World of Warcraft sale makes game essentially free

On Dec. 2, Blizzard announced a massive Black Friday sale on World of Warcraft and other Blizzard titles would be extended throughout the month of December.  The sale cuts the price of the World of Warcraft Battle Chest and Mists of Pandaria expansion pack by 75%, making the base game and all of its expansions cost only $15.


Normally, when the game is purchased, it comes with a free month of gameplay, valued at $15.  So essentially, until Jan. 1, the full game is free with the purchase of the first month of gameplay.

For anyone either waiting to jump into the game, or wishing to open a second account, but not wanting to buy the game at full price, or just wanting to purchase the game for a special someone this is the time to do it.  Blizzards holiday sales are some of the best around.

Other games for sale include the digital deluxe edition of Mists of Pandaria (normally $60, now $30), Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Storm (normally $40, now $20), and the Heart of the Storm digital deluxe (normally $60, now $40).

The PC and console versions of Diablo III are also on sale, but only at select retailers.  Blizzard provides no details beyond this.

In addition to games, Blizzard has also recently added a new pet and new mount to its online shop.  The Enchanted Fey Dragon is being sold for $25 and the Alterac Brew Pup for $10.


The Fey Dragon mount scales in speed from ground, to epic ground, all the way up to the fastest flying speed.  In addition, the mount is available on both Horde and Alliance and changes colors as you ride.

The Brew Pup is battle ready and the purchase is also a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  For every purchase, Blizzard will donate half the purchase price to the charity.

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Enchanted Fey Dragon

Alterac Brew Pup