Earlier this year on April, Activision Blizzard confirmed that BlizzCon might be canceled due to COVID-19. Eventually, the event was canceled for the third time, and later In August Activision Blizzard announced that they might re-schedule the event to 2021.
Today there has been an update on the event. In an announcement, Activision Blizzard confirmed that BlizzConline will be an all-digital event happening On February 19 and February 20, 2021. Previously, there were tickets for the event, and it is still unclear whether the digital event would be free or not. From what it seems, it might be free, though there are no official remarks on it.
“While circumstances are keeping us from gathering in person this year, we’re putting together a little something early next year to channel the spirit of BlizzCon into the form of an online show,” says a post over on the BlizzCon site. “We still have a lot of planning to do, and it’ll be some time before we’re ready to share more details—but we wanted to provide a heads-up on how you can be a part of the online fun.”
Blizzard has also listed various sectors, where potential applicants can apply. These are related to cosplay contests, pet contests, digital storytelling contests, and art contests. There is a lot more information on the site, make sure you check it out.