Activision Blizzard has announced that its upcoming annual fan event and 30th-anniversary celebration, BlizzConline, will be held for two days long on February 19 and 20. As its name stands, 2021 BlizzCon will be the first online-only convention the company held, and everyone can watch the full show for free over on Blizzcon.com.
On the first day, BlizzConline will focus on diving deep into updates about Blizzard’s upcoming games. If you’re missing the fan-related festivities, though, you should tune in until the end of the second day. Read the event outline below.
BlizzConline will kick off at 2 p.m. PST on Friday, February 19, with an opening segment that includes a first look at some of its latest games, possibly Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4. For the next three hours, six different channels will go online to dig deep into select Bllizard titles.
Day two will pick back up at 12 p.m. PST on Saturday, February 20, with multiple channels again. On this second day of 2021, BlizzCon, Blizzard will open Q&A sessions and showcases its community-based exhibitions. Including the announcement of the Community Showcase cosplay, movie, talent, and art contests winners.
In case you miss out on any of the events, don’t fret; you’ll be able to watch them after they premiere in the BlizzConline video archives.
As another way to celebrate Blizzard’s 30th anniversary, you can pick up one of three Celebration Collections in the Blizzard Shop on Battle.net:
- Essentials Pack ($19.99):
- A code for 15% off one order in the Blizzard Gear Store.
- Moon-Touched Netherwhelp pet – World of Warcraft.
- Tracer and OSV-03 Rogue mount – Heroes of the Storm.
- Player icon, spray, and five Loot Boxes – Overwatch.
- A set of portraits – StarCraft.
- Pet and portrait – Diablo III.
- 10 Madness at the Darkmoon Faire card packs – Hearthstone.
- or upgrade it to Heroic Pack ($39.99) for additional:
- Snowstorm bear mount – World of Warcraft.
- ‘Raynhardt’ skin for Reinhardt – Overwatch.
- a random legendary card from the Madness at the Darkmoon Faire set – Hearthstone.
- cosmetic wings – Diablo III.
- or go for the gold with Epic Pack ($59.99):
- everything in the Heroic Pack
- five Golden Madness at the Darkmoon Faire card packs, including all Golden cards – Hearthstone.
- three Golden Loot Boxes, each with a guaranteed legendary – Overwatch.
- 30 days of game time – World of Warcraft.
- and a set of transmog items – Diablo III.
Blizzard said that it is also planning to release these bundles for the console version of Overwatch and Diablo III. And although not every content above will be available today, the company promised that the Overwatch skin, portrait, spray, and StarCraft portraits would be in-game no later than February 18. Meanwhile, Diablo III in-game items will be added no later than February 28.
Save the date and stay tuned for more info and news about Blizzard and BlizzCon.