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Blizzard Entertainment Unveils NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH® REAPER WIGHT EDITION Blaster at Comic-Con® International: San Diego

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Blizzard and Hasbro to Bring Gear from Overwatch's Iconic
Characters to Life through NERF RIVAL Brand Blasters

Blizzard Entertainment arrived at Comic-Con International: San Diego
with a surprise reveal for fans of Overwatch®: a sneak
preview of the NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH REAPER WIGHT EDITION blaster.
Designed in the style of Reaper's signature accessory in Overwatch, the
blaster is not only true to the game, but also a fully functional NERF
toy.

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NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH REAPER WIGHT EDITION blaster (Photo: Business Wire)

NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH REAPER WIGHT EDITION blaster (Photo: Business Wire)

The Wight Reaper Blaster is the first in the series developed in a
collaboration between Blizzard Entertainment and the NERF Rival brand to
bring the iconic Overwatch accessories to life. Fans of the team-based
action game will enjoy custom NERF RIVAL rounds with the Overwatch logo
that are specifically colored for each blaster. The blaster will hold
eight NERF RIVAL rounds, which it can propel at up to 90 feet per
second. It will be equipped with a spring-action mechanism, a ready
indicator, and a safety lock.

The NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH REAPER WIGHT EDITON blaster will launch in 2019.

With a player base of 40 million, Overwatch's wide appeal continues to
drive a robust merchandising program with brands like NERF. Blizzard
Entertainment first teased
this collaboration on Twitter on May 16; further details were unveiled
during a panel discussion at Comic-Con International: San Diego by
members of the Overwatch development team.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in
this press release that involves Blizzard Entertainment's expectations,
plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including
statements about the collaboration with the NERF Rival brand, including
the release dates and features of the NERF RIVAL OVERWATCH REAPER WIGHT
EDITON blaster, are forward-looking statements that are not facts and
involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause
Blizzard Entertainment's actual future results to differ materially from
those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this
release include unanticipated product delays and other factors
identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard's most
recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports
on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based
upon information available to Blizzard Entertainment and Activision
Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Blizzard
Entertainment nor Activision Blizzard assumes any obligation to update
any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements believed
to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These
statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Blizzard
Entertainment or Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks,
uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control
and may cause actual results to differ materially from current
expectations.

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