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A whole lot of info has arrived with the All-Acess Kickoff Show today and we can now buy the Virtual Ticket, which is 10$ more expensive this year (but includes last year's archive) and we can download the BlizzCon Mobile App!

Blizzard LogoVirtual Ticket (source)

Get ready for in-depth "Road to Blizzcon" videos, real-time panel coverage, unprecepedented show interactivity, and much more!

Build-A-Panel

As a Virtual Ticket holder, you and others from the Blizzard community will work together to build the panel YOU want to see at BlizzCon! Voting available for a limited time.

Catch Every Moment Up Close and Personal

The Virtual Ticket grants you live streaming access to every panel, every stage, and every amazing moment at BlizzCon 2018.

Original BlizzCon Video Series

Unlock full access to a variety of BlizzCon Virtual Ticket video series that take you behind the scenes at Blizzard, up close with our community, and beyond the walls of the convention center. New episodes debut regularly from now until BlizzCon.

BlizzCon 2017 Archive Access

This year’s Virtual Ticket includes access to last year’s BlizzCon video archive. Relive your favorite moments, go backstage, and get primed and ready for what’s in store at this year’s event.

Epic In-Game Loot

Every BlizzCon, we give out awesome in-game loot to commemorate the occasion, including digital pets, portraits, and more. Purchase a Virtual Ticket, and you'll get a treasure trove of in-game goodies for Overwatch, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, and Hearthstone.

Virtual Ticket also unlocks a $10 discount on this year’s Goody Bag, featuring a collection of commemorative gear to mark the occasion.*

*While supplies last. Limit 1 per Virtual Ticket.


 

Blizzard LogoGoodie Bag (source)

BlizzCon® season is upon us, and whether you’re attending the show in person or tuning in to the news and excitement online, we want you to have access to the full experience. Starting today, you can pre-purchase a BlizzCon Goody Bag through the Blizzard Gear Store and have it shipped directly to your home in time to celebrate the show. Claim yours while supplies last!

A limited number of Goody Bags are now available to pre-purchase in the Blizzard Gear Store for $55 USD (plus tax, shipping, and applicable fees). You don’t need a Virtual Ticket to order, but as a bonus, Virtual Ticket holders can pre-purchase the Goody Bag at an automatically discounted price of $45. Just log in to the Blizzard Gear Store on the Blizzard account you used to purchase your Virtual Ticket. Supplies are limited, so be sure to grab one while you have a chance!

 

Goody Bag

This year’s Goody Bag, available for $55 ($45 for Virtual Ticket holders), includes:

  • A Heroes of the Storm® Raven Lord Crest Magnet
  • A Classic Diablo® Vinyl Figure
  • A StarCraft® 20th Anniversary Pin
  • A World of Warcraft® Faction Keychain
  • An Overwatch® Challenge Coin
  • A set of Hearthstone® Magnets
  • And the centerpiece: a hardcover copy of The BlizzCon Book: A Celebration of Our Community
     

How to Pre-Purchase a Goody Bag

Once you’re logged in to the Gear Store, visit the Goody Bag page to begin the pre-purchase process.

The Goody Bag is expected to ship out prior to BlizzCon in late October. If you’re in Europe or the Americas, your Goody Bag order will ship from the Europe and North America Gear Stores respectively. Not all countries may be eligible to participate, and international shipping rates and other fees may apply. For more information, including how to find out if the Gear Store ships to your region, see the Blizzard Gear Store Shipping article on our support site.

BlizzCon attendees will receive the Goody Bag with their ticket. If you want to pre-purchase an extra Goody Bag at a $10 discount, you can redeem the Virtual Ticket code that was emailed to ticket buyers and follow the process above.

 

Blizzard LogoBlizzCon App (source)

BlizzCon Season begins today, and you can keep track of all the epic events, esports, panels, original programming, and more with the FREE BlizzCon Mobile app, available now for Android and iOS devices.

[DOWLOAD iOS]   [DOWNLOAD ANDROID]

The BlizzCon Mobile App will help you make the most of your BlizzCon experience. The party starts today with a variety of original BlizzCon video series, and tons more is coming to the app in the weeks—including a complete interactive events schedule, hall maps, live streams from the show, and results from all the exciting esports action.

