May 23, 2022

Digital BlizzCon Announced for February 2021

Blizzard to hold a digital event early next year. The event, titled BlizzConline, will try to emulate the real life event.

More and more gaming events are moving away from convention centres and into the digital scape. The next one to do so is Blizzard, who will be holding a digital version of its convention, BlizzCon, early next year.

This past year events like E3 or Gamescom transitioned into their digital version. BlizzCon, however, was completely cancelled. Now, according to the BlizzCon website, fans can expect a digital event in February. The event will try to emulate the real-life BlizzCon as best as it can with Cosplay contests, talent spotlights and more.

This is not the first time you will be able to attend BlizzCon digitally. Blizzard has for several years offered digital tickets to its events. Those tickets would allow the buyer to attend the events online. They would also provide the buyer with a slew of digital goodies (Overwatch skins and such).

Watch Blizzcon from the comfort of your home

The event will be held on February 19-20. There is no official word from Blizzard regarding franchises. It is safe to bet, however, that games like Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 would make an appearance.

The time we live in makes one wonder, is this all a temporary attempt to adapt to the pandemic? Or is this the new and improved version of gaming conventions? Tell us what you think in the comments below!

Source; Eurogamer


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