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BlizzCon is back. The first weekend of November, Blizzard is bringing a whirlwind of panels, live performances, cosplay, and — most exciting — big announcements. Here is the schedule and what we predict for Blizzard’s most popular titles.

BlizzCon Broadcast Schedule

Blizzard has shared the entire BlizzCon schedule. Here’s the official broadcast schedule:

November 3

  • 11 AM – Opening Ceremony
  • 1:30 PM – World of Warcraft: What’s Next
  • 2:30 PM – Overwatch 2: Deep Dive
  • 3:30 PM – World of Warcraft Classic: What’s Next
  • 4:30 PM – Hearthstone: What’s Next
  • 5:30 PM – Warcraft Rumblings

November 4

  • 12 PM – World of Warcraft: Deep Dive
  • 1:30 PM – Overwatch 2: What’s Next
  • 2:30 PM – Diablo IV Campfire Chat
  • 4:45 PM – Community Night
  • 6:15 PM – LE SSERAFIM Appearance

How to Watch BlizzCon 2023

If you’re not attending in person, you can still watch all of the biggest announcements, panels, and events from home. Everything happening at the BlizzCon Arena will be streamed online on Blizzard’s Youtube channels and Twitch.

What Announcements Will Be at BlizzCon 2023?

Of course, the official announcements are a secret until BlizzCon arrives. But we already have some ideas.

First, a World of Warcraft expansion has been leaked. Called Avaloren, the expansion will take place in a new region with a wide range of environments. The leaked images include some bird species and even some dinosaur-like creatures. This would make sense since a second leak claims that Aveloren was “isolated for millennia.”

There are probably plenty more World of Warcraft announcements on the way. Mike Ybarra has stated that the franchise will be the big focus of BlizzCon this year. The schedule has four different blocks dedicated to the MMORPG.

When it comes to Overwatch 2, here’s what developers have in store: “Tune in on Saturday as we look toward what you can expect in Season 8 and beyond. Get a first look at future changes for Competitive Play and even bigger surprises that we can’t wait to reveal.”

A brand new hero is also being announced. This will be a tank hero for Season 8. It’s not clear who the hero will be, but many are wondering if it will be Maximilian, Mauga, or a member of the MEKA Squad. With a K-Pop performance happening at BlizzCon, having another South Korean hero who can wear a new K-Pop-inspired skin would make sense.

Other Overwatch 2 content creators are expecting PvE news to make up for the huge letdown of this content thus far. Maybe there won’t be skill trees and everything else that was initially promised, but there may be a sneak peak of new missions incoming, probably for Season 9.