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BlizzCon Virtual Ticket Holders May Purchase Physical Goody Bags

Posted on August 20, 2015 at 10:33 am by Justin Cavender

BlizzCon Goody Bag

BlizzCon Virtual Tickets are officially on sale for $40, and this year Blizzard is offering up physical goody bags (the same ones offered during badge pickup) for an additional $35. Of course we all know the Virtual Ticket offers non-stop premium coverage of the event being held November 6th and 7th at the Anaheim Convention Center. But folks also get their share of some sweet in-game digital loot such as pets, mounts, banners, or trading cards. In years past, Virtual Ticket holders were left wanting as fans in attendance also received physical items in the form of a goody bag. However, now you too can enjoy the awesome loot without forking over hundreds of dollars in tickets, travel, and lodgings.

“BlizzCon is the ultimate Blizzard community event, and we’re thrilled to give even more people around the world a chance to be a part of it with the Virtual Ticket,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Whether they’re hearing cool news about their favorite game, cheering on the community contests, or getting behind-the-scenes insight from the developer panels, we want everyone at home to feel like they’re right there with us.”

What You Get:

  • Developer Panels – Get the scoop on the latest developments for your favorite Blizzard games, including World of Warcraft®, StarCraft® II, Diablo® III, Hearthstone®, Heroes of the Storm™, and Overwatch™—live from the main and panel stages.
  • Community Contests, Hosted by Wil WheatonDon’t miss a minute of the legendary BlizzCon costume and talent contests on Friday night—emceed by writer, podcaster, TableTop creator, and champion of geek culture Wil Wheaton.
  • Exclusive Interviews – Go beyond the latest announcements and get even more insider info from members of Blizzard’s development teams in a series of in-depth interviews.
  • Closing Ceremony – Every Virtual Ticket holder gets a great seat for the Saturday night closing celebration, which wraps up two days of Blizzard gaming and eSports action in style—stay tuned for more details.
  • On-Demand Replays – Miss a panel or just want to relive an awesome moment? The Virtual Ticket provides access to on-demand replays of main-stage and panel-stage events (available for two weeks after the show).
  • In-Game Goodies – As a bonus, the Virtual Ticket also comes with this year’s commemorative BlizzCon in-game goodies for a variety of Blizzard games—more details soon!
  • Advance Access to BlizzCon Loot – Shop for BlizzCon merch from home with early access to this year’s online BlizzCon sale, scheduled to run from October 16 through November 8, and snag some cool new Blizzard gear created for the show.

What’s Inside the Bag:

  • World of Warcraft: Legion – Murkidan Collectible Pin
  • Heroes of the Storm – Funko Mystery Mini
  • Hearthstone – Vinyl Luggage Tag
  • Overwatch – 3D Logo Emblem
  • StarCraft II – Inflatable Protoss Psi Blade
  • Diablo III – Cute But Deadly Diablo Keychain

Obviously supplies are limited so don’t waste any time on getting your hands on this beast.

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