Blizzard implemented OAuth2 protocol for their authentication mechanism. To enable python-social-auth support follow this steps:

  1. Go to Battlenet Developer Portal and create an application.

  2. Fill App Id and Secret in your project settings:

  3. Enable the backend:


Note: If you want to allow the user to choose a username from their own characters, some further steps are required, see the use cases part of the documentation. To get the account id and battletag use the user_data function, as account id is no longer passed inherently.

Another note: If you get a 500 response “Internal Server Error” the API now requires https on callback endpoints.

Further documentation at Developer Guide.