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Blizzard Committed to Bringing Back BlizzCon in 2023

Blizzard Committed to Bringing Back BlizzCon in 2023 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 July 2022 / 1,437 Views

Blizzard Entertainment President Mike Ybarra speaking with the Los Angeles Times stated the company is looking to bring back BlizzCon in 2023.

We previously announced we’re taking a pause on BlizzCon while we reimagine it for the future but do want to return to a live event that enables us to celebrate the community," said Ybarra.

"We recently hired a new leader of BlizzCon, April McKee, who is hard at work on that plan. ... We are committed to bringing back BlizzCon in 2023."

BlizzCon has not had an in-person event since 2019. The event in 2020 was cancelled due to the pandemic, while in 2021 it was an online only event. There were plans for a hybrid event in 2022, however, that was cancelled following the sexual harassment and discrimination scandals at Activision Blizzard.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
2zosteven (on 07 July 2022)

Texas is ready for you!

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Imaginedvl (on 07 July 2022)

I really like Blizzcon events. That's really good news :) Always fun for the fans to have those kind of events.

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