StarCraft II at BlizzCon 2014

StarCraft II at BlizzCon 2014

BlizzCon 2014 is only one day away and we’ve got tons of exciting information to share about StarCraft II. In case you haven’t been keeping up to date with all that’s about to transpire, we’ve put together this guide to help put all the important StarCraft goodness in one place. Let’s get into it!

Watch BlizzCon Online!

First off, if you weren’t able to secure a ticket to BlizzCon itself, there is no reason you can’t enjoy all of the amazing content first-hand with a BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket. Skip the lines and enjoy the entire show from the comfort of your home! In addition to the show, the Virtual Ticket will grant you access to an exclusive StarCraft II portrait, as well as other goodies for your favorite Blizzard games. You’ll also get access to purchase exclusive items at the Blizzard Gear Store, including the awesome set of StarCrafts magnets designed by Carbot Animations.

Buy your BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket


The BlizzCon Panels – See What’s Next for StarCraft

BlizzCon has established itself as a time to reveal new information about our games directly to you, the community. This year is no exception, as we have  two planned panels dedicated to StarCraft II content.

StarCraft II – What’s Next
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM PST
Friday, November 7
Panel Stage in Hall A

StarCraft II Multiplayer
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM PST
Saturday, November 8
Main Stage in Hall D


The Biggest StarCraft II eSports Event

BlizzCon has long been the premier event for StarCraft II eSports and this year is no exception as we’re bringing you the epic conclusion of the WCS 2014 Global Finals. Watch as the world’s best eight StarCraft II players including INnoVation, herO, and Bomber, seek the title of “Global Champion”. Sean “Day[9]” Plott and Shaun “Apollo” Clark will be casting among other top commentators and talent.

This year, the WCS Global Finals will be held at the StarCraft II tournament stage in the Arena. There you can sit in awe, as a series of games featuring the world’s best StarCraft II players inch the Tournament closer to its epic conclusion.

If you’ll be watching the Global Finals online, you can watch all of the action at wcs.battle.net, free of charge. No matter which way you watch, these will be the most epic battles of the year.

If you didn’t purchase a BlizzCon ticket but would still like a chance to experience this epic event in person, you still can!  We’re offering tickets exclusive to the WCS Global Finals  which will give you access to the Arena for an unbelievably low price!

Watch the WCS Finals In-Person!


StarCraft II Community Corner 

If you are at the event and prefer a more intimate setting, the StarCraft Community team will be hosting talks where you can get up close and personal with developers. The Community Corner ‘Mini-Talks’ will feature discussion on two areas.

StarCraft II Mini-Talk
StarCraft II Lead Writer, James Waugh, will be stopping by to answer some of your burning questions about StarCraft lore.

Arcade Mini-Talk
Arcade developers should definitely come and check out this talk. Community Manager Traysent will be joined by several StarCraft developers and editor specialists to share some information about the future of the StarCraft II Arcade.

The rest of the Community team will be hanging out at the Community Corner between Halls B and C at the south side of the convention center, so stop by and visit!

We’ll see you at BlizzCon 2014!

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