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A gaming service provided by Blizzard Entertainment and a desktop PC application under the same name, required to play Blizzard's PC games.

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Can I get my Battle.Net authenticator to accept one-button approval instead of codes?

If I log into the Blizzard website, or for some games, I can get the authenticator to pop up a request that I just have to approve or deny, to be able to log in. However, I've noticed that for WoW, ...
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Booting up Overwatch stuck on blank screen?

Yesterday there was a new patch for Overwatch, patch 1.25.0.1, after updating it today I get stuck on a blank screen when booting up the game. Tired uninstalling and reinstalling Overwatch Even ...
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How to run battle.net when there is no blizzard games installed?

When I installed Starcraft 2 on my PC the installer created a shortcut 'play starcraft 2' on my start menu. If I run it the Blizzard's Battle.net client application starts. Later I uninstalled ...
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How to play Destiny 2 demo(trial) with a friend in co-op on PC?

Both me and my friend installed the Destiny 2 demo (trial) from Battle.net (Blizzard) but it is not clear how can we play together, even after we completed the prologue. My friend isn't displayed in ...
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Can't gift a game to a friend through Battlenet app

I am trying to gift a game to a friend, but when it's asking me to select the friend from the list, only name of 1 friend shows up while I have over 20 friends in my list. If I try to write the name (...
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WoW NAS Hard Link/Symbolic Link vs VHD/VHDX

Alright so to those World of Warcraft gamers and tech enthusiast out there, I got a tricky question for you. It is no longer possible to install WoW on a NAS (Network Attached Storage). See: https://...
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Who is “Your Opponent”?

Playing Hearthstone ranked mode, I was matched up against someone with the username "Your Opponent". This was odd for several reasons: Normally, the opponent's rank is shown on the initial screen, ...
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Linking battle net account to psn

Now, with the Overwatch free weekend I downloaded Overwatch for PS4. In the store it seemed like it's Origin's edition. According to this answer I should get Origins edition cosmetics if I link it. ...
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Can I play on EU servers I register on US servers?

I told someone who is in the US to get me 2 $20 Blizzard gift cards because they don't have Overwatch where I live, nor the Blizzard gift cards. But for some reason when I signed up I turned out to ...
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Can I unshare my real name on Battle.net?

I have a friend on Battle.net who I've shared my real name with through Real ID. We are both friends in real life, so I was completely fine sharing my real name. Recently my friend started streaming ...
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How do I install StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void through the Blizzard client?

According to my battle.net account I own StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. There's a download button for me to get my copy if I want. However, I'd prefer to download and play it through the Blizzard ...
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Can my friends see me if I play games on a different server?

I have friends on Americas server in the battlenet app, if I play on Europe server, can people see me playing games? With and/or without the launcher being open. I know when playing Overwatch for ...
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Can I install Overwatch and play WoW at the same time

I just started installing Overwatch. I would like to play World of Warcraft while I wait for it to install. Will it install while I play World of Warcraft?
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help in changing my account details

Is there any way I can change my age for my battle net account. I accidentally put the wrong year in. Just wondering if this is a possibility, thank you.
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Can friends on Battle.net see the date I bought a game?

I bought a game very recently to play with friends, but I told them I already had it. When I add them, can they see the date I bought it, or does it only tell them that I own the game?
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Through this forum I found out that you can make uplay start a game with the following command. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\Uplay.exe" "uplay://launch/410/0" This specific ...
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How to remove a real-id from a friend in BattleNet?

I accidently added someone as a real id friend in battle net, and they accepted. Now we both want to remove the person from the list, so that the other person shows up with the username instead. How ...
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How to transfer your Overwatch friends' list to the PTR?

I have a list of friends, most of whom I've added using the 'recent players' feature in the main Overwatch game. I'm attempting to add these people on the PTR (because my friends' list doesn't sync, ...
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Finding a friend on Overwatch by in game name [duplicate]

As per a suggestion from the OW university/comp subreddits I have been recording my matches to look for ways to improve myself. During one of these reviews I noticed one match where I sent a friend ...
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My hearthstone installation is stuck “waiting on another installation”

My Hearthstone is stuck and will not start. I tried deleting all the caches and it had no affect. This is what it looks like:
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Is Blizzard's Battle.net desktop app mandatory?

Does the Battle.net desktop app have to be installed to install, update and play Blizzard games or is the program optional such as the GOG Galaxy client?
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Does Battletag change concerns the numeric ID?

Will my numeric ID change if I change my Battletag? Let's say my battle tag is tag#1234. After I change it, will the numeric ID will stay the same, tag2#1234, or perhaps, will it generate a new ...
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Can I still use the new Battle.net mobile authenticator if my phone does not have internet?

The Battle.net mobile authenticator has received an update earlier this year that replaces the manual entry of a code with a single tap of a button in the app itself. However, this requires the app ...
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Do Steam or Battle.Net Terms of Service restrict the ability to play games remotely via streaming?

I find myself frequently moving between two locations, and I'm finding I have to move my PC from one location to another. I've thought about simplifying this, and one way to do this might be to stream ...
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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls NPC conversation / dialogue resetting after starting new game

Note: Sadly, it seems like this is an old bug, dating back at least to 2014, possibly even to 2012. If you are experiencing this bug, please report it! Hopefully, we will get it fixed soon. The ...
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How can I contact Battle Net?