Snag a BlizzCon 2018 Virtual Ticket to take your experience to the next level with full access to all BlizzCon video content, live streams from every stage at the show, first dibs on BlizzCon loot, and more.

Watch the Action Unfold

Never miss a moment of BlizzCon with the Watch tab. Catch original BlizzCon video series starting today, and get access to even more with the Virtual Ticket. Then watch live streams of Opening Week in late October and the BlizzCon main event November 2 and 3. If you want to relive your favorite moments or catch up on content from another stage, you can peruse the archives during and after the show at your leisure from your device, or cast video from your compatible devices to watch on the big screen.

Decide Your Strategy – Coming Soon!

Read up on BlizzCon event details and save them to your personal calendar to make sure you stop by or tune in on time. You can sort your schedule by game or stage and select favorites. If you’re logged in, your events will sync with the BlizzCon website. You can also use the BlizzCon map to zoom in on the exhibit hall floor and quickly find events, meet up with friends, and chart your BlizzCon path.

Witness Electrifying Esports

Don’t miss out on any of the exciting action of this year’s BlizzCon tournaments, including Opening Week and at the main event! Use the BlizzCon Mobile App to keep up with your favorite esports matchups, view brackets, and check out a feed of live and archived events at BlizzCon.

Shop Smarter

Head to the Shop tab to pick up some swag or pre-order this year’s Goody Bag. With Blink Shopping (coming soon), anyone attending BlizzCon in person can place orders online before or during the show and pick up their purchases at the Blizzard Gear Store on-site Thursday through Saturday. Instant updates will let you know wait times for both Blink Shopping pickup and the regular line, plus notify you of any sold out items. If you’re a Virtual Ticket holder, you’ll receive early access to the store so you can get your orders before items sell out. Shop early, shop quickly, and get back to the show.

Stay Informed

With direct access to the official BlizzCon news feed, you’ll receive instant updates and the latest news about the show, Virtual Ticket, and more.

BlizzCon 2018 officially begins on Friday, November 2, but be sure to download the BlizzCon Mobile App in time for Opening Week, beginning October 25, so you can watch the first esports events and other exciting pre-show content.

Download for iOS

Download for Android

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I'm only going to buy ticket if they give an in game flying mount that looks like a motorcycle with flaming wheels, which btw, shoulda been the mythic mount in antorus, not that goofy mutant headed dog thing, lol.

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4 hours ago, Raelyn said:

Isn't it a bit odd that they haven't told us what the in-game rewards are? I'm only going to purchase once I know...

All we know now is the Overwatch reward whats a Demon Hunter Sombra skin.

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4 hours ago, Raelyn said:

Isn't it a bit odd that they haven't told us what the in-game rewards are? I'm only going to purchase once I know...

last year was the same, had to wait 1 or 2 weeks more, till those were announced. I am hoping for some cool stuff, since i am buying the online ticket anyways 🙂

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What's worse, it's now 10 euro (or other currency) more than before. That "$10 discount on this year’s Goody Bag" is bullshit, because you are paying exactly 10 more, so unless there is something really good, other than Sombra's skin, it's just not worth it. Also:

The in-game items for Overwatch, StarCraft II, and StarCraft: Remastered will also be available separately in 2019—further details will be announced at a later date

Wondering if it applies to skin being added to loot boxes or separate option to buy.

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      The AWC Global Finals will host eight teams at BlizzCon: five from North America/Europe, one from China, one from Asia-Pacific, and one from Latin America, all of whom will battle in a double-elimination bracket. In its 12th year and with more seasonal Cups than ever before, the AWC Global Finals are sure to deliver as new and veteran players alike fight for the championship.
      Mythic Dungeon International (MDI) Global Finals

