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BlizzCon 2016: Heroes of the Storm Preview

BlizzCon 2016: Heroes of the Storm Preview

BlizzCon 2016 is just around the corner, and attendees from all over the globe will soon flood into the Anaheim Convention Center for two days filled with gaming, tournament play, epic loot, and much, much more! We also have a ton of exciting content in store for Heroes of the Storm players, including two panels featuring members of the development team, as well as the epic conclusion to this year’s 2016 Fall Championship.


BlizzCon 2016 Virtual Ticket

Get the best seat in the house at this year’s BlizzCon—your own! You can tune into Blizzard’s annual two-day community celebration live, on November 4 and 5 by purchasing a BlizzCon 2016 Virtual Ticket, available now at BlizzCon.com.


Friday, November 4

BlizzCon 2016 Opening Ceremony

Head through the convention center doors and proceed directly to the Main Stage, where we’ll kick off BlizzCon 2016 with the Opening Ceremony!


Heroes Panel – Hero Deep Dive

Who’s next to step foot in the Nexus? Join the Heroes of the Storm team for a closer look at the next Heroes making their way into the game.

  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
  • First Floor – Panel Stage, Hall A

Heroes Panel – State of the Game

Join Heroes of the Storm developers as they discuss the past, present, and future of Blizzard’s team brawler.

  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. PDT
  • First Floor – Main Stage, Hall D

Heroes Esports – Fall Championship Group Play

Twelve of the top Heroes teams from around the globe clashed in group competition during Opening Week, and the eight teams left standing will square off at BlizzCon! Group play will continue on Friday until the playing field has been whittled down to four. Find out who will advance, and who will have to watch the semifinals from the stands, by tuning in live on November 4.


Live from the Nexus: Heroes Comedy Hour

Join us as we invite a mix of Heroes of the Storm actors onto a stage, give them some wacky words to read, and see what happens next. It's sure to be a crazy afternoon!

  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. PDT
  • Third Floor – Voice Actor Stage


Saturday, November 5

Heroes Esports – Fall Championship Semifinals and Grand Final

The four top-performing teams from Friday’s Fall Championship group stages will advance to the Semifinals on Saturday afternoon, where they’ll duke it out in single-elimination bracket play until a Fall Champion is crowned at BlizzCon 2016.


Heroes of the Storm Art

Join artists from the Heroes of the Storm development team as they walk BlizzCon attendees through their creative processes and answer questions.

  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. PDT
  • Third Floor – Creative Collective Stage

BlizzCon 2016 Closing Ceremony

Whether you’re geeking out on the show floor or tuning in from home, this is a performance you won’t want to miss: Grammy award winner "Weird Al" Yankovic will close out BlizzCon 2016!

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