Everybody has put down the call center but what I really want is the email, as I'm a student and I have a tight budget which sadly means that calling isn't an option. I have sent in two support ...
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What timezone does Blizzard go by?

I greatly enjoyed the Overwatch Beta, and am currently suffering through the 2-week withdrawl until the release date on the 24th. I'd like to start playing as soon as possible again, but I'm also ...
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Where can I find my race statistics in Starcraft 2?

It's been a while so maybe Blizzard took this away... but I used to be able to view my profile on battle.net and see if my Terran won 25% of games, and then say half of those wins were against other ...
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Battle.net friend list

I haven't played sc2 in like 4 years, and now when I logged in the battle.net app I see that the friend list shows 1 offline friend only. But when I visit my profile page on the battle.net website, ...
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Is it possible to share StarCraft with another Battle.net account?

I have purchased the first two SC2 games, and would like my son to be able to play. I am currently installing them on his computer from my Battle.net account. Is there a way for him to play that ...
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How does region/language locking work for Legacy of the Void?

If I buy a StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Battle.net key from a Russian shop, which says it's for "a Russian-language version, intended for activation in Russia", what are the restrictions exactly? ...
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Are the original Starcraft 2 WoL and HotS DVDs still useful for installing the game?

It's been many years since those games came out, and in preparation for Legacy of the Void I'd like to replay the whole series. However, the Battle.net application is quoting me a ~20 GB download ...
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Can I play Blizzard games without my friends knowing I'm online? [duplicate]

Sometimes I want to play games without other people bugging me. In the Steam client it possible to appear offline to your friends while playing. Does the Blizzard game client offer this same ...
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StarCraft Brood War online? [duplicate]

Is it still possible to play Star Craft Brood War online on Battle.net? What do I need aside from the original game? Do I need to pay a subscription fee on Battle.net?
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Battle.net / Steam: Physical copy allowing use of digital download?

I primarily use a Mac without a optical drive. I found a good offer for the physical retail copy and I would like to buy this copy. Will it allow me to download the game since I can't use the physical ...
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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

The Battle.net Launcher (and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) were working great for me under Wine 1.7.15 through PlayOnLinux up until a few days ago. Now whenever I start the Battle.net Launcher I ...
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How do I see which games a battle.net friend owns?

Is it possible to see a list of games a certain friend owns, like in steam?
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The fastest way to run Starcraft 2 offline?

I need to play Custom Games in offline mode. As shown here on Battle.NET and Arqade, to play in offline mode we have to disconnect the internet connection. The problem is this process can take ...
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Can i delete a Battle.net account?

I made myself a new Battle.net account. I want to delete the old one because I don't want to have my name on 2 accounts. How do I delete the old Battle.net account?
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VMWare and Hearthstone (Battle.net)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 so I'm trying to use VMWare, Windows 7 x64 machine to be able to play Hearthstone. However, every time I load up Battle.net launcher, it gives me the error message "Failed to ...
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Do I need to buy the game client in addition to Warlords of Draenor Standard Edition purchase?

My question is that if I buy warlords of Draenor Standard Edition as mentioned here: https://eu.battle.net/shop/en-us/product/world-of-warcraft-warlords-of-draenor Does this pack include download ...
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Gifting Battle.net Money

Is there a way that I can buy Battle.net money for someone else? I know that I can go out purchase a Battle.net gift card at Best Buy and then mail the card to them, but I was hoping for something I ...
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Can I purchase the SC2 franchise (or any Blizzard game for the matter) from the US Battle.net store even though I live in Europe?

Since the franchise is on sale right now (and because I want to maximize my "bang to buck" ratio), I'm considering buying the franchise from the US store and gifting it to my EU account instead of ...
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Consequences of accepting a friend request

What are the consequences of accepting a friend request on battle.net? Recently I received a friend request from someone and I don't know who it is. I can't think of a way of asking them who they are ...
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Is it possible to launch Hearthstone (Diablo, Starcraft, WoW) directly?

Is it possible bypass the Blizzard launcher when starting Hearthstone. I would like to launch Hearthstone directly? In fact I would like to be able to launch Hearthstone from steam in streaming mode....
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How do I log into another Battle.net account in Diablo 3?

I can't find a "log out" option in-game—how can I switch accounts? Is there some feature to check that will make this easier for me to switch next time?
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Can I be demoted In HotS ranked 1v1?

During the current season (2014 Season 2), is it possible for me to be demoted after my placement matches? If I consistently play below the average skill of my current league is it possible I will get ...
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How do I access my legacy games using the Battle.net desktop app?

The Battle.net desktop PC app seems to only have World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 and Hearthstone available for launch and updates. But I also have purchased and attached Diablo 2 and D2: Lord ...
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What should I do to play Legacy StarCraft with my brother on my own computers over LAN?

This question is a follow-up question of Do I need two licenses to play StarCraft 2 multiplayer over a LAN?. Constraints My internet connection is unstable for online game so I have to play a LAN ...
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How can I check the status of battle.net?

I found myself unable to connect to battle.net (the gaming network as opposed to the battle.net website). In this case the problem was with battle.net service. In the future I would like to check if ...