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Who is “Your Opponent”?

Along with the two forums you linked, this Battle Net forum discussed this as well. While it doesn't contain any information directly from Blizzard on this, a user gathered that this is more than ...
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Can I install Overwatch and play WoW at the same time

To prevent the download from pausing while you're playing WoW, do the following in the Blizzard App Click the Blizzard icon near the upper-left corner. Click Settings Click Game Install/Update on the ...
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Who is “Your Opponent”?

While the answer given by Wondercricket was true when posted, there's actually another reason why this is happening more frequently now. In October 2017 Blizzard added "Appear Offline" mode for ...
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Can I still play Starcraft 1 on Battle.Net?

Blizzard has released Starcraft 1 for free. If you download that version (you'll probably need to login into your blizzard account in order to do so), you'll be allowed to login into battle net ...
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My hearthstone installation is stuck "waiting on another installation"

Battle.net updates or installs one game at a time. If you're trying to play Hearthstone while another game is updating you'll have to wait for that update or force the launcher to prefer Hearthstone ...
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Is Blizzard's Battle.net desktop app mandatory?

Yes, the launcher is required to run at least some Blizzard games, according to this post by a Blizzard employee: When you run a Desktop Shortcut for some of our games - currently Diablo 3, Heroes ...
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Can my friends see me if I play games on a different server?

If you're playing on another regions server, you friends will not be able to see what game you are playing, however you will appear to be online in the launcher (and they will be able to message you). ...
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Can I play on EU servers I register on US servers?

Progress is separated by regional server for Blizzard games on Battle.net. So you can play the game on US or EU servers but progress and purchases within the game are only available on the server you ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Steam (just in case) You can enable "Display Steam URL address bar when available" on Steam > Settings > Interface: After that you will be able to see the game ID on the store page (in this case, ...
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What timezone does Blizzard go by?

As of the time of writing this edit, the game will be playable in 5 hours. 16:00 PDT time on the 23rd Judging by their statements: PDT. In any case they'll be sure to specify a release time of a a ...
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Can I unshare my real name on Battle.net?

It's not possible to disable it for just one person. However, you can disable it for all people. There is a catch, though. Battle.Net / Blizzard may remove any friends who added you via email ...
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How to run battle.net when there is no blizzard games installed?

Its no longer called Battle.NET but Blizzard App If installed in the default location it should be in C:\Program Files (x86)\Blizzard App If you can't find it, its possible you have removed it. ...
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How do I install StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void through the Blizzard client?

I contacted Blizzard support, as suggested. This was their reply. I apologise for the confusion here, you do in fact own StarCraft 2, but it hasn't yet triggered on the app - to get it to update, ...
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Can friends on Battle.net see the date I bought a game?

No. Your friends have no way of seeing when you bought a game or even if you own it, but they can see your playtime and profile on some games (Diablo 3 and Overwatch are some examples from the top ...
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How to remove a real-id from a friend in BattleNet?

There's not a way to "downgrade" someone's friend status. The simplest solution would be to simply remove them as a friend, and then re-add them via Battle.tag alone.
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What timezone does Blizzard go by?

Time announcement on Battle.net is roughly based on the game server's region. So, unless you're playing in a server which doesn't reside in your time zone, the announcement is based on your time zone. ...
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Can I still use the new Battle.net mobile authenticator if my phone does not have internet?

I saw they added the accept/deny feature recently but it didn't always work for me. I've been having WiFi issues myself so every once in a while my authenticator doesn't prompt me. When I launch the ...
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Overwatch 2 Tech Beta doesn't appear in Game Versions

The issue has been resolved on it's own. Looks like some delay on the battle.net part. Just had to wait, even restarting the launcher was not necessary.
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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls NPC conversation / dialogue resetting after starting new game

As far as an answer to your question, there won't be answer except "deal with it" for now. Most people who play in adventure mode rarely talk to NPC's who aren't a part of rifts, greater rifts or ...
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How can I contact Battle Net?

You can use the callback option so the call doesn't cost anything or you can try making a new ticket. You can do both here
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How to transfer your Overwatch friends' list to the PTR?

You can't sync friends lists from live. PTR uses a completely different friends list than the live server does. From the main BattleNet client, you can see a person's Friend ID by highlighting over ...
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Linking battle net account to psn

According to this link below you cannot redeem any skins you get on PS4 to PC, even if you have the origin editon, they are actually completely independent from each other. I believe especially not ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Other method for origin Open to " installerdata.xml " in your game "G:\Origin Games\Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted\ __Installer" for me and look contentIDs 71628 71530 71744 ...
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help in changing my account details

You can't. However, Blizzard's support department may be able to. You will need to contact Blizzard via the battle.net site appropriate to your region (EU, US, etc...). Once you're on your region's ...
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Can I get my Battle.Net authenticator to accept one-button approval instead of codes?

There is no way to get "One-Button Approval" in the WoW client. It only supports this through the Battle.net Launcher, which will only ask you the first time. When launching the WoW client directly (...
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Can't gift a game to a friend through Battlenet app

I'm not sure why you have some friends show up, but not others, but you can send the gift to their email address at checkout.
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

For anyone looking to find Uplay IDs of installed games. I have created a gist here : uPlay IDs
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Does Battletag change concerns the numeric ID?

Yes, it will. The number that you see next to your name is just a hashing number. Long story short, it's just to make sure that, if you do have the same battletag as someone else, people are still ...
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