Blizzard Will Attend Gamescom 2016 with “Biggest Presence to Date”

Blizzard Will Attend Gamescom 2016 with "Biggest Presence to Date"

Gamescom 2016 is approaching very fast in just 2 days from August 17 to 21 in Cologne, Germany and Blizzard is ready to be on the show with “biggest presence to date”. A Gamescom hub has been revealed to give players a sneak peak at what’s coming. A special preview video will be released on August 16th.
Visitors to the Blizzard gamescom booth in Hall 7 of the Koelnmesse will have the chance to play Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Diablo, and StarCraft on more than 500 gaming stations. We’ll also have some epic entertainment on the Blizzard stage, and a few surprises in store.

Warcraft
From August 18-21, the Legion Café will bring a recreation of The Fel Hammer to central Cologne to celebrate the upcoming launch of World of Warcraft’s latest expansion
Visitors to the Blizzard booth will be able to try out the new Demon Hunter class in advance of the August 30 release of World of Warcraft: Legion
Two of the top World of Warcraft guilds, Set Sail for Fail and From Scratch, will race against each other in Legion’s top tier difficulty dungeons (Mythic+) live on the Blizzard stage
WoW streamer Slootbag will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard booth

StarCraft II
Professional StarCraft II players will face off in exciting live showmatches on the Blizzard stage
The following streamers will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard boot
wintergaming
LowkoTV
RotterdaM

Diablo
In celebration of Diablo’s 20th anniversary, visitors to the Blizzard booth will be able to play all three Diablo games
A 3D artist from the Diablo development team will create a piece of artwork live on the Blizzard stag
The following streamers will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard booth
MrLlama
Qiun69

Hearthstone
Professional card-slingers and community personalities will battle it out in exciting Hearthstone showmatches on the Blizzard stage
The following streamers will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard booth
LotharHS
ThijsHS
Hafu

Heroes of the Storm
Brawlmania will deliver an epic Heroes of the Storm showdown on the Blizzard stage throughout gamescom, as six teams of influencers and pro players face off in themed showmatches
The Heroes of the Storm Europe Fall Regional tournament will take place from August 17-19 on the ESL Arena stage, with the winning team moving on to compete for a piece of the $1,000,000 USD prize pool at the Fall Championship at BlizzCon
The following streamers will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard booth
Grubby
Sohinki
Chu8

Overwatch
The world premiere of the new Overwatch animated short will be revealed on stage and via live stream on the Blizzard gamescom hub at 18:00 CEST on Thursday, August 18
The Overwatch Atlantic Showdown tournament will take place from August 20-21, pitting the top four teams from both North America and Europe against each other, with a $100,000 USD prize pool on the line
The following streamers will be live-streaming directly from the Blizzard booth
Muselk
UnitLost
AnneMunition
Those who can’t make it to Gamescom will be able to watch the live stream on the Blizzard gamescom hub as well as on Facebook and YouTube livestreams.

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