BlizzCon has begun at the Anaheim Convention Center, featuring tons of developer discussion panels, epic esports competition, costume and talent contests hosted by Wil Wheaton, Linkin Park in concert, and much more.
You can still join us from home by purchasing a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, which grants access to two days of live HD coverage and unlocks this year’s lineup of commemorative in-game goodies. DIRECTV customers in the U.S. can also order BlizzCon as a Pay Per View event and get a Virtual Ticket as part of the package.
Where to Watch – Free Opening Ceremony & Esports Streams
Watch the BlizzCon opening ceremony live on Friday, November 6 at 11am, along with this year’s eSports tournaments, free at these locations:
BlizzCon.com – Opening Ceremony & Esports
Xbox One – Opening Ceremony
Twitch – Opening Ceremony & Esports
YouTube – Opening Ceremony & Esports
International esports streams also available in multiple languages.
WatchESPN – Opening Ceremony & Esports on ESPN3 (affiliated Internet or video provider required)
Two Days of Epic Entertainment
Check out the complete schedule and map on our website, and snag the BlizzCon Guide app for iOS or Android to plan your strategy. We have a ton of events and activities lined up—here are just a few that you won’t want to miss:
Free BlizzCon Content
Be there for the start of the celebration on Friday at 11am on the Main Stage, and hear the latest news about your favorite Blizzard games—streamed live for free.
A year’s worth of WCS action culminates in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena! The battle begins Friday at 12:15pm, and the grand final takes pace Saturday at 4pm.
Hearthstone World Championship
Top Hearthstone players from around the globe are gathering at the tavern at the end of the Road to BlizzCon. Watch the World Championships unfold starting Friday at 12pm, then catch the grand final on Saturday at 2pm.
World of Warcraft Arena World Championship
The world’s best WoW Arena teams are getting ready for combat. The mayhem begins Friday at 11:45am and wraps with the final showdown on Saturday at 3:30pm.
Heroes of the Storm World Championship
Get ready for the conclusion of the first-ever Heroes of the Storm World Championship! The brawl begins Friday at 4pm, and the winning team will be crowned during the grand final on Saturday at 12:45pm.
BlizzCon Virtual Ticket Content
Join Blizzard developers for in-depth panels on World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch—order a Virtual Ticket to watch all of the panels on the Main and Panel stage both days of the show.
In between the panels, catch interviews with the designers, artists, and key creative folks behind your favorite Blizzard games throughout both days of the broadcast.
Costume and Talent Contests—Featuring Wil Wheaton
Watch the legendary live Costume Contest and Talent Contest, this year hosted by actor and author Wil Wheaton. Tune in Friday from 6pm-8:30pm on the Main Stage channel.
Closing Concert—Linkin Park
After two days of Blizzard games and esports, Grammy Award–winning band Linkin Park will be closing out this year’s show with a bang. The closing ceremony gets going Saturday at 6:30pm on the Main Stage.
If you’re attending in person, the show floor is filled with exhibitor booths, developer signing areas, art exhibits, and—of course—opportunities to get your hands on the latest Blizzard games. Check out the complete schedule and map on our website for more information.
We’ll see you at the show!