BlizzCon 2017 Details Announced
Rally your raid group and find the nearest flight path to Southern California for BlizzCon® 2017, returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on November 3 and 4! Tickets to Blizzard Entertainment’s epic gaming convention and community celebration will be made available on two dates, April 5 and April 8.
At this year’s event, attendees will get a chance to meet and chat with Blizzard developers, learn more about upcoming features and content, and experience their fellow players’ creativity on display through cosplay, art, and a variety of contests. BlizzCon also serves as center stage for Blizzard esports activity, with multiple global tournaments culminating at the show.
“BlizzCon will be here again before we know it, and we’re looking forward to catching up with the community, taking in the awesome esports action, and showing everyone what we’ve been working on,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We’re already hard at work making this year’s show an unforgettable experience—we can’t wait to see everyone there.”
In 2017, BlizzCon attendees can expect:
- A chance to play the very latest in Blizzard Entertainment games
- World-class esports competition in Overwatch®, StarCraft® II, Hearthstone®, Heroes of the Storm®, and World of Warcraft®
- Epic community contests with exciting prizes
- Panels and Q&A sessions with Blizzard developers and artists
- Exclusive BlizzCon souvenirs and merchandise
- More activities and attractions.
The first BlizzCon ticket sale is scheduled to take place Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. PT; the second ticket sale will be on Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased for $199 USD each (plus applicable taxes and fees) through the online ticketing service Universe.
An exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County will take place the evening of Thursday, November 2, and those who attend will have the chance to spend time with Blizzard developers, artists, and community representatives while supporting a great cause. A limited number of tickets (which include BlizzCon admission) will go on sale Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. PT, priced at $750 each, and Blizzard Entertainment will donate the net proceeds to the hospital.
Once again, gamers around the globe will also have the opportunity to enjoy BlizzCon from the comfort of home via the Virtual Ticket, which offers live streaming coverage of the event. More details on the Virtual Ticket, including pricing, availability, and programming information, will be announced at a later date.
Prospective BlizzCon attendees can make advance hotel reservations now and receive special BlizzCon rates by booking through the BlizzCon hotel website..