Blizzard desktop app

Blizzard desktop app 1.0

Free game-launching service

Blizzard - Battle.net desktop app is Blizzard's free game-launching and store front service for its most popular titles. Add friends, purchase extra content and play games like World of Warcraft and Hearthstone. View full description

PROS

  • Full range of friend options
  • Free Hearthstone download

CONS

  • Required at all times
  • Some launching issues at peak times

Blizzard - Battle.net desktop app is Blizzard's free game-launching and store front service for its most popular titles. Add friends, purchase extra content and play games like World of Warcraft and Hearthstone.

Launch to adventure

Blizzard's flagship service requires a simple e-mail or Facebook sign-up to gain access to a whole host of games and extras. While the main function of the Blizzard - Battle.net desktop app is as the sole place to buy certain games, the app has a handy range of additional features. Adding friends to your friend list allows for voice, video or text chat, creating a complete service to make new friends across all Blizzard titles. Streaming is fully supported with direct output and Facebook live integration. All new Blizzard-focused news is automatically added to the main page, making it a central hub for fans of the developers. While the extras are handy, the game functionality is the most important aspect of Blizzard - Battle.net desktop app. Games update quickly, launch flawlessly and go on sale frequently.

Store front

Blizzard - Battle.net desktop app is a professional game-launching service from one of the largest developers around. While fans of the games on offer are required to use the app, it performs well enough to be a bonus rather than a simple necessity.

Blizzard desktop app

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Blizzard desktop app 1.0