BlizzCon 2018 Dates and Details Unveiled – Blizzard’s Epic Celebration of Games and eSports
Blizzard Entertainment’s celebration of games, eSports, and community, Blizzcon 2018 returns to the Anaheim Convention Center this November. Tickets on sale in May 2018.
BlizzCon 2018 Dates and Details Unveiled
BlizzCon is one of the biggest gaming events of the year, giving gamers everywhere a chance to connect and geek out over their shared passion, learn more about Blizzard’s worlds and games directly from the creators, cheer on their favorite eSports stars through world-class competition, and more.
If you have been looking forward to Blizzcon 2018, then here’s some great news for you. It will indeed be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center, and it will be happening on November 2nd and 3rd 2018. For those looking to attend this international gaming convention, tickets will be on sale on 2 dates; May 9th 2018 and May 12th 2018.
Last year’s sold-out show once again drew a maximum-capacity crowd to the Anaheim Convention Center, with millions more watching online via free live streams and the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.
This year’s event will again commence with the eSports action of BlizzCon Opening Week, taking place at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles from October 25th to 29th, where the initial rounds of the StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals, the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Finals, and World of Warcraft Arena World Championship Finals will unfold.
The competitions will culminate in Anaheim on November 2nd and 3rd, where the champions of these tournaments along with those of the Overwatch World Cup and Hearthstone Global Games will be crowned.
Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-Founder of Blizzard Entertainment, said:
BlizzCon is our favorite time of the year at Blizzard. It’s our chance to meet and really get to know the people behind the terran commanders, demon hunters, and Tracer mains we play with every day, to share our passion for games and esports with each other, and celebrate what being in the Blizzard community is all about. We can’t wait to see everyone at the show.
The 1st BlizzCon ticket sale will take place Wednesday, May 9th at 7PM PDT (10AM April 11th Malaysian time / GMT+8); the 2nd ticket sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 12th at 10AM PDT (1AM April 11th Malaysian time / GMT+8). Tickets can be purchased for USD $199 (RM769.81) each through the online ticketing service Universe.
Tickets include 2-day admission to the main event in Anaheim on November 2nd and 3rd, and attendees will receive a commemorative BlizzCon goody bag containing a cache of loot for their favorite Blizzard games.
An exclusive dinner to benefit CHOC Children’s, a pediatric health system in Orange County, California, will take place the evening of Thursday, November 1st. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Blizzard developers, artists, and community representatives, all while supporting a great cause.
Tickets to the benefit dinner, which include BlizzCon admission, are limited in number and will go on sale Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00 PM PDT (10AM May 17th Malaysian time / GMT+8) for USD $750 each. Blizzard Entertainment will donate the net proceeds from the event to CHOC Children’s.
eSports fans heading to Southern California for BlizzCon will have an opportunity to attend BlizzCon Opening Week in person. A limited number of tickets to Opening Week events at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles in Burbank, California will go on sale later this year. More details on that will be revealed in the coming months.
Gamers around the globe who aren’t able to attend in person will have the chance to enjoy BlizzCon from just about anywhere via the Virtual Ticket, which offers live streaming coverage of the event and a variety of bonus content, including this year’s BlizzCon in-game items. More details on the BlizzCon 2018 Virtual Ticket, including pricing, availability, and programming information, will be announced at a later date.
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