowland 9.1 and Classic Updates
  • Hearthstone going back to its roots in a major way
  • Diablo Immortal Technical Alpha
  • Blizzard Arcade Collection
    • Blackthorne
    • Rock and Roll Racing
    • Lost Vikings
    • All the classics are making a return in definitive editions.
    • Available on PS4, Xbox, Switch, and PC via Battle.net
    • You are getting this for free starting today if you bought any anniversary bundle.
  • World of Warcraft
    • The first major content update for Shadowlands is Chains of Domination.
    • Players are going to be heading into the Maw for more content.
    • A new charity pet! Everyone in World of Warcraft gets the pet if the community fundraises enough money.
  • World of Warcraft Classic
    • The Burning Crusade confirmed!
    • Beta begins soon.
    • When TBC launches you can move to Burning Crusade or stay in Classic.
  • Hearthstone
    • Year of the Gryphon!
    • The new Core set will be completely free.
    • Three cards in the new core set have been revealed - Dragons reimagined!
    • New expansion is Forged in the Barrens!
    • New Keyword: Frenzy Effects triggered the first time a minion survives damage.
    • Class spells that gain power as you gain Mana Crystals.
    • Collect 10 new powerful minions of the Horde and Alliance.
    • Shadow Hunter Vol'jin is available for free later today.
    • Hearthstone Mercenaries is a new game mode featuring RPG gameplay.
      • Random generated encounters
      • Upgradable heroes
  • Diablo 4
    • New Class - The Rogue
    • Rogues are flexible in how they can be played. Freedom to create a Rogue you imagine through looks and playstyle.
  • Diablo 2
    • Remastered edition coming to PC and Consoles.
  • Overwatch 2
    • More details in their own dedicated panel.
    • Talent trees and more coming!

Quote From Blizzard

Coming later this year is Hearthstone Mercenaries, an all-new single-player and competitive game mode that invites players to assemble and upgrade teams from among Azeroth’s mightiest heroes and villains and put them to the test in an everchanging series of engaging tactical battles.

Players will see their mercenaries gain experience, equipment, new abilities, and evolve into more powerful versions of themselves while battling through highly replayable, randomly generated roguelike missions.

New Forged in the Barrens Cards

We've got a few new cards! Shadow Hunter Vol'jin will be given out to everyone for free today.

Shadow Hunter Vol'jin Card Image

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Blademaster Samuro Card Image

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Chain Lightning (Rank 1) Card Image

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Core Set Cards

Three cards have been revealed from the new core set! These do not replace their older versions. The old cards sit in Wild under the legacy set when rotation happens.

Ysera the Dreamer Card Image

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Malygos the Spellweaver Card Image

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Deathwing the Destroyer Card Image

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Forged in the Barrens Cinematic

Watch Live

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BlizzCon Scavenger Hunt

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Learn more about Forged in the Barrens

Head on over to our dedicated guide for Forged in the Barrens to learn more about the new expansion and to see all the revealed cards!

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