Blizzard Shop

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The Blizzard Shop, formerly known as the Battle.net Shop and Pet Store,[1] is an online store that sells many games, in-game items and other items related to Blizzard Entertainment or its game franchises. Most of the Warcraft in-game items can be purchased from the In-Game Store. It was originally part of the Blizzard Store and at the time was a new way for players to obtain in-game pets to join them on their adventures in Azeroth. However, the reactions to this new feature by the European and American communities were mixed, with many players bemoaning the increasing number of pay-to-use features and expressing concern that real advantages in the game might become available for money at some point.[1][2]

As a result of the Americans getting the pets cheaper than the Europeans due to the conversion rate between dollars and euros ($10 per pet against €10 per pet), many Europeans took advantage of the fact that pets from the American pet shop could be purchased for European realms, which led to Blizzard making the pet stores regional.[3]

It's separate from Blizzard Gear which sells physical items and apparel. Following the release of version 1.9.1 of the desktop app, the shop received a significant update to appearance and design.[4] On November 15, 2018, the shop received a new "Wish List" feature.[5]

Warcraft III

Games

World of Warcraft

Note: the following list does not include the discounts that may happen on the shop.

Games

Pets

These adorable pets are usually $10 USD.

Mounts

These exotic mounts are usually $25 - $30 USD.

Toys

These unique toys are usually $10 USD.

Bundles

Bundles are usually about $30 USD each, saving $5 USD from buying the mount and pet individually.

Game Services

Removed

The following are no longer available for purchase:

Pets
Mounts
Helms

Trivia

A confused murloc.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Blizzard Entertainment Ulvareth 2009-11-04. Introducing the Pet Store. Blizzard Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2009-11-09. Retrieved on 2018-02-14.
  2. ^ Blizzard Entertainment Nethaera 2009-11-04. Introducing the Pet Store. Blizzard Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2009-11-07. Retrieved on 2018-02-14.
  3. ^ Blizzard Entertainment Wryxian 2009-11-07. Blizzard Pet Store Now Regional. Blizzard Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2009-11-10. Retrieved on 2018-02-14.
  4. ^ Blizzard Entertainment Dylon Kempkes 2017-10-12. New Feature Now Live – Shop Update. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved on 2017-10-23.
  5. ^ Find That Perfect Blizzard Gift With New Wish Lists. Blizzard Entertainment (2018-11-15). Retrieved on 2018-11-15.

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