After a number of years as an online-only expertise, or canceled outright, on account of COVID-19 and controversies on the studio, BlizzCon is again to full pressure this yr. BlizzCon 2023 kicks off on November 3 each in-person and on-line and Blizzard has launched their schedule of panels. You possibly can take a look at the schedule, under.
- 11AM – Opening Ceremony
- 1:30PM – World of Warcraft: What’s Subsequent
- 2:30PM – Overwatch 2: Deep Dive
- 3:30PM – World of Warcraft Traditional: What’s Subsequent
- 4:30PM – Hearthstone: What’s Subsequent
- 5:30PM – Warcraft Rumblings
- 12PM – World of Warcraft: Deep Dive
- 1:30PM – Overwatch 2: What’s Subsequent
- 2:30PM – Diablo IV Campfire Chat
- 4:45PM – Group Evening
- 6:15PM – LE SSERAFIM Look
As you may see, it looks like World of Warcraft would be the belle of the ball at BlizzCon, with three totally different panels. Blizzard will nearly definitely reveal the following expansions for World of Warcraft and World of Warcraft Traditional, and there are additionally whispers of a attainable console port and different issues. Additionally, let’s not neglect, it was additionally just lately introduced that Warcraft co-creator Chris Metzen was returning to steer WoW ahead. Overwatch 2 also needs to be well-represented with a few panels and a Ok-pop efficiency, with new seasonal content material and maybe one thing extra to be revealed.
One sport largely lacking from the proceedings is the recently-released Diablo IV, which is represented by a single day-2 panel. Heck, it isn’t even a full-on panel, it’s only a “fireplace chat,” which is the place Blizzard normally discusses issues of lesser significance. There was some hope that we’d get a glimpse of Diablo IV’s first massive enlargement at BlizzCon, however that’s wanting unlikely at this level.
After all, there’s all the time the possibility Blizzard has some surprises up their sleeves that they haven’t hinted at with this schedule in an effort to preserve the shock. Might we lastly get a primary glimpse of that new Blizzard survival sport? Or possibly they’ve acquired one other remaster within the works? We’ll have to attend and see.
BlizzCon 2023 runs from November 3 to November 4. What do you assume? Will you be tuning into the present? What issues do you hope Blizzard reveals? Will we get any moments that may reside in infamy ala “do you guys not have telephones?”