BlizzCon 2015 Stream Schedule
Blizzard's annual convention, BlizzCon, is happening this weekend. It's sure to have lots of announcements about Blizzard's popular games and franchises.
Aside from announcements on games, the World Championships for Blizzard's competitive games will take place at this venue and over live-streaming.
Not going to BlizzCon?
Blizzard is offering a virtual ticket for those who don't want to travel to Anaheim, which will set you back $39.99 for the basic ticket. For an add-on value of $34.99, you can also get a goodie bag of Blizzard treasures.
For more information and purchasing, you can get details from Blizzard's virtual ticket shop.
The BlizzCon 2015 Lineup
BlizzCon will consist of five major competitive activities including:
BlizzCon 2015 Opening Ceremony Friday November 6th @ 11 A.M. PT
During BlizzCon's Opening Ceremony, announcements are expected to take place, with surprises behind every door.
You can view the 2015 Opening Ceremony through Blizzard's official Twitch channel or on the Xbox One for the first time through the Xbox Live Events app.
2015 Hearthstone World ChampionshipFriday November 6th @ 12 P.M. PT Saturday November 7th @ 10:30 A.M. PT
This major 2015 Hearthstone World Championship will feature the eight champions who made it to the final competition: Thijs, Kranich, Ostaka, Pingingho, DieMeng, Kno, Zoro, and Hotform. They will compete in five games of Conquest format, and the best will win. Each player is required to bring three decks and win with each of them.
You can view the 2015 Hearthstone Championship through Blizzard's official Twitch channel or on YouTube.
2015 Heroes of the Storm World ChampionshipFriday November 6th @ 4 P.M. PT Saturday November 7th @ 9:30 A.M. PT
The eSport Heroes of the Storm competition will include several top-tier teams: Cloud9, Natus, and Vincere will be there for sure. TeamYL and GIA are still competing for the chance to take on Team Dignitas for the last group A semi-final spot. Group B will have: Brave Heart and Tempo Storm, with the victor taking on Team DK. Once the semi-final teams are decided, they will play a best-of-three match up, and best-of-five for the finals.
You can view the 2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship through Blizzard's official Twitch channel or on YouTube.
StarCraft 2 World Championship Series Global FinalFriday November 6th @ 12 P.M. PTSaturday November 7th @ 12:30 P.M. PT
Eight of the best StarCraft 2 players will compete on Friday in the quarter-finals with a best-of-five. The players are: hero0, Classic, Innovation, Life, Rain, sOs, Hydra, and Rogue. On Saturday those that move on will have a best-of-five for the semi-finals, and the best of the best will wrap up later that day in a best-of-seven final round.
You can watch the StarCraft 2 World Championship Series Global Final at Blizzard's official Twitch channel or on YouTube.
2015 World of Warcraft Arena World ChampionshipFriday November 6th @ 12 P.M. PTSaturday November 7th @ 3 P.M. PT
Friday will consist of arena match-ups with teams who received one loss during the Group Stage. Teams competing for the two semi-final open slots are: Tempo Storm, Solari, Gaming, Cloud9, and Fellowesports. The two that move on will meet SK Gaming and Skill Capped EU later on Friday. The last two teams standing will meet for a giant finale on Saturday.
You can view the 2015 World of Warcraft Arena World Championship through Blizzard's official Twitch channel or on YouTube.
What are you most excited for during this weekend's BlizzCon? Who do you think will with their respective championships? Share your thoughts with me below!