To Integrate With Facebook

    May 5, 2010

Blizzard Entertainment said today it will integrate its gaming service with Facebook in an effort to improve the social side of the company’s online platform.

The first step in the integration will allow "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" players to add Blizzard gamers who are friends on Facebook to their friends lists.

"We’re pleased to be working with Facebook to integrate their platform with to enhance the social-entertainment experience for our players," said Paul Sams, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment.


"This new functionality will make it easier than ever to connect with friends on and play StarCraft II and future Blizzard Entertainment games together."

The new Facebook integration with will be tested in the future via the ongoing "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" beta test and will rollout to all players when the game ships on July 27. Blizzard said information about other Facebook-related features on will be announced at a later date.