BlizzCon 2018 kick starts today, and it will hold a number of tournaments, panels, and possibly few surprise announcements. As we all know, this big event will feature competitions for all of the studio’s eSports games, such as Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft.
First and foremost, Blizzard will kick-start the Opening Ceremony by updating the fans on every inch of update that they need to know. There might also be a surprise update on Blizzard’s upcoming Diablo projects, a new hero for Overwatch, and new cards for Hearthstone.
Some of its announcements are still unknown but we all know so far is that they bring out a big update again. North America fans can watch through the action-packed event either through the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket or for free via Twitch.
If you don’t want to miss out any of its event, check out the official schedule below:
Friday (November 2)
- Overwatch World Cup: 3 pm – 11:30 pm
- Hearthstone Global Games: 3 pm – 12:15 am
- World of Warcraft Arena World Championship: 3 pm – 12:15 am
- Heroes of the Storm Global Championship: 3 pm – 11 pm
- StarCraft II World Championship Series: 3 pm – 11:15 pm
Saturday (November 3)
- Overwatch World Cup: 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
- Hearthstone Global Games: 12:30 pm – 6:15 pm
- World of Warcraft Mythic Dungeon Invitational: 12:30 pm – 5 pm
- World of Warcraft Arena World Championship: 5:15 pm – 10:45 pm
- Heroes of the Storm Global Championship: 12:30 pm – 10:15 pm
- StarCraft II World Championship Series: 4:30 pm – 11:00 pm
One of the most anticipated event in BlizzCon 2018 is the 2018 Overwatch World Cup. The top eight teams all over the world will compete with each other, and only one will be declared as the champion. The Overwatch World Cup will be a big-time event pride and skills. All of the top eight teams are set to get a total of $16,000. This tournament is not focused on the prize, but the rights opportunity to represent their home countries will be the biggest milestone.
The Overwatch World Cup quarterfinals and finals schedule is listed below:
Overwatch World Cup Quarterfinals (Saturday, November 2, all times PT)
- Quarterfinal 1 – 12:15 PM
- Quarterfinal 2 – 2:15 PM
- Quarterfinal 3 – 4:15 PM
- Quarterfinal 4 – 6:15 PM
Overwatch World Cup Finals Day (Saturday, November 3, all times PT)
- Semifinal 1 – 9:30AM
- Semifinal 2 – 11:30AM
- Bronze Medal Match – 1:30 PM
- Overwatch World Cup Finals – 3:45 PM
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