BlizzCon 2016

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BlizzCon 2016
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Other names

BlizzCon X


April 6


November 4 - 5



Floor map

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BlizzCon chronology

BlizzCon 2016 (a.k.a. BlizzCon X)[1] 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

BlizzCon 2016 poster


  • 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"[2]

The event's goodie bag includes the following items:[2]

Virtual Rewards

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

World of Warcraft

  •  [Legionnaire Murky] &  [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?[1]


  • 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. †[1]

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. †[1]


  • "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.[1]

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.[1]

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. ‡[1]

† Diablo III in-game content for PC/Mac version only and 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.

‡ Bonus StarCraft II goodie was available separately; It was a D.Va Announcer

Movie Contest





  1. ^ a b c d e f g Blizzard Entertainment 2016-09-15. GET A SNEAK PEEK AT THE BLIZZCON® 2016 IN-GAME GOODIES. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved on 2016-09-18.
  2. ^ a b Snag a BlizzCon Goody Bag (in a Box) with the Virtual Ticket. Blizzard Entertainment (2016-07-25). Retrieved on 2018-09-27.
  3. ^ 2016-07-21, BLIZZCON 2016 GOODY BAG. Blizzpro, retrieved on 2016-07-22

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