This year’s iteration carries an important significance for the Overwatch developer
BlizzCon 2016 is not only going to mark a decade of exciting annual fan-focused conventions for Blizzard Entertainment, but also the 25th anniversary of the company’s founding. This year’s iteration carries immense significance for the developer; for alongside the momentous milestones, it also has multiple new products to talk about and promote.
BlizzCon 2016 is returning this year to Anaheim, California, and will take place on November 4-5. In an official announcement, Blizzard revealed that tickets for the convention will go live in two waves. The first is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. PT, while the second batch will be available from Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m. PT. A single ticket will cost interested attendees $199.
A pre-BlizzCon charity dinner has also been confirmed to return from last year and will take place on Thursday, November 3. Tickets will be available for purchase on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. PT, costing $750. Attendees will not only be able to enjoy a great cuisine with their favorite Blizzard developers, artists, designers and community members, but also take part in raising a collective bag of proceedings which will go towards the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
Esports fans and followers should take special notice that BlizzCon 2016 is going to be the hosting grounds for the finals of this year’s StarCraft 2, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and World of Warcraft Arena World Championships.
Each year, BlizzCon brings together fans from across the globe to discuss everything Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and other games from the developer. You can expect BlizzCon 2016 to bring new information regarding the new World of Warcraft: Legion expansion, the company’s new multiplayer team shooter IP in a long time, Overwatch, and much more.
You can gather more information on the company’s official website.