BlizzCon 2016

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BlizzCon 2016
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Key art
Other names

BlizzCon X


April 6


November 4 - 5



Floor map

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Unique logo

BlizzCon 2016 (a.k.a. BlizzCon X)[2] was a BlizzCon event hosted by Blizzard Entertainment that took place at the Anaheim Convention Center on November 4-5, 2016. There were more than 27,000 people who attended BlizzCon 2016.

The official date for BlizzCon 2016 was announced on April 6, 2016.

Features and schedule


  • 11:00AM-12:00PM: Opening Ceremony
  • 12:30-1:15PM: Hearthstone - What's Next?
  • 12:30-1:30PM: StarCraft II - Foundation for the Future
  • 1:30-2:15PM: Overwatch - What's New
  • 2:00-3:00PM: Heroes of the Storm - Hero Deep Dive
  • 2:45-3:45PM: World of Warcraft: Legion - What's Next
  • 3:15-4:15PM: Overwatch Animated Shorts
  • 4:00-4:45PM: Heroes of the Storm - State of the Game
  • 5:45-6:45PM: StarCraft II Multiplayer
  • 5:00-5:45PM: Diablo 20th Anniversary
  • 6:00-8:30PM: Contests


  • 10:00-11:00AM: The Future of StarCraft II AI
  • 10:00-11:00AM: Overwatch - Play By Sound
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM: Blizzard 25th Anniversary - A Look Back
  • 11:30-12:30PM: Hearthstone Q&A
  • 1:00-2:00PM: World of Warcraft: Legion - Design Retrospective
  • 2:00-3:00PM: Building Worlds - Inside Blizzard Publishing
  • 2:30-3:30PM: Blizzard College Esports - Behind the Scenes
  • 2:30-3:30PM: In-Game Cinematics - The Cutscenes of Legion
  • 4:00-5:00PM: World of Warcraft Q&A
  • 4:00-5:00PM: Diablo III - Dev Talk and Q&A
  • 5:15-6:15PM: Overwatch Q&A
  • 6:30-9:30PM: Closing Ceremony


Swag/Goodie Bag

"Goody Bag in a Box"[3]

The event's goodie bag includes the following items:[3]

Virtual Rewards

Attending the event or purchasing a virtual ticket has given players access to:[2]

  • World of Warcraft:  [Legionnaire Murky] and  [Knight-Captain Murky] — There comes a time when every murloc must choose a side. Will you mrglgglllgl for the Horde alongside Legionnaire Murky, or dive into battle for the Alliance at Knight-Captain Murky’s command?
  • StarCraft II: Mystery Goodies — Show your opponents you were at BlizzCon with a new portrait—and as a bonus, be among the first to unlock a fun new piece of upcoming StarCraft II content.‡
  • Diablo III: Diablo 20th Anniversary Pet — Celebrate two decades of terror with this anniversary-themed Diablo pet, based on the Dark Lord's design from the original game. †
  • Hearthstone: "Welcome Inn" Card Back — Pull up a chair by the fireside at BlizzCon’s Hearthstone Tavern, then play a few hands with this year’s convention-innspired card back.
  • Heroes of the Storm: Nexus Tiger Mount — Introducing the latest BlizzCon mount to add to your menagerie—the Nexus Tiger! Dash onto the Battlegrounds riding this ferocious beast and show the opposing team they’re in for a fight.
  • Overwatch: BlizzCon 2016 Bastion Skin — A curious automaton has been spotted exploring the halls of a local gaming convention. Cosplay as a BlizzCon-bound Bastion unit in your next match of Overwatch with this commemorative skin. †

 † Diablo III in-game content is for PC/Mac versions only. To obtain the Overwatch in-game content for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, players must have linked their account to a PlayStation Network account or Xbox Live account respectively.

‡ The portrait was related to D.Va from Overwatch that also came with a bonus goodie: the D.Va Announcer.[5] The announcer was made available later for purchase on the Blizzard Shop while the portrait stayed exclusive to those who attended or bought the virtual ticket.

Movie Contest





  1. ^ a b The BlizzCon Book: A Celebration of Our Community, pg. 76
  2. ^ a b Blizzard Entertainment 2016-09-15. GET A SNEAK PEEK AT THE BLIZZCON® 2016 IN-GAME GOODIES. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved on 2016-09-18.
  3. ^ a b Snag a BlizzCon Goody Bag (in a Box) with the Virtual Ticket. Blizzard Entertainment (2016-07-25). Retrieved on 2018-09-27.
  4. ^ 2016-07-21, BLIZZCON 2016 GOODY BAG. Blizzpro, retrieved on 2016-07-22
  5. ^ BlizzCon In-Game Goodies: D.Va Announcer and Portrait!. Blizzard Entertainment (2016-10-17). Retrieved on 2018-11-03.

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