Join the Expedition! The League of Explorers™ Coming to Hearthstone® November 12

Mystery and wonder await in new Adventure, featuring 45 all-new cards

ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grab your hat and torch; it’s time to go exploring! Today at
BlizzCon®, Blizzard Entertainment revealed The League of Explorers™—a
brand-new Adventure that sends brave duelists far and wide on harrowing
expeditions to recover a mysterious lost relic. The newest addition to
s Adventure Mode, The League of Explorers will
pit adventurers against dastardly villains in fierce encounters that
will require unique strategies to conquer. And yes, there might be

League of Explorers is a fun mix of memorable locations from
Warcraft and exciting new locations to battle through,” said Mike
Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Players who join
the expedition are in for a good time and will walk away with some great
new cards for their collections.”

The League of Explorers introduces four intrepid
adventurers—Elise Starseeker, Reno Jackson, Sir Finley Mrrgglton, and
Brann Bronzebeard—and invites players to join their journey through a
series of exotic destinations, some familiar and some new, to recover an
artifact of immense power. These brave explorers will face many perils
as they navigate through the Temple of Orsis, Uldaman, the Ruined City,
and the Hall of Explorers in hopes of discovering lost artifacts that
will lead them closer to the relic. Escaping giant boulders and emerging
from all of the locations in one piece will reward adventurers with a
combined total of 45 treasured new cards, bringing a slew of new tactics
to the game.

Available for exploration starting November 12 on Windows® and Mac® PCs;
Windows, iOS, and Android tablets; and iOS and Android
mobile phones, the four League of Explorers locations will open
on a weekly basis (one per week) over the course of a month, with a
one-week break in the middle during the Thanksgiving holiday. The
League of Explorers
can be purchased in full for $19.99 USD, one
location at a time for 700 gold or $6.99 USD each, or in discounted
bundles based on the number of individual locations already purchased.

Prepare for the perilous journey ahead and learn more about Hearthstone

About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and
the Warcraft®StarCraft®,
and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (,
a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer
and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of
the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s
track record includes nineteen #1 games* and multiple Game of the Year
awards. The company’s online-gaming service,®, is
one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.

*Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and
reports from key distribution partners.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking

Information in this press release that involves Blizzard Entertainment’s
expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future,
including statements about scheduled release dates, and features of Hearthstone:
Heroes of Warcraft
and The League of Explorers Adventure, are
forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of
risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause Blizzard
Entertainment’s actual future results to differ materially from those
expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release
include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the
risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard’s most recent annual report
on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The
forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information
available to Blizzard Entertainment and Activision Blizzard as of the
date of this release, and neither Blizzard Entertainment nor Activision
Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may
ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of
the future performance of Blizzard Entertainment or Activision Blizzard
and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which
are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially
from current expectations.


Blizzard Entertainment
Rob Hilburger
VP, Global Communications
Director, Global PR
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PR Manager
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