After years of waiting, fans may finally have the chance to rediscover BlizzCon. The official studio convention Blizzard Entertainment had its last IRL edition in 2019, and had to be canceled every year for various reasons.
It's been three years now, but that's it, the wait was worth it! BlizzCon is officially returning in 2023 according to Blizzard Entertainment President Mike "Qwik" Ybarra.
BlizzCon back in physical format for 2023?
At last ! We learned about it in its end-of-year review (source) where April Mckee l'Executive Producer newly recruited for the Blizzcon we announce it in the middle of the article without further information.
Looks like we'll have to wait start 2023 before having more information from d'April Mckee and Mike Ybarra.
The last one took place in distance format under another name the “ BlizzCononline on February 2021, while the BlizzCon de 2020, 2021 et 2022 had also been canceled due to the pandemic Covid.
To all the players and especially our @Blizzard_Ent team, thank you for such incredible progress in 2022. I can’t wait for 2023 - it’s going to be an amazing year for all of us. ❤️ https://t.co/xK4U2HxUn9
— Mike Ybarra ðŸ¦ƒ🎄 (@Qwik) December 21, 2022
We do not yet know the format in which this BlizzCon will take place, but it's still good news for fans of the Blizzard license who will finally be able to meet in real life and talk about their favorite games.