Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack has reportedly confirmed the investors that BlizzCon will take place digitally in “the early part” of 2021.
We previously reported how Blizzcon 2020 had been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. At the time executive producer of BlizzCon Saralyn Smith stated BlizzCon organizers were “talking about how we might be able to channel the BlizzCon spirit and connect with you in some way online, far less impacted by the state of health and safety protocols for mass in-person gatherings.”
Now, GamesIndustry.biz reports that during an earnings call Brack confirmed a digital BlizzCon would take place in “the early part” of 2021 to investors. .
“We’re really fortunate to have a passionate and engaged community that’s really looking forward to what we’re creating,” Brack reportedly stated. “We’re looking forward to sharing what the teams have been working on for that event.”
Blizzard Entertainment have not officially announced the date of the next BlizzCon event at this time.