Blizzard goes Black (Friday)
Fans of Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch and World of Warcraft can save themselves a few dollarydoos as Blizzard offer steep discounts thanks to their Black Friday 2017 deals.
Let’s start off with what’s on offer in the Nexus of Heroes of the Storm:
The gem costs for heroes Gul’dan, Tracer, Butcher (the bane of my existence), Greymane and Morales are 50% off.
You can also pick up the following skins for a generous 50% discount on their gem price: Apothecary Morales, Gold StormPunk Kael’thas, Jasper Frostlord Rexxar, Raider Rexxar, Emberlord Zul’jin, Sakura Auriel, Neon Spectre Tracer, Tangerine Mad Martian Gazlowe, Sharkmouth D.Va and Enranged Butcherlisk.
If you’re more of a bundle type of buyer, you can get a skin bundle for only 900 (that’s 29% off) gems which includes the following skins: Oni Genji, Skeletal Raven Sylvanas, Dark Auriel, Blackrock Garrosh, Shadow Priestess Tyrande, Dark Seraphim Tyrael, Deadwalker Warmatron Cassia, Dominion Elite Agent Nova, Ashen Hellflame Nazeebo and Black Grand Marshall Uther.
There’s also a sweet Legends Bundle you can snatch up for only 3,500 gems (a discount of 31%). The bundle includes the purchase of heroes Jaina, Li-Ming, D.Va and Diablo and also includes a selection of legendary skins for each of the purchased heroes in the bundle. You’ll also get an Angry Cloud mount to ride around on as you reign terror down on your enemies!
Speaking of mounts, there are three mounts – the Nimbus Cloud, Neutron Space Lord’s Starbreaker and the Felsaber – that also enjoy a 50% gem cost discount.
For all you heroes who want to earn that extra game XP and gold, you can buy a 360-day Stimpack for 6,000 gems – that saves you 33% off the usual cost! Look at that, it’s already earning you extra coin!
The deals aren’t stopping there, either. At the moment, Blizzard is offering a respectable deal on their popular shooter title Overwatch. You can get the standard edition of the game for $29.95AUD (normal price: $59.95AUD) or grab the Game of the Year Edition which includes 10 loot boxes, 5 special hero skins, in-game goodies for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, Diablo III and StarCraft II for only $44.95AUD – that’s a massive 50% discount!
If World of Warcraft is something you’ve always wanted to try, you can jump in now and get started before the Battle for Azeroth begins without breaking the bank.
When buying World of Warcraft, which includes the base game and all expansions up to and including Warlords of Draenor and play up to level 100, you’ll get it for 50% off – only $12.45AUD (normally $24.95AUD.
If you want to take your journey further to level 110 and explore the Broken Isles, play as a Demon Hunter class and experience the latest chapter in the saga, you can also enjoy 50% off their latest Legion expansion and pick it up for only $34.95AUD for the standard edition (normally $69.95AUD) or $59.95AUD for the Digital Deluxe Edition (normally $94.95AUD)
So, whether you’re strapped for cash because you’re a student struggling with education loans, a millennial who can’t afford things because of all those delicious avocados on toast or a die-hard gamer who emptied their wallets during the last Steam sale, there’s still the chance to pick up some really good games from Blizzard without totally breaking the bank this Black Friday!
A Twitch Affiliate streamer by day, games reviewer by night and full-time crazy cat lady, Krystal is an Australian from Sydney now spending her days in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Her passion for gaming started at a very young age, playing on both PC and console. We can’t promise she won’t throw cats at you.