      The finale of the MDI will feature the top two teams from the Spring Season LAN and the top two point-earning teams from each division (based on yearly points) flying to California to race live and in person. These six teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket for the title of 2019 MDI Global Finals champions and their share of the prize pool. After making the transition in 2019 from an invitational series to a year-long, international program, our dungeon-runners will display peak performance on the biggest WoW esports stage in the world.
      The prize pools for the AWC and MDI will include contributions from the sales of the Transmorpher Beacon and Lion’s Pride/Horde’s Might Fireworks toys. These contributions will be split down the middle, adding an equal amount of money to both prize pools. All your support for our gladiators and racers so far has been phenomenal, and we will provide an update on the final prize pools as we get closer to November.
      For more information about BlizzCon 2019, head to the official BlizzCon website, and stay up to date with all things World of Warcraft by following us on Twitter.
      BlizzCon returns to the Anaheim Convention Center this year and tickets will go on sale May 4.
    • By Stan
      Your source of the latest BlizzCon 2018 news.
      Welcome to the Icy Veins' BlizzCon 2018 hub. Here you will find links to all the latest information as well as individual panel coverage.
      BlizzCon 2018
      Opening Ceremony Liveblog Icy Veins Podcast Episode #28 (BlizzCon Special) BlizzCon Interviews
      Blizzplanet (Warcraft Reforged) The Lost Codex (WoW) Mamytwink (WoW) Icy Veins (WoW) Diablo
      Diablo: Immortal Announcement & Gameplay Trailers Diablo: Immortal: Lore & Q&A Panel Hearthstone
      Rastakhan's Rumble Expansion Reveal "What's Next" Panel Coverage & Card Reveals Interview with Dave Kosak & Hadidjah Chamberlin Rumble Run Heroes of the Storm
      New Hero: Orphea "What's Next" Panel Recap Full List of Orphea's Abilities & Talents Deep Dive Panel Recap (Designing Orphea) 2019 Gameplay Changes Overview How the 2019 Gameplay Changes Will Change the Game Orphea Hands-on Experience Overwatch
      New Animated Short & Hero Teaser "What's Next" Panel World of Warcraft
      Patch 8.1 Release Date & Terror of Darkshore Trailer World of Warcraft BlizzCon Q&A Recap "What's Next" Panel Coverage (Patch 8.1.5, 8.2.5) Kul Tiran Humans & Zandalari Trolls: Playable Classes & Racials The Lost Honor Cinematic Trailer Warcraft 3 Remastered Announced New Charity Pet "Whomper" World of Warcraft BlizzCon 2018 Press Kit WoW Classic
      Creating WoW Classic WoW Classic Content Release Plan WoW Classic Details (Release Date) WoW Classic Clarifications: November 3 A centralized hub for everything related to this year's BlizzCon.
    • By Stan
      BlizzCon's opening ceremony is upon us! Check out our liveblog of the event!
      The opening ceremony is now over. Stay tuned for individual panel coverage.
      The game's called Diablo Immortal.

      Diablo Mobile is coming. The action RPG can be played by everyone anywhere. There's a new trailer playing right now, naratted by Tyrael.

      Hearthstone's next expansion is called "Rastakhan's Rumble".
      Overwatch had an animated short with a new Hero tease.
      Warcraft III Reforged is coming. The game is coming next year, and the Cunning of Stratholme will be available as demo at BlizzCon.

      Blizzard just premiered a trailer starring Anduin and Saurfang called "Lost Honor".
      WoW Classic will be available to everyone with an active WoW subscription in Summer 2019. More information can be found here.
      Kul Tiran Humans and Zandalari Trolls will be available after Battle for Dazar'alor. For latest WoW info, don't miss the "What's Next" panel later today.
      Orphea is coming to Heroes of the Storm along with various skins in what appears to be Heroes of the Storm 3.0. The Hero is free to all BlizzCon attendees and Virtual Ticket holders! You can find more details here.

      A new World of Warcraft pet "Whomper" is now available for purchase.
      The community helped raise 12.7 million $ for Breast Cancer Research (Pink Mercy Skin & Shirts).
      Brack is now on stage talking about Blizzard's dedication to create great games. Starting today, you can play Diablo 3 on Nintendo Switch.

      Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime is now on stage welcoming everyone, talking about how far they've come. He's passing the torch to J. Allen Brack, the new President of Blizzard Entertainment.

      The ceremony is slightly delayed. We just learned that they're giving away a free copy of Destiny 2 to players that must be claimed through November 18.

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