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Schedule for BlizzCon 2018

The schedule for BlizzCon has debuted. It includes the Esports tournaments leading up the main weekend, as well as the main event itself.

Opening Week

  • Thursday, October 26th is marked by the HGC finals. They will begin at 10:15 and last until 7:45 that evening.
  • The following day will see round two of the HGC finals, again at the same times, as well as the Starcraft 2 WCS Global finals. Starcraft will begin at 10:00 and conclude at 4:00.
  • The HGC finals go into their third day at 10:15. They conclude at 7:45. The Starcraft 2 finals begin at 10:00, again concluding at 4:00.
  • Sunday, October 28th marks the fourth day of the HGC finals. They will conclude at 3:30. The deciding matches for Starcraft 2 will take place, starting at 10:00 and ending at 6:00.
  • Monday, October 29 will be a cool-down day. The WoW AWC will begin at 12:00 and conclude that evening at 8:00.

Friday, November 2nd

Friday will mark the high point of the convention. All stages will be presenting the Opening Ceremony at 12:00. From there, the event splits into multiple activities and events. All of which are covered by the schedule.

  • Mythic
    • From 1:30 to 2:15 is the What’s Next panel for Diablo.
    • From 2:30 to 3:15 is the What’s Next panel for Overwatch.
    • At 3:30 to 4:15 is the What’s Next panel for Hearthstone.
    • At 4:30 to 5:15 is the What’s Next panel for WoW.
    • Heroes of the Storm: What’s Next panel at 6:15.
    • At 8:00 the stage will host the community night.
  • Epic
    • Behind Blizzard’s Music will showcase at 1:30.
    • Inside Blizzard will begin at 2:30.
    • Lorecraft: Creating Memorable Characters will begin at 3:30.
    • At 5:00, the stage will host Carbot Live.
    • The Cosplay Exhibition will take place at 6:30.
    • The community night will be shown at simultaneously at 8:00.
  • Legendary
    • Blizzard Gear: Past, Present, and Future at 1:45.
    • Voices of War: Horde Vs. Alliance at 3:00.
    • Backstage at Blizzard at 4:15.
    • Battle for Azeroth Cinematics: Expanding the Narrative at 5:15.
    • Hearthstone Streamer Showdown at 6:45
    • The community night will be shown simultaneously at 8:00.
  • Overwatch Esports
    • The World Cup Quaterfinals begin at 1:15 and conclude at 9:15.
  • WoW Esports
    • The AWC will begin at 1:15 and end at 10:15.
  • Hearthstone Esports
    • The HGG will begin at 1:15 and end at 10:15.
  • Heroes Esports
    • the HGC finals begin at 1:00 and end at 9:00.
  • Starcraft 2 Esports
    • The quarterfinals begin at 1:30 and conclude at 7:30.
    • A Starcraft Remastered Exhibition follows the quarterfinals.

Saturday, November 3rd

  • Mythic
    • Heroes of the Storm: Deep Dive at 11:00.
    • Voices of Overwatch at 12:15.
    • StarCraft 2: What’s Next panel at 1:30.
    • World of Warcraft: Q&A at 2:30.
    • Overwatch: Building a Hero at 3:30.
    • Restoring History: Creating WoW at 4:30
    • Play Nice; Play Fair at 5:30.
    • Diablo: World and Q&A at 6:45.
    • The Closing Festivities begin at 8:30 and conclude at 11:00. This will take place in all but the Starcraft 2 halls.
  • Epic
    • Artist at Work: Creating Overwatch begins at 11:15.
    • Build a Panel: World Creation in WoW begins at 12:45.
    • The Artist at Work series continues at 2:15 with a section on crafting cinematics, followed by Heroes of the Storm, WoW, and Hearthstone sections. The series concludes at 7:30.
  • Legendary
    • Immersive Sounds of Azeroth at 11:00.
    • The Pylon Show at 12:30.
    • CodeCraft: Exploring Engineering at 2:00.
    • SoundCraft: Inside the World of Sound at 3:30.
    • Stay Awhile and Listen at 5:00.
    • Geek and Sundry Live at 6:30.
  • Overwatch Esports
    • The Semifinals begin at 10:30 and give way to the Bronze Medal Match at 2:30.
    • The World Cup begins at 4:45.
  • WoW Esports
    • MDI matches will begin at 10:30 and conclude at 3:00.
    • The AWC begins at 3:15.
    • The AWC Finals start at 7:15.
  • Hearthstone Esports
    • The semifinals begin at 10:45.
    • The finals begin at 2:45 and end at 4:15.
    • Hearthstone: Puzzling Dungeons and Bewitching begins at 5:30.
  • Heroes Esports
    • The HGC semifinals start at 10:30.
    • The HGC finals begin at 5:00.
  • Starcraft 2 Esports
  • The semifinals start at 3:00.
  • The grand final begins at 6:30.