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Blizzcon 2015 to be Hosted by Wil Wheaton

Blizzcon 2015 is heading our way in November and to build up some excitement for the event Blizzard have announced a host. Television celebrity, author and “geek” Wil Wheaton will be there to guide you through all the latest news for your favourite games.

Blizzcon is taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center November 6-7. If you can’t actually get to the event in person, you’ll be able to buy a Virtual Ticket here. In the official blurb for the show:

“BlizzCon is an epic celebration featuring Blizzard Entertainment’s game universes and the global player communities that bring them to life. With the Virtual Ticket, Blizzard gamers around the world can get a front-row seat for the action across two high-def streaming channels of coverage, including developer panels, interviews, and community contests—this year hosted by author, actor, and all-around good geek, Wil Wheaton (@wilw).”

About the event and the Virtual Ticket, Blizzard Entertainment’s co-founder and CEO Mike Morhaime said:

“BlizzCon is the ultimate Blizzard community event, and we’re thrilled to give even more people around the world a chance to be a part of it with the Virtual Ticket. Whether they’re hearing cool news about their favorite game, cheering on the community contests, or getting behind-the-scenes insight from the developer panels, we want everyone at home to feel like they’re right there with us.”

Whether you are at the event, or there using the Virtual Ticket you’ll be able to see:

  • Developer Panels – The lastest scoop on the development of the Blizzard games.
  • Community Contests hosted by Wil Wheaton.
  • Interviews, some exclusive to the Virtual Ticket.
  • Closing Ceremony – includes access for Virtual Ticket holders.
  • On Demand Replays for Virtual Ticket Holders
  • In-Game Goodies
  • Advanced Access to BlizzCon Loot

As well as this access, Virtual Ticket holders will also be able to watch the eSport action that takes place at BlizzCon too.

Will you be at the event or buy a Virtual Ticket? Does the news of Wil Wheaton hosting the event excite you? Let us know your thoughts below.