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Destiny 2 Available for Pre-Purchase on PC
This week, Blizzard announced that Destiny 2 will be releasing through Battle.net on October 24! Pre-purchase is now available on Battle.net for $59.99 for the Standard Edition, $89.99 for the Standard Edition + Expansion Passes and $99.99 for the Digital Deluxe Edition. Don’t forget that you’re able to use your Battle.net Balance on this purchase, so if you have extra WoW gold, you may wish to pick up a few WoW tokens and trade them in for Battle.net Balance.
Pre-Purchasing Destiny 2 will get you access to the Destiny 2 Beta.
Overwatch Horizon Map Preview
Horizon Lunar Colony is the latest Overwatch map available for testing on the PTR. However, Blizzard released a behind-the-scenes map preview on YouTube which announces that this new 2 Control Point map will be released on Tuesday, June 20.
The Overwatch Contenders Group Stage started this weekend. Yesterday, the group stage for EU teams started and NA teams will be playing later today starting at 1 PDT.
Heroes Malthael’s Bargain
Heroes and the Storm and Diablo are having a cross promotion event between June 13 and June 26. If you play 15 games with a friend in VS AI, Quick Match, Ranked or Unranked Draft as Heroes from the Diablo universe.
Once the bargain is struck and the task is complete, you’ll receive the following rewards:
- Heroes of the Storm Rewards: Leoric’s Phantom, 1x Epic Loot Chest
- Diablo III PC Rewards: Ghost Kerrigan Wings*
- The event begins during the week of June 13, and lasts until June 26**
*While the Ghost Kerrigan Wings can be unlocked by completing your quest in Heroes of the Storm starting next week, they will be unavailable for use in Diablo III until Patch 2.6.0 is released in your region. Stay tuned to the official Diablo III site for more details.
**Exact start and end dates may vary slightly by region.
The Heroes Mid-Season Brawl has 12 top-tier teams on battling it out on the global stage. Group stage matches took place over the last week and the final bracket continues until June 19. Tune in to the Heroes Twitch Page to watch the action or the Heroes YouTube page to catch up on past games.