Blizzard Entertainment has just released this year’s details for its annual gaming convention, BlizzCon.  Blizzard revealed the dates and details in a press release. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime said “2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Blizzard gamers.”

“We can’t wait to celebrate our 25-year anniversary with everyone during an epic weekend of gaming, esports, and great company at our 10th BlizzCon,” he continued.

Some of the events that attendees will be able to experience while at BlizzCon this year include the latest versions of Blizzard’s games, panels featuring the developers and artists, and the Global Finals for its eSports. There will also be some community contests and obviously tons of merchandise, in addition to more activities that have yet to be announced.

The Global Finals include championship series’ for Starcraft II, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, and more.

BlizzCon will take place on November 4th and 5th at the Anaheim Convention Center. You can attend the convention by purchasing tickets on either April 20th or April 23rd. You’ll also have to drop $200 per ticket. The ticket sales first wave go on sale at 7 PM PT on April 20th, while the second will go on sale at 10 AM PT on April 23rd. There will also be a pre-BlizzCon charity dinner for Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) held on November 3rd. The tickets are limited and cost $750 each. All the proceeds will be donated to CHOC.

However there is still and option for fans who don’t want to shell out the $200 to attend BlizzCon in person. They will be able to experience part of it from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. All he details including pricing, availability, and programming information have not yet been announced.

You can check out more information on the official website. Stay Tuned to Gamer Assault Weekly for more information about BlizzCon as it’s revealed and for all you gaming needs.


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John Donadio a.k.a. SomeBeardy2Love is the COO here at GAW. He once had a show that he produced, wrote, and co-hosted called the Wide World of Games, you can probably find it on youtube. He is also a co-host on a podcast called Party Up! John is an Action-Adventurer, platformer, RPGer, and FPS kind of gamer. Quick to play any game that has magic, swordplay, and/or stealthy elements. If you can customize a character he is in it for the long haul or just give me your 2D platform and he's a happy camper. What else do you expect from a gamer with a beard and a bow tie tattoo? Seriously.