BlizzCon 2011 tickets go on sale starting May 21

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 12 April 2011 22:07 GMT

Blizzard has announced that tickets for its sixth BlizzCon convention will go on sale in two batches starting on Saturday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 25.

In addition, a limited number of tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County will go on sale Saturday, May 28

Folks staying at home can purchase the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, which offers live coverage of the event streaming online and also on DIRECTV in the US for $39.99. More details on this are available on the official site.

“We love being able to meet directly with our players, and since BlizzCon is one of the rare opportunities we get to do that, we always pack as much information and entertainment as we can into the show,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and co-founder of Blizzard in the press release.

“This year will be no different — whether you’re with us in Anaheim or joining from home, be prepared for two days of Blizzard gaming and good times with the most passionate community in the world.”

Tickets to the convention will be priced at $175 each and will be available for purchase from the official BlizzCon website in two separate batches on Saturday, May 21 at 10.00am PST, and Wednesday, May 25 at 7.00pm PST.

Tickets to the BlizzCon Benefit Dinner, which include admission to BlizzCon, will be priced at $500 and takes place the evening of Thursday, October 20. Approximately 200 tickets to the benefit dinner will be available for purchase beginning Saturday, May 28 at 10.00am PST through the above link.

BlizzCon takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center on October 21 and 22.

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