Heroes of the Storm at BlizzCon 2017

BlizzCon 2017 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 panels featuring members of the dev team, as well as the epic conclusion to the 2017 Heroes Global Championship!

BlizzCon 2017 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, November 3 - 4, by purchasing a BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket. We also give out a stash of in-game goodies to attendees and Virtual Ticket holders to say “thanks!” to the most epic gaming community in the world. Click here to check out the bonus items up for grabs this year, and then head to BlizzCon.com to purchase your Virtual Ticket.

Friday, November 3

BlizzCon 2017 Opening Ceremony

Attention attendees! If you’re joining us in person in Anaheim, this year’s opening ceremony will be spread across more than one stage throughout the show. The live presentation will be jumping between stages as our developers show you what we’ve been working on from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT. And of course, everything will be broadcast on screens and stages throughout the convention hall.

For those of you who can't make it to Anaheim this year, don't worry! You can catch the BlizzCon 2017 Opening Ceremony live—for free!—at BlizzCon.com.

Heroes of the Storm Community Gauntlet

Get ready to compete for the glory of becoming the first Nexus MVP! Facing off alongside developers and streamers, contestants from the audience will compete in a series of challenges designed to test their wit, agility, and Heroes game knowledge.

  • 12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M. PDT
  • Epic Stage – North Hall Level 2

Heroes Panel – What's Next

Take a look into the eye of the storm as we unveil some of the exciting new updates and gameplay changes brewing in the Nexus.

  • 5:00 P.M. – 5:45 P.M. PDT
  • Mythic Stage – Level 1, Hall D

Heroes Esports – HGC Quarterfinal Bracket

Top HGC teams from around the globe will clash in group competition during Opening Week, October 26 - 29, and the eight teams left standing will square off at BlizzCon! The Heroes Global Championship will take over its own stage at BlizzCon this year, where the single-elimination, quarterfinal bracket will unfold live, beginning November 3. Each quarterfinal match will be a best-of-3 and the games begin right after the Opening Ceremony.

Check out the schedule page to keep track of the Opening Week groups and the playoff bracket, and head here for details about the HGC Finals, teams, casters, and more!

Saturday, November 4

Heroes Panel – Hero Deep Dive

Join the Heroes of the Storm team as they take an even closer look at the new content coming to the Nexus. Get behind-the-scenes insight, and stick around for a Q&A with the audience.

  • 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. PDT
  • Mythic Stage – Level 1, Hall D

Heroes Esports – HGC 2017 Semifinals and Grand Final

The four top-performing teams from Friday’s quarterfinal matches will advance to the Semifinals on Saturday, where they’ll duke it out in single-elimination, best-of-5 bracket play until a victor is crowned at the Heroes Global Championship Finals!

BlizzCon 2017 Closing Ceremony

Whether you’re joining us in person or via Virtual Ticket, get ready for an epic finale: The Grammy Award–winning band Muse will deliver a stage-shattering conclusion to BlizzCon 2017!


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