What Do You Get When You Put Hearthstone™: Heroes of Warcraft™ On iPad®? Fun! | Be Korea-savvy

What Do You Get When You Put Hearthstone™: Heroes of Warcraft™ On iPad®? Fun!

App Store℠ rollout of Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed digital card game begins in select regions; coming soon to rest of planet. (image: Bizzard Entertainment)

App Store℠ rollout of Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed digital card game begins in select regions; coming soon to rest of planet. (image: Blizzard Entertainment)

IRVINE, Calif. April 2, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to inform swagnificent, Zippi79,  MrHeed, JohnTheTree, Successlol, SpiritGuard, AnimaLeet, Waffles,  Thinkzalot, SwaggishMike, and everyone else who was asking online, that Hearthstone:  Heroes of Warcraft, its free-to-play digital card  game, is now available on iPad® in Canada, Australia, and New  Zealand, with the iPad App Storesm release for the rest of  the world coming soon.

Hearthstone’s player base has already grown to more than  10 million registered accounts following the official Windows®  and Mac® release,* but we saw that a few people  online were holding out for the iPad version,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO  and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Instead of calling those folks  up individually, we figured we might as well let everyone know that the  global iPad rollout for Hearthstone has begun, and pretty soon  it’ll be available everywhere. The game is a natural fit for tablets—we  encourage everyone to check it out on their couch, in their backyard, in  a coffee shop . . . or anywhere else they take their iPads.

In addition to Australians’, Canadians’, and New Zealanders’ iPads, Hearthstone  is available for Windows and Mac PCs globally, with iPad support for the  rest of the world coming soon. Android device, iPhone, and  Windows tablet versions are also in development and will be available in  the future.

Visit playhearthstone.com  or the iPad App Store (select regions) today to learn more about Hearthstone,  download the game for free, and start having fun!

About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft®  and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo®  franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com),  a division of Activision Blizzard (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 sixteen #1-selling games* and multiple  Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net®,  is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.

*Based on internal company records and/or reports from key  distribution partners. †Internet connection required so that  the Battle.net® gnomes can keep your card  collection up to date across platforms. Apple, Mac, and iPad  are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other  countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android  is a trademark of Google, Inc.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking  Statements: Information in this press release that involves  Blizzard Entertainment’s expectations, plans, intentions or strategies  regarding the future, including statements about scheduled release dates,  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.

Source: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (via BusinessWire)


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