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[[File:BlizzCon2018 Art1.jpg|thumb|250px|BlizzCon 2018 poster]]
 
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'''BlizzCon 2018''' will be held on November 2-3, 2018. The first batch of tickets went on sale on May 9, the second on May 12, and the benefit dinner ticket sale on May 16.<ref name = "BCReady"/> The event's "goodie bag" includes a ''[[StarCraft]]'' 20th anniversary pin.<ref>2018-11-09, [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8s0AHojuLg&t= Unboxing the BlizzCon 2018 Goodie Bag]. ''YouTube'', accessed on 2018-09-18</ref>
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'''BlizzCon 2018''' will be held on November 2-3, 2018. The first batch of tickets went on sale on May 9, the second on May 12, and the benefit dinner ticket sale on May 16.<ref name = "BCReady"/>
   
 
==StarCraft Elements==
 
==StarCraft Elements==
   
===Pre-event===
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===Exclusives===
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The event's "goodie bag" includes a ''[[StarCraft]]'' 20th anniversary pin.<ref>2018-11-09, [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8s0AHojuLg&t= Unboxing the BlizzCon 2018 Goodie Bag]. ''YouTube'', accessed on 2018-09-18</ref> Individuals who watch the ''[[Heroes of the Storm]]'' or ''[[StarCraft II]]'' championships over the October 25&ndash;28 period will receive the following awards, based on the number of hours watched:
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*4hrs: [[Alarak]] [[portrait]]
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*8hrs: [[James Sykes]] portrait
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*12hrs: 2018 WCS Finals [[Emoticons|Emoji]] Pack and [[Heaven's Devils (End War)|Heaven's Devils]] [[spray]].
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During live broadcasts of the WCS Global Finals at BlizzCon Opening Week and BlizzCon, 2000 new race [[banner]]s—exclusive for a limited time—will be awarded randomly to viewers each hour. For a chance at a banner, tune in for at least one hour during eligible broadcast times.<ref>2018-10-24, [https://starcraft2.com/en-us/news/22549375 TWITCH DROPS ARE BACK FOR HEROES AND STARCRAFT II]. ''Blizzard Entertainment'', accessed on 2018-10-24</ref>
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===Timeline===
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====Pre-event====
 
*''[[StarCraft II]]'' Global Championship (October 25&ndash;28, November 2&ndash;3)<ref name = "BCReady">2018-04-09, [https://blizzcon.com/en-us/news/21688359/get-ready-for-blizzcon-2018 GET READY FOR BLIZZCON® 2018]. ''Blizzard Entertainment'', accessed on 2018-04-10</ref>
 
*''[[StarCraft II]]'' Global Championship (October 25&ndash;28, November 2&ndash;3)<ref name = "BCReady">2018-04-09, [https://blizzcon.com/en-us/news/21688359/get-ready-for-blizzcon-2018 GET READY FOR BLIZZCON® 2018]. ''Blizzard Entertainment'', accessed on 2018-04-10</ref>
   
===November 3===
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====November 3====
 
*''StarCraft II'' WCS Quarterfinals (6:30AM&ndash;12:30PM)
 
*''StarCraft II'' WCS Quarterfinals (6:30AM&ndash;12:30PM)
 
*''[[StarCraft: Remastered]]'' Exhibition (12:30&ndash;2:15PM)<ref name = "Schedule">[https://blizzcon.com/en-us/schedule Schedule], ''BlizzCon 2018''. Accessed on 2018-10-04</ref>
 
*''[[StarCraft: Remastered]]'' Exhibition (12:30&ndash;2:15PM)<ref name = "Schedule">[https://blizzcon.com/en-us/schedule Schedule], ''BlizzCon 2018''. Accessed on 2018-10-04</ref>
   
===November 4===
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====November 4====
 
*The Pylon Show: Join [[iNcontroL]] and [[Artosis]] for an energetic live discussion of StarCraft II and StarCraft: Remastered. The [[Koprulu sector]]’s the limit! (5:30AM&ndash;6:30AM)
 
*The Pylon Show: Join [[iNcontroL]] and [[Artosis]] for an energetic live discussion of StarCraft II and StarCraft: Remastered. The [[Koprulu sector]]’s the limit! (5:30AM&ndash;6:30AM)
 
*StarCraft II: What's Next: Join the [[Team 1|development team]] as they set the stage for the future of StarCraft II. You'll also get a first look at the latest updates (6:30AM&ndash;7:15AM)
 
*StarCraft II: What's Next: Join the [[Team 1|development team]] as they set the stage for the future of StarCraft II. You'll also get a first look at the latest updates (6:30AM&ndash;7:15AM)

Revision as of 08:00, October 24, 2018

BlizzCon2018 Art1

BlizzCon 2018 poster

BlizzCon 2018 will be held on November 2-3, 2018. The first batch of tickets went on sale on May 9, the second on May 12, and the benefit dinner ticket sale on May 16.[1]

StarCraft Elements

Exclusives

The event's "goodie bag" includes a StarCraft 20th anniversary pin.[2] Individuals who watch the Heroes of the Storm or StarCraft II championships over the October 25–28 period will receive the following awards, based on the number of hours watched:

During live broadcasts of the WCS Global Finals at BlizzCon Opening Week and BlizzCon, 2000 new race banners—exclusive for a limited time—will be awarded randomly to viewers each hour. For a chance at a banner, tune in for at least one hour during eligible broadcast times.[3]

Timeline

Pre-event

November 3

November 4

  • The Pylon Show: Join iNcontroL and Artosis for an energetic live discussion of StarCraft II and StarCraft: Remastered. The Koprulu sector’s the limit! (5:30AM–6:30AM)
  • StarCraft II: What's Next: Join the development team as they set the stage for the future of StarCraft II. You'll also get a first look at the latest updates (6:30AM–7:15AM)
  • StarCraft II WCS Semifinals (8AM–11AM)
  • StarCraft II WCS Grand Final (11:30AM–2:00PM)[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 2018-04-09, GET READY FOR BLIZZCON® 2018. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2018-04-10
  2. 2018-11-09, Unboxing the BlizzCon 2018 Goodie Bag. YouTube, accessed on 2018-09-18
  3. 2018-10-24, TWITCH DROPS ARE BACK FOR HEROES AND STARCRAFT II. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2018-10-24
  4. 4.0 4.1 Schedule, BlizzCon 2018. Accessed on 2018-10-04
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