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Battle.net for Facebook announced

Starcraft and social networking to combine during beta

Blizzard has announced that Battle.net will be integrated with Facebook.

The first integration will allow Starcraft II players to add other Blizzard friends on Facebook to their Battle.net accounts quickly and easily.

The new Facebook integration with Battle.net will be tested via the ongoing StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty beta test and will be available to all StarCraft II players when the game ships later this year.

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

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

We announced the big winners in day 12 of our Starcraft II beta key give away last week. Will we be seeing you in there?

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