blizzcon 2023 – After more than 4 years of absence, the most important live event of the year dedicated to the world of Snow storms.
In fact, this winter a new edition of the blizzcona famous fair that over the 10 years involved millions of people from all over the world.
The 2023 edition will be characterized by some unique features compared to the past. In fact, the whole part of the fair dedicated to entertainment will be much more “important”, with the blizzcon which already promises “giant facilities” to make the event as “immersive” as possible.
The prices of the tickets are also different, which “rise” notably compared to the last edition. Numerous criticisms from the players, who have not forgiven the developers for the sharp rise in prices.
Here is all the information currently available related to Blizzcon 2023:
After a four-year absence, BlizzCon® finally returns to Anaheim, California on November 3 and 4! We are excited to bring everyone back together to celebrate our community and share what we are working on with you.
The goal this year is to make BlizzCon® more immersive than ever. It will be a unique and immersive experience that will transport visitors to the Warcraft universes.®Devil® and supervision® thanks to huge installations, works of art and themed spaces where you can meet up with friends. Whether you’ve just returned to Azeroth, are exploring the mysteries of a dark Cathedral Sanctuary, are ready to battle the heroes of Overwatch®, or have connected from home, we want you to feel like you’re stepping into our universes with your friends. . to celebrate and experience what we’re creating by hearing from Blizzard developers their thoughts on our games, their work, and more.
This is the first time we’ve hosted BlizzCon this way, and our intent is to build a massive playground for our communities that allows everyone to make memories, share stories, and celebrate what unites us.
Here’s everything you need to know about the event!
Tickets will be sold in two rounds through AX extension: If you don’t have an AXS account yet, we recommend that you create one in advance. The first round of tickets will be on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. PST on Saturday, July 8. The second round of tickets will be on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. PST on Saturday, July 22. We remind you that a maximum of two tickets can be purchased for each transaction. More information about BlizzCon tickets is available at BlizzCon.com. Some BlizzCon content is intended for mature audiences and is not suitable for children: children under the age of 7 will not be admitted and children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
If you are unable to attend the event in person, please note that BlizzCon 2023 will be streamed live for free. He virtual ticket It will once again be available as an optional purchase and will include in-game items, early access to exclusive BlizzCon merchandise, and more. More details will be available later.
If you are a press officer or content creator based in North America and would like to attend the event, please keep an eye on our press portal, which will open at a later date. International media and content creators should contact their regional Blizzard PR contact.
BlizzCon Arena: Random seating for the Opening Ceremony, Presentations, and Community Night.
The opening ceremony will be broadcast on monitors in all rooms, but will take place physically inside BlizzCon Arena. Due to limited seating, a random draw system will be used to pre-distribute tickets to attend the in-person opening ceremony at the arena. All ticket holders are automatically entered into the raffle. More details will be available later.
All presentations, in addition to Community Night, will also take place in the BlizzCon Arena: in this case, it will be accessible for free but only while seats are sold out. Like the Opening Ceremony, all presentations and Community Night will be broadcast on BlizzCon monitors, as well as a free live stream for virtual visitors.
We will carry out all the scheduled activities at BlizzCon Arena to try to provide a unique and immersive experience in all facilities. In this way, we can enhance the immersive aspect of the event for physical participants and provide a full virtual experience for those who choose to connect from home.
Community Contest Categories and Prizes
We are still preparing the complete rules for each contest, but in the meantime, this is what you need to know to start preparing cosplays, works, or short films in advance with which to participate:
|sublime craftsmanship||Reward mastery of one or more traditional or modern craft techniques such as sewing, embroidery, blacksmithing, woodworking, tanning, foam modeling, 3D printing, and more.|
|colossal work||Reward excellence in using large parts to create massive, legendary characters. Costumes must fit in an area of approximately 1m x 1m, be able to safely maneuver on and off stage along a 1:12 ratio ramp (compliant with ADA standards), and be collapsible to a height of less than 1.95 m to be able to pass under the normal entrance doors.|
|epic effects||It recognizes excellence in the insertion of special effects such as lighting, complex mechanical or robotic elements, and more.|
|dynamic couple||It rewards a featured pair of entrants whose cosplays represent a legendary duo of Blizzard characters: old rivals, best friends, hero and sidekick, etc.|
|The best of the fair||The winners of each category participate in the delivery of a global prize for the best creation of the entire event.|
For him art contestWe will be asking artists in the community to submit original works (sketch, painting, sculpture, and other physical or digital works) inspired by the Blizzard universes.
For him short film contest We will ask entrants to create a raw digital short up to 3 minutes long that features or uses characters, animations, scenes, or themes from the Blizzard universe as a base.
Full details about the Community Night contests and the cosplay contest, including prizes, will be announced shortly. Be careful. Twitter for updates
BlizzCon 2023 Charity Auction
Also returning this year is the BlizzCon Charity Auction, a virtual event open to all members of the global community where unique Blizzard artwork and collectibles can be won, with proceeds donated to charity. This year’s auction will benefit Direct Relief, a humanitarian organization active in more than 80 countries. Its mission is to improve the health and lives of people in a state of poverty or emergency without distinction of politics, religion or economic capacity. Learn more about Direct Relief here and we’ll have more details soon.
Overwatch World Cup (OWC)
This year, we’re crowning the champions of the first Overwatch World Cup of the Overwatch 2 era, and we’re doing it in front of an audience against the iconic backdrop of BlizzCon! The top 8 teams will face off in a live playoff bracket at BlizzCon. For more information on the OWWC, visit the official Overwatch World Cup website.
code of Conduct
We want everyone at BlizzCon to feel like they’re part of a great Blizzard community. Therefore, we ask all event attendees to be respectful and kind to other attendees.
If you witness or are involved in any activity that endangers your safety or your right to enjoy the event, please notify a staff member, security officer or police. We have the means and procedures to deal with these situations and we will take the appropriate measures.
To ensure the event provides a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment for all, Blizzard reserves the right to remove from BlizzCon anyone whose conduct it deems harassing or inappropriate, uses vulgar or abusive language, or violates our rules. . and regulations.
Zero tolerance policy
As a reminder, BlizzCon management has a zero tolerance policy for harassment of any kind. Harassment will not be tolerated at BlizzCon. Anyone found to be harassing or threatening will be appropriately punished, as determined by BlizzCon management, with their admission ticket cancelled, permanent removal from the event, and more. In addition, on-site security and law enforcement personnel may be notified in accordance with internal laws and regulations of the State of California.
If you have any safety concerns prior to attending the event, please email us at (email protected).
What do you think of this information from the community? Will you be attending the upcoming Blizzcon 2023 in person? The discussion, as always, is absolutely open!