Blizzard Releases 2017 Charity Pet Early in Response to World Wide Disasters

Buy a pet to help out those affected by the recent hurricanes

"The immediacy of the events, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, flooding in South Asia, and countless other crises, have shown we need to act now", reads the announcement post on the World of Warcraft site.

He can use both shadow and light to shift, and all of the £9 fee will go toward the American Red Cross Disaster Relief and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Relief Fund.

There was one planned for this November's show as usual, but given the rampant destruction caused by the past month's hurricanes, Blizzard has made a decision to move up its latest pet release to help aid hurricane relief efforts.

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Shadow is available to purchase from the battle.net store or in-game between now and December 31, 2017.

In light of recent natural disasters around the world, Blizzard have released a new pet in World of Warcraft called Shadow the Fox and he's a cute little bugger.

Shadow the fox will be yours immediately after completing your purchase. The new pets are announced at BlizzCon, which takes place in November. The full cost of every pet sold between September 12th and December 31st 2017, will be split evenly between the two charities. The American Red Cross Disaster Relief of course helps people with medical care and emergency services throughout the United States, and the IFRC responds to disasters across the globe. It can also be used in pet battles, the combat mini-game in which players can pit their pets against one another.

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