BlizzCon 2017 Opening Ceremony Livestream

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Don't forget that Blizzard is livestreaming the opening ceremony on YouTube and you can watch it even without a Virtual Ticket!


World of Warcraft

  • We've seen old Heroes fall and new ones rise, soon the final conquest on Argus awaits - the confrontation with Sargeras.
  • World of Warcraft: Classic has been announced - Vanilla servers are returning!
  • The next expansion is called Battle for Azeroth and you can find the announcement here.

Live Coverage

  • Mike Morhaime is now live on stage.
  • More than 40 million players around the world play Blizzard games.
  • He talks about Blizzard Esports.
    • Intel will be hosting a StarCraft II tournament leading in to the winter games.
  • StarCraft II will be free to play starting Nov 14. Everyone will have access to the Ranked Ladder. Co-op mode will be improved. More details TBA (
  • Blizzard is a community of shared values and passion.

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Heroes of the Storm

  •  Production Director Kaéo Milker is now on stage talking about Heroes of the Storm 2.0.
  • 15 new Heroes were added since last BlizzCon.
  • Alexstrasza and Hanzo thave been revealed as new Heroes joining the Nexus soon.
  • Alexstrasza is a versatile live support to manipulate live energy to help her allies. When she depletes it, she will transform into Dragon Queen
  • Hanzo is a nimble ranged assassin (scout).
  • 2018 gameplay update brings:
    •  New Camera, Laning Improvements, Stealth Rework, Evolved Battleground Mechanics

Here's the BlizzCon 2017 Hero Trailer


Reveal Trailer


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StarCraft II Free To Play? =O

That Hanzo + Alexstrasza cinematic. Godamn! She looks really neat in the Overwatch art style.

Also, can we get this Blizzard World to actually happen in real life? Take my money, Blizzard.

After watching that Reinhardt cinematic, I say again... Can we please get a Overwatch animated movie? Or series? Or anything?

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4 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

That Hanzo + Alexstrasza cinematic. Godamn! She looks really neat in the Overwatch art style.

I loved her before, love her even more now, the art looks so awesome!

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On 11/3/2017 at 6:28 PM, Valhalen said:

After watching that Reinhardt cinematic, I say again... Can we please get a Overwatch animated movie? Or series? Or anything?

I would do anything for a full animated movie for all of Blizzard's games. I'd wait decades and still be happy with it.

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