If you've been waiting patiently for the next big convention focused entirely around Blizzard
's game catalogue, your wait is almost over
. BlizzCon 2014
kicks off on Friday, November 7th, with the opening ceremonies starting at 2:00 p.m. EST. There's no chance of attending in person if you don't already have a ticket, but you can still pick up a virtual ticket, and DirecTV customers can also grab a pay-per-view stream that includes a virtual ticket and the associated benefits.
The convention will host a variety of tournaments, including the Hearthstone
championships, the StarCraft II
championships, and the World of Warcraft
Arena championship. There will also be the usual assortment of lore panels, development previews, and reveals for the various games under the Blizzard banner, included the much-anticipated Warlords of Draenor
expansion. If you've been on the fence about getting a stream, take a look at the list of festivities
and get ready to see what's coming from the studio this weekend.