Overwatch Players Guide to BlizzCon -- GET HYPE!!!!

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Hey everyone,

We just got back from setting up for BlizzCon and we couldn’t be more excited for this weekend. To help you get ready for this year's event, here's a quick Overwatch Fan Guide to getting the most out of BlizzCon 2017!



Opening Ceremonies is always one of the best parts of BlizzCon. It’s our chance to welcome everyone, thank the community for being so awesome, and also show you some of the cool stuff we’ve been working on.

Watching From Home:

If you’re not coming to the Anaheim Convention Center for BlizzCon, you can watch Opening Ceremonies for free right here: https://blizzcon.com/watch

Watching From BlizzCon:

If you are joining us in Anaheim this weekend, we’re doing Opening Ceremonies a little different this year. Rather than just having one main stage, like we used to, Opening Ceremonies will now span the entire convention center.

But what does this mean for you?

Well, you don’t have to rush to get seats in the main hall! In fact, we’ll be presenting all of the cool, new Overwatch stuff in the Overwatch Arena this year. So:

If you’re a big Overwatch fan and you really want to be where the Overwatch team and new info are, please come on over to the Overwatch Arena and be a part of Opening Ceremonies with us!!!!

That’s where I’ll be—I really hope to see you guys there!



Speaking of the Overwatch Arena: It’s amazing this year! The stage is fantastic and you can watch the best players in the world from any angle – a full 360 degrees. Even if you’ve never been interested in watching Overwatch played professionally before, I highly recommend coming by and checking it out. It’s exhilarating.

You can find all sorts of information about matches here: https://worldcup.playoverwatch.com

And of course, those of you staying at home can be there right alongside the pros all weekend.



This is located in Hall A, right next to the Overwatch Arena.

Want to play the newest stuff? This is where you want to be!



Mythic Stage
Friday 2:45 AM PDT

This panel is going to be awesome. This is where the team will go into more detail about new stuff. There might even be some news here that doesn’t happen during Opening Ceremonies. I feel like this panel is a “must watch” if you’re an Overwatch fan.

If you happen to be going to BlizzCon, this one will be on the Mythic Stage, which is on the far end of the convention center—opposite end from the Overwatch Arena. I know the team would love seeing you at the panel and really enjoy your support.



Mythic Stage
Saturday 10:00 AM PDT

This is a really fun panel. We’re going to show you a bunch of behind-the-scenes “making of” moments from the inception of Overwatch to our BlizzCon 2014 announce. Ever wanted to see early gameplay footage of the first Overwatch playtest? This panel is for you!



Overwatch Presents: What’s in the Loot Box?
Epic Stage
Friday 5:15 PM PDT

Overwatch Streamer Showdown
Epic Stage
Saturday 4:30 PM PDT

Junkertown: The Plan
Creating a New Kind of Overwatch Animation

Legendary Stage
Friday 4:15 PM PDT

Voices of Blizzard
United Nations of Overwatch

Legendary Stage
Saturday 2:30 PM PDT

Inside the Overwatch League
Mythic Stage
Saturday 5:30 PM PDT


It’s going to be an awesome BlizzCon, whether you’re joining us at the show or watching from home! Time to get hype!!!!!
Highly Rated
Thanks for the list of all the Overwatch events! I'm excited to see what Blizzcon brings...
Hello wanted to ask, can we get a widow ult remake? Let her current ult be an ability and rework a new one. Also can zarya get a damage buff.
Thanks. Ps great game blizzard.
I love how the title is ''GET HYPE!!!!''
Hope everyone has a great time going (if you are)!
Would one of the behind-the-scenes is the making of the music for Overwatch, the maps and events?

I really loved the documentary style of Riot Games 'Frequency' explaining their thought process of making music and I want to know about Blizzards too.

Oasis and Uprising are my favourite soundtracks and I'm really curious the thought that was put into it that made it what it is
I can't go this year but I'm going next year, see you soon Jeff :D
Fingers crossed for a new healer hero

Can’t wait to see what’s next for Overwatch

EDIT: OMG YES!!!, Thank you, I love Moira!!!
Demo to test out the newest "stuff"? I wonder what that might be!
Not really into esports but the new spectator/broadcaster features look cool. I might check it out.
Sad I cant make it, and too broke for a Blizzcon Virtual Pass atm, but will be watching Opening Ceremonies and World Cup from home!

Can't wait for new announcements for the game!

SO stoked and excited about new viewing/spectator changes and experiences !!!! The sneak previews have been awesome! Never been much into esports, but this has me super HYPED!!!
im excited to hear about that un of overwatch
I'm praying that there will be good news about Doomfist please he needs his bugs fixed
Can we get a list of what is/isn't covered on the Virtual Ticket?
I’d love to see a session on game balancing
DOO DOO doo wee!
Can't Stop! Won't Stop!

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