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Blizzard revealed the remaining in-game rewards for Virtual Ticket holders.
Overwatch and Starcraft II items are available today. Heroes of the Storm in-game rewards arrive next week with Junkrat, Diablo III Mukromancer will probably go live with Patch 2.6.1 and the Mystery Goodie in Hearthstone should be available after BlizzCon.
Every BlizzCon®, we give out a stash of in-game goodies to attendees and Virtual Ticket holders to say “thanks!” to the most epic gaming community in the world. World of Warcraft® players are already circling Stormwind and Orgrimmar on their BlizzCon mounts—and starting today, Overwatch® and StarCraft® II players can join in the celebration too.
Take a look at the in-game bonus items you’ll get for your favorite Blizzard games when you join us for BlizzCon 2017 in person or when you order the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket.
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World of Warcraft: Stormwind Skychaser and Orgrimmar Interceptor
Heroes of Azeroth can show their BlizzCon spirit with the Stormwind Skychaser mount (for the Alliance!) and Orgrimmar Interceptor mount (for the Horde!).
Overwatch: BlizzCon 2017 Winston Skin
Through the power of science, Winston found himself teleported into BlizzCon 2017—and picked up this souvenir skin to mark the curious occasion.
StarCraft II: Junker SCV, Probe, and Drone Skins
Discovered on the fringe worlds by the notorious terran junker gangs who scour the Korprulu sector for salvage, these scrappy SCVs, Probes, and Drones are retrofitted and ready to take on your dirty work.
Heroes of the Storm®: Nexus Razorback Mount…and More!
Charge into battle on the Nexus Razorback mount, make your mark on the Battlegrounds with a BlizzCon 2017 Banner and Cartoon Nexus Razorback Spray, and show your convention spirit with your BlizzCon 2017 Portrait.
Diablo® III: Murkromancer Pet
No one escapes the aaaaaughibbrgubugbugrguburgle! Rumor has it this necrotic, aquatic companion can command an army of dead fish, which is about as useful as you’d think.
Hearthstone®: Mystery Goodie
Arriving After BlizzCon
What’s on deck for Hearthstone players? The Innkeeper’s not quite ready to show his hand quite yet!
The british rock band Muse will be performing at BlizzCon's closing ceremony this year.
If you aren't attending BlizzCon in person, don't forget that you can still purchase a Virtual Ticket to watch the event at home and claim exclusive in-game rewards.
Whether you’re joining us for BlizzCon in person or online, get ready for an epic finale—Muse is coming to BlizzCon 2017!
The Grammy Award–winning band will be closing out BlizzCon Saturday, November 4, giving everyone at the show and watching online an stage-shattering send-off for this year’s convention. If you didn’t grab tickets to the event, Blizzard gamers and Muse fans around the world can still get a front row seat at home with the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket.
This year’s improved Virtual Ticket includes expanded stage coverage, with all four content stages at the show being streamed, along with an All Access channel that acts as your tour guide through the show. The Virtual Ticket also unlocks full access to several series of preshow videos, including cosplay demos, a journey inside the Blizzard Vault, and other exciting behind-the-scenes content. Check out the complete show schedule and catch a treasure trove of preshow content now on www.blizzcon.com/watch.
Virtual Ticket holders will also be able to watch the concert—and everything else covered at BlizzCon—in on-demand videos that will be available for a month after the show.
Check out the press release for more information on this year’s closing concert featuring Muse. We’ll see you at the show!
BlizzCon is coming ever nearer and it's time for this week's edition of the pre-show videos. This time we're getting the Overwatch year in review, the Music of Blizzard Part 1 and 2, Casual and then advanced Cosplay! As usual, some of the videos are free and some require the virtual ticket, so check out the official post below for the full details.
Pre-BlizzCon Vids (source)
The event we’re all waiting for, BlizzCon, is just four weeks away—and we’ve got new BlizzCon-related videos for you every week until the convention starts! Check out a preview of this week’s videos below—some are free, and some are for BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket holders—then head over to the BlizzCon Watch page to catch them all. 2017 Year in Review – Overwatch (Free)
Jeff Kaplan and Michael Chu discuss 2017’s Overwatch updates and additions.
