Khaled rambles technology, tea/coffee, consumer rights and other interest from Saudi Arabia

July 31, 2010

Hey Blizzard, you have customers in the Middle East!

Filed under: Saudigamer — Tags: , , — Khaled A. @ 12:56 pm

This is frustrating for Blizzard customers in Saudi Arabia. I’ve been a World of Warcraft subscriber for a few years and now I want to buy the Authenticator from the Blizzard store but I can’t because they do not ship to Saudi Arabia. Seriously Blizzard?? You can ship to India (and others listed on their site) but nothing for customers in the Middle East?

And don’t get me started on Starcraft 2, if I wanted to play at crap lag I need to play on EU servers and buy the EU game and if I want to play with people I know in the US (and crappier lag) I need to pay AGAIN. Seriously? What part of INTERNET do you not get Blizzard?

July 30, 2009

Watch BlizzCon 2009 live stream

Filed under: Saudigamer — Tags: , , , — Khaled A. @ 9:02 pm

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It’s almost time for Blizzard’s BlizzCon 2009 and this year they actually offered a method for international customers to watch the events. It’ll cost about $39 though. Here’s what you get:

* Exclusive interviews and commentary

* Main stage presentations including opening ceremony

* Tournament coverage and team highlights

* BlizzCon 2009-exclusive World of Warcraft in-game pet, Grunty the Murloc Marine.

Hey, A little Murloc Marine never hurts! BlizzCon 2009 live stream will be aired August 21-22, 2009 and you can find more information about it from Blizzard’s site.

March 23, 2009

The new Battle.net

Filed under: Saudigamer — Tags: , , — Khaled A. @ 1:11 am

If you are playing World of Warcraft, a classic Blizzard game or planning on buying any of the new Blizzard games (Diablo 3, Starcraft 2). Then make sure you are registered on Battle.net.

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You can “merge” your World of Warcraft accounts with it as well. Unfortunatly it is restricted to American World of Warcraft accounts. European are “Coming Soon! The World of Warcraft account merge process is not yet available in your region”.

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