Particular to Diablo, it looks like the theme of honoring the past is continuing. A pet for the Lord of Terror himself, Diablo, will be added toDiablo III accounts, but it is worth noting that it is fashioned after the original look of Diablo from the inaugural game. Is this putting more evidence in the column for some sort of DiabloI/Diablo II remake or update? Steve’s the owner of this very site and an active games journalist for the past ten years. He’s a Canadian-Australian gay gaming geek, ice hockey player and fan.

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A limited number of tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon Benefit Dinner will go on sale Wednesday, Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. PT for $750 USD each, with proceeds going to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County with more information appearing at Benefit Ticket page. Virtual Tickets can be purchased directly from Blizzard Entertainment via the Shop website.

Access to BlizzCon loot – Shop for BlizzCon merch from home with access to this year’s online BlizzCon sale, scheduled to run from October 10 through November 6, and grab some snazzy new Blizzard gear debuting at the show. Exclusive interviews – Want to go deeper into your favourite Blizzard games? Get even more insider info from members of Blizzard’s development teams in exclusive in-depth interviews.

If you want one you should grab it now — you can only buy one per account and last year they sold out fairly quickly. As always, we’ll kick things off with an epic welcome during the free-to-watch BlizzCon opening ceremony, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. In addition, for the first time you’ll be able to catch additional content from the main BlizzCon panel stages free online—we’ll share more details once we reveal the BlizzCon schedule at a later date. Available from the shop, the ticket can be purchased via your account and includes the same virtual goodies as physical attendees of the event.

The opening ceremony and various tournament finals for StarCraft 2, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and more will be livestreamed on BlizzCon’s official site. BlizzCon is a convention held anually by Blizzard Entertainment (the company behind great games titles like World of Warcraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and more. An official schedule for BlizzCon 2016 has not yet been released, so it’s unclear what kind of panels, concerts or announcements may or not be made this year. Major tournaments for World of Warcraft’s Arena, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and StarCraft 2 are all planned for the event.

They can even stream the convention using the free BlizzCon Mobile app. Blizzard has revealed the lineup of “in-game goodies” which will be handed out to BlizzCon 2016 attendees, whether in person or purchasers of virtual tickets. It also released the schedule of esports competitions taking place in the week leading up to the event. This year’s md live reopening event sees pre-BlizzCon competition in World of Warcraft Arena, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and StarCraft 2, as well as early group stage matches of the Overwatch World Cup, all streamed live and free. They provide streaming video coverage of BlizzCon’s 2016 panels, interviews with developers and the con’s gala closing ceremony.