Music of Blizzard, Part 1: The Team (Free)
Meet the audio team that builds soundscapes for Blizzard’s games.
Casual Cosplay – King Varian (Available with the Virtual Ticket)
Chris Hayes, Rachel Day, and Steven Dwyer walk through the creation of a casual cosplay look for King Varian.
Music of Blizzard, Part 2: The Sound (Available with the Virtual Ticket)
Hear how the audio team has developed the sound experience for Blizzard titles.
Advanced Cosplay with Jordan Duncan (Available with Virtual Ticket)
Join Jordan as he begins the mold creation process and starts casting his shoulders.
Learn more about what’s included with this year’s Virtual Ticket, then head over to the Blizzard Shop to order yours.
The official BlizzCon 2017 schedule is now available over at BlizzCon.com.
Ready for new expansions? Eager to learn what's next? Mark your calendars for November 3, 2017!
World of Warcraft
The new expansion will be revealed at 12:30 PM PDT (8:30 PM CET).
Join the World of Warcraft development team for an overview of what's in store next for the heroes of the Horde and the Alliance, including updates on the latest content and features. Heroes of the Storm (5:00 PM PDT // 1:00 AM CET)
Take a look into the eye of the storm as we unveil some of the exciting new updates and gameplay changes brewing in the Nexus. Hearthstone (1:45 PM PDT // 9:45 PM CET)
Greetings, travelers! Gather at the inn as the Hearthstone team gives you a look at what they’re serving up next and delve deep into how the Year of the Mammoth will come to a close! Overwatch (2:45 PM PDT // 10:45 CET)
Agents of Overwatch, assemble your team and get ready for a briefing on your next objective. Join the developers for an in-depth look at the newest updates coming to Blizzard's team shooter. Blizzard Social (1:30 PM PDT // 9:30 PM CET)
Blizzard plans to introduce new functionality to the Battle.net app. MMO-Champion datamined new strings and it seems Blizzard plans to compete with Discord. More announcements will be made at BlizzCon.
Diablo only has two panels (30 minutes each). There will be no Diablo announcements at this year's BlizzCon.
BlizzCon 2017 Schedule (November 3 - 4)
The Virtual Ticket is now on sale for $39.99 USD // 29.99 EUR. What caught our attention are Warcraft rewards! Alliance & Horde are getting multi-passenger faction mounts called Stormwind Skychaser and Orgrimmar Interceptor.
Virtual Ticket holders will also get $10 off this year's goody bag.
BlizzCon® 2017 takes place November 3–4, but we’re kicking off the celebration early with the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket—available to order starting today through the Blizzard Shop!
With the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket, you’ll unlock access to a variety of features. As just one of these, Azeroth’s heroes can show their BlizzCon spirit in World of Warcraft with the Stormwind Skychaser mount (for the Alliance!) and Orgrimmar Interceptor mount (for the Horde!)—available in-game starting today!
Stormwind Skychaser (Alliance)
Orgrimmar Interceptor (Horde)
The Virtual Ticket is your personal online and mobile warp gate to BlizzCon from wherever you are—and this year, we’ve upgraded the Virtual Ticket experience to bring you closer to the show than ever before.
For starters, the Virtual Ticket unlocks live access to all the stages at BlizzCon 2017—and in addition to the game updates, developer discussions, and community contests you’ve come to enjoy, you’ll also get access to events featuring community creators, voice actors, and more. Our new BlizzCon All Access channel will act as your guided tour through the event and around the show floor.
We’re also getting the party started early this year with several series of weekly pre-BlizzCon videos that go behind-the-scenes with Blizzard and our talented community. The first of these are available NOW—head over to the BlizzCon Watch page to start exploring.
For the whole lowdown, watch the new BlizzCon 2017 Pre-show Livestream Global Event
BlizzCon® 2017 Virtual Ticket – What’s Included
The BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket offers comprehensive live HD coverage of Blizzard Entertainment’s gaming celebration via livestream. With more than 60 hours of programming, you’ll have plenty to watch live and via on-demand replays for more than a month after the show.
With the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket, you’ll unlock access to:
Developer and Community Events: Witness the latest game news live, get firsthand developer insight, and watch your favorite community creators in action on four stages. Full schedule to come! Costume and Talent Contests: Get a great view of the creativity on display in the legendary BlizzCon Costume Contest and epic Talent Contest on Friday night. Closing Ceremony: Be there for the closing festivities on Saturday night, celebrating two full days of Blizzard gaming and community. Exclusive Interviews: Dig deeper into our game universes through exclusive interviews with Blizzard developers on the BlizzCon All Access channel. Behind the Scenes & From the Floor: The BlizzCon All Access channel also gives you a closer look at the show floor so you can experience the more of BlizzCon from the comfort of your home. Pre-show Video Series: Starting today on the BlizzCon Watch page, enjoy multiple series of weekly videos leading up to the show, including Blizzard Vault, Casual Cosplay, and The Artist’s Journey. Watch some for free, and unlock them all with the Virtual Ticket. In-Game Goodies: Unlock this year’s BlizzCon in-game items for World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, StarCraft® II, Diablo®III, and Heroes of the Storm®. Heroes of Azeroth can show their BlizzCon spirit in World of Warcraft with the Stormwind Skychaser mount (for the Alliance!) and Orgrimmar Interceptor mount (for the Horde!)—available in-game starting today!
Enhanced Esports Viewing: The epic esports competition is always free, but this year, Virtual Ticket holders can watch without third-party commercials on BlizzCon.com and in the BlizzCon Guide mobile app. During regular ad breaks, Virtual Ticket viewers will see alternate Blizzard content—including during Opening Week. Full esports schedule to come! Goody Bag Discount: Get $10 USD off this year’s BlizzCon Goody Bag* when you purchase a Virtual Ticket—visit the Goody Bag blog for all the details. The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket is available through the Blizzard Shop in the Americas, Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Korea, and Southeast Asia (pricing and availability varies by region) and is also available in China (sold separately). The Virtual Ticket live stream is available in HD (720p) and in English only.
Be sure to make your purchase on the Blizzard Account you wish to use to watch the show, receive the in-game goodies, and get your BlizzCon Goody Bag discount. If you don’t yet have a Blizzard Account, you can create one free now.
If you’re attending BlizzCon 2017, you should have already received a code (one per ticket purchased) which can be used to unlock the Virtual Ticket and associated perks on a single Blizzard Account. These codes were emailed directly to the BlizzCon ticket purchaser, so check with the person who bought your ticket if you haven’t yet received your code.
Goody Bags Are Back!
The BlizzCon 2017 Goody Bag is a backpack chock full of collectibles, including an exclusive Eidgenossen Mercy backpack hanger and a treasure trove of real-world loot based on your favorite Blizzard games. Anyone can pre-purchase this sack o’ goodies now* through the Blizzard Gear Store for $45 USD, but Virtual Ticket purchasers can pre-purchase the Goody Bag at an automatically discounted price of $35. You also have the option to get an Epic Upgrade for your Goody Bag to get even more gear.
Supplies are limited, so be sure to claim a Goody Bag while you can. See what’s inside and learn more about the Epic Upgrade option.
The BlizzCon merchandise is also coming back, with early access for ticket holders. Stay tuned for more details.
*While supplies last. Price does not include tax, shipping, or applicable fees. All orders will be shipped from the United States the week of BlizzCon. lnternational shipping rates may apply. Read our Gear Store Shipping Information article for details.
Free Pre-Event Content, Opening Ceremony, and Esports Streams
This year, you can catch tons of BlizzCon content online for free. Catch a selection of pre-event content free on BlizzCon.com, where new videos will be added each week until the convention starts.
As always, coverage of the BlizzCon opening ceremony and this year’s esports tournaments—including the global championships for StarCraft II, Heroes of the Storm, and World of Warcraft; the Hearthstone Inn-vitational and Tavern Vs. Tavern finals; and the finals of the Overwatch World Cup—will be streamed for free in HD at www.blizzcon.com.