Blizzard FAQ
Blizzard FAQ
What is Blizzard Entertainment?

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, 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 fourteen#1-selling 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.

Where is Blizzard Entertainment located?

Our headquarters, where all game development takes place, are located in Irvine, California. In addition, we have offices in several other locations around the world to support players of our games in those regions. Check out some of the jobs located around the world.

How can I get a job or internship at Blizzard Entertainment?

We’re currently hiring qualified applicants for a number of positions. Please check our jobs page or our university relations page for full details.

Where can I buy your games?

Boxed copies of our games can be found at many gaming and electronics retailers. Alternatively, you can purchase copies digital copies from the Shop and a variety of other related products from the Blizzard Gear store.

Can I come visit your office?

At this time, we're only able to offer tours for Blizzard HQ in Irvine, CA. Tours typically run once a month with a limited number of spots. For more information, please check out our Tours FAQ and contact us at

What is BlizzCon®?

BlizzCon is a gaming festival celebrating the communities that have sprung up around our games. It offers hands-on playtime with upcoming titles, developer panels, tournaments, contests, and more. To learn more about BlizzCon, visit our BlizzCon website.

How does Blizzard Entertainment feel about total conversions or mods of its games?

We've seen some very polished and fun mods and conversions for our games, and have no problems with them, so long as they are for personal, non-commercial use and do not infringe on the End User License Agreement included in our games, nor the rights of any other parties including copyrights, trademarks or other rights. If you have any other legal questions regarding Blizzard Entertainment or our products, please see our Legal FAQ.