The Virtual Ticket lets you be a part of the biggest Blizzard universe mash-up this side of Heroes of the Storm—right from the comfort and convenience of your own home. The Virtual Ticket provides access to two days of live HD BlizzCon coverage across two streaming online channels, along with on-demand replays and DVR functionality so you can catch any of the action you might have missed. Here’s what you get:
Developer Panels & Exclusive Interviews
Get the latest news and developments on World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm, straight from the people who make ’em. The Virtual Ticket gets you access to all of the panels on the Main and Panel stages, along with in-depth interviews you won’t see anywhere else.
Live Contests—Hosted by Chris Hardwick
Bear witness to the full creative force of the Blizzard community in the Costume and Talent contests, held live onstage Friday night. Guiding us through this year’s evening of inspired insanity will be comedian Chris Hardwick (@nerdist), host of shows like Comedy Central’s @midnight and AMC’s Talking Dead, and overmind of Nerdist Industries—home base for a horde of geek-minded podcasts and other multimedia pursuits.
The Virtual Ticket also gets you a front-row seat to the epic closing ceremony on Saturday night. Acts like The Offspring, Ozzy Osbourne, Foo Fighters, Tenacious D, and Blink-182 have closed out BlizzCons past—we’ll unveil our plans for this year’s finale closer to the show.
Bonus: Epic In-Game Goodies
Every BlizzCon, attendees and Virtual Ticket holders receive a treasure trove of commemorative in-game loot to mark the occasion. This year, the development teams are crafting goodies for World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm—but that’s all we’re going to say about that for now. . . .
You’ll also get early access to a limited-time online BlizzCon merchandise sale featuring a selection of commemorative items that will be available for purchase at the show.* This special sale for BlizzCon attendees and Virtual Ticket holders is scheduled to take place from October 17 through November 11, and will be followed by a public sale offering a more limited selection of items. We’ll have more details on the sale in the coming weeks.
Free StarCraft II WCS, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone eSports Tournament Streams
Even if you don’t purchase a Virtual Ticket, you’ll still be able to catch plenty of BlizzCon action free online. Coverage of the BlizzCon opening ceremony and this year’s BlizzCon eSports tournaments—including the StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals, World of Warcraft Arena World Championship, Hearthstone World Championship, and Heroes of the Storm exhibition matches—will be streamed free in HD at www.blizzcon.com. The StarCraft II finals will also be available to watch at the official WCS website.
For more information on the Virtual Ticket, check out the Virtual Ticket page or click the Frequently Asked Questions tab above to read the FAQ.
*While supplies last. All orders placed in the online BlizzCon merchandise sale will be shipped from the United States; international shipping rates may apply.
NIce goggles :D
YEeeesss, good notice for account-wide lev3 blueprints
I think you might've forgotten to link the "new gadgets"! There's nothing there but the pictures. A bit.. mysterious!
I'm glad it's easy to gear for off-spec, so I can get my pally back into the tank game. I'd love to try out these new changes, cuz I came up from 1-90 as a Protection Paladin. I only changed to Ret cuz it was simpler.
I think its obvious at this point that Celestalon doesn't give a damn about mistweavers. His responses to most of the questions regarding the spec are either 1)Tuning will fix it 2)Mechanics work fine #dealwithit 3)Mastery isn't worthless
Added it in! Was nearly done writing it up when the Virtual Ticket news hit.
I've got this weird urge to throw money at Blizzard. Again. Aaah. Help..
Heroes of the Storm swag? Maybe some Blizzcon exclusive skins...
i'm sorry but... warrior goggles?
No mail agility goggles? But i wanted those red ones :<
My guess is that Blizzard incorrectly used the stat ID for a primary stat, instead of a hybrid primary stat that changes between specs. I'll poke one of the item devs on twitter about it.Edit: got a reply, stats most likely a bug.
I just hope we can craft the goggles as soon as we can wear them... For MOP, I was level 90 before I could finally craft the goggles and by then I didn't even need them anymore. I made them for transmog. Very disappointing. In previous Xpacs I was able to create the goggles as soon as I could wear them. That's how it should be.
They require Engineering 600 to equip--so all you should really need to do is do enough daily cooldowns to obtain enough currency for the recipe, and accumulate enough materials from garrison Work Orders.
The goggles can be upgraded with Linkgrease Locksprocket to ilvl 655 and then with Morden's Magnificent Contraption to ilvl 665
Yeah, I tried that out on the beta (and it's mentioned in the lengthier linked guide). I was able to temporarily upgrade them to 665, however, something was buggy as they'd periodically go back down to 640. Did not notice any model changes when upgrading.
They should bring back helm enchants and give it to engineers to craft.
Nooo, what happened to Jay Mohr... and Kat Hunter :(
I dont understand this Blizzard.They are giving every expansion new engi googles and never for the last lvl.Its always midle levels and we can never rly use it except for transmog.Why is that?:(