More info about everything Hearthstone at the upcoming Blizzard event.
Blizzard has just announced more information about everything related to Hearthstone that will happen on Blizzcon. The event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. PST.
You can check out the full news post below, but here's a roundup of the things we've learned:
You can still get a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. Remember that we're holding not one, but two Ticket giveaways. The first, general one ends in 36 hours. The second one is daily and, over course of which we'll give away tickets right until the BlizzCon.
Hearthstone reward for getting a ticket will be a new Legendary - Marin the Fox. We'll learn more details about the card during the opening ceremony.
There will be two Hearthstone esports event during Blizzcon - Hearthstone Inn-Vitational and conclusion of Tavern vs Tavern. Quick reminder: World Championship is no longer held during the Blizzcon, it should happen a few months from now.
Multiple popular Hearthstone personalities will be streaming live from the event.
There will be two Hearthstone-related panels: "What's Next" and "Live Q&A". We'll be doing a live coverage of both panels, so stay tuned!
Two teams of streamers will take on each other in Tavern Trivia event, which will measure their knowledge about the game (and more).
If you will be attending the event live, you can check out "meet and greet" with some of your favorite streamers, or even take the devs in a one-on-one Hearthstone duel (and win some Razer gear for your efforts).
If you’re enjoying BlizzCon from the comfort of your own home, there’s a ton of Hearthstone content for you to watch.
You can enjoy the complete BlizzCon experience with the Virtual Ticket! This year, we’ve added all-new stages chockfull of panels with the Hearthstone developers and valuable insights from your favorite community members.
The Hearthstone-related goodie for those who purchase the Virtual Ticket is a Golden Legendary card: Marin the Fox! The full details of this dashing fellow’s card are under lock and key for now, but keep an eye out for his reveal at BlizzCon’s Opening Ceremony. There are many more amazing Virtual Ticket goodies awaiting you, and you can see the full loot hoard here.
We’ll be unveiling Hearthstone’s upcoming expansion during the BlizzCon Opening Ceremony! It kicks off at 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday, November 3, and anyone can tune in—no Virtual Ticket required. Just click the button below to go to our BlizzCon Watch page.
The Inn-vitational features some of Hearthstone’s most familiar faces joining forces to overcome the challenges that await them. You never know what dangers they’ll stumble across in this fun and unique twist on competitive play! The Inn-vitational starts 1:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, November 3, and wraps up starting at 9:30 a.m. PDT Saturday, November 4. Learn more about the Inn-vitational here.
Tavern vs. Tavern concludes with the final faceoff between The Cave and RazerStoreSF. They’ve battled their way through the ranks of raucous patrons and are ready to test their tankards to see who’s the toughest Tavern in town! Tavern vs. Tavern concludes at 1:30 p.m. PDT on Saturday, November 4.
BlizzCon is all about bringing the Blizzard community together, so join some of your favorite Hearthstone streamers as they show off a taste of their epic convention experiences! Check out the full Hearthstone Streamer Schedule below:
Attending BlizzCon and don’t want to miss a minute of the Hearthstone action? Be on the lookout for the following panels and events!
Hearthstone Panels: What’s Next and Live Q&A
Our “Hearthstone – What’s Next” panel is where we’ll delve into Hearthstone’s next expansion. We can’t tell you much else than that! All secrets will be revealed on Friday, November 3 at 1:45 p.m. PDT at the Mythic Stage.
Our Live Q&A is far from a normal Q&A session—it’s your chance to become a part of Hearthstone history! We’ve unearthed a special surprise for the Arena, and it’s up to you to let us know what you think with your rousing applause! All adventurers are welcome to join us on Saturday, November 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Mythic stage.
All the competitive Hearthstone action will take place in the North Hall!
The Inn-vitational begins at 1:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, November 3, and wraps up starting at 9:30 AM PDT Saturday, November 4.
Tavern vs. Tavern Finals begin 1:30p.m. PDT on Saturday, November 4.
The Hearthstone Tavern
The Hearthstone Tavern is back and better than ever! Join us at the North Hall, Level 1 to pull up a chair and chat with fellow Hearthstone enthusiasts at our little slice of hearth away from home.
Enjoy some live music from our talented Tavern Band, “The Reelers.” They’ll be sure to get your toes a-tappin’!
Artists from the Hearthstone team will be live sketching both days, so feel free to peek at their latest creations and ask about their favorite works of art.
Think you have what it takes to Duel-a-Dev? Hearthstone Developers will be taking on all challengers at the Tavern, and as an added bonus, dueling a developer will get you entered to win a Razer swag pack! Drawings for Razer swag will be at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. both days. Duel-a-Dev and get decked out in the process!
We also have a special surprise for those of you that enjoy playing Hearthstone with friends, so bring your pals for a special head-to-head experience.
Snag a Streamer Selfie at the Tavern
Hearthstone Meet-and-Greets are also happening in the Tavern! Snag a picture with your favorite streamer, or meet up and share stories with the Fireside Gathering Innkeeper community. Check out the Meet-and-Greet schedule below.
Powered by Streamer Showdown and hosted by Ben Brode, this version of Tavern Trivia pits two mighty streamer teams against each other in a feud for the ages. This isn’t just a simple test of Hearthstone knowledge—you’ll have to really get into the minds of the viewers for this one. If you’re in the audience, you may be asked to join the teams on stage! Tavern Trivia starts Saturday, November 4 at 5:45 p.m. PDT. Check out the familiar faces participating below.
Don’t forget—all the BlizzCon information you’ll need will be on blizzcon.com! Click on the handy buttons below for quick links to all things BlizzCon. Whether you’re comfortable at home or experiencing BlizzCon live, we hope you enjoy the event!