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BlizzCon, the pinnacle of everything
Blizzard, is fast approaching. Thousands of gamers will make the
journey to California where they will ultimately spend two days
jammed packed with epic experiences. Unfortunately, not all of us
Blizzard fans will be able to come up with the time or money to make
the trek. Not to mention, for the more reclusive among us, the idea
of BlizzCon is just one big turn off.

While it may seem like all these
reasons would mean we must miss out on the BlizzCon experience
entirely, that simply isn't true. Fans may experience many of the
wonders of BlizzCon 2013 by purchasing a Virtual Ticket and the
kicker is, you may actually find that you prefer the Virtual Ticket
option over actually attending the event. Wondering how this could be
possible? Check out five excellent reasons why below:

No Crowds

BlizzCon is a two day event that takes
place in the Anaheim Convention Center. It is undoubtedly a pretty
big place, until you fill it with thousands upon thousands of excited
Blizzard fans. Then the center starts to feel rather small indeed. It
is easy to become frustrated and even a little claustrophobic in this
situation and it is likely that your rage level may begin to rise as
getting from point A to point B takes ten times longer than it
should. Pushing through crowds is never fun, in any situation.

Purchasing a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket
will allow you to skip the crowds since you will be watching it from
the comfort of your own home. No pushing, no shoving, no annoying
people standing and chatting in the middle of a busy intersection.
What could be better than that?

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Watch Everything, Anytime

While attending BlizzCon there may come
a time when two panels that you really want to attend are happening
at the same time, are filled, or you somehow managed to miss because
you had to go to the bathroom. This can be a real bummer that can be
totally resolved with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. All panels at
BlizzCon are viewable by those who purchase the Virtual Ticket and
you can watch them even after they have already taken place. So you
can get up, go to the bathroom, visit your Aunt Margret, whatever you
need to do and come back and watch the panel of your choosing at your
convenience, even after BlizzCon is over!

Exclusive Goodies

One of the major perks of attending the
convention is the goodies that you collect while there. I know the
first time I saw the BlizzCon murloc pet from years past I was more
than little envious. While you may not be getting any t-shirts, the
Virtual Ticket will allow you to access all BlizzCon 2013-exclusive
in-game goodies. The goodies will be linked to the account
used to purchase the ticket and will be given out shortly after the
show begins. Still want that t-shirt? Those who purchase the Virtual
Ticket will be able to take part in an exclusive merchandise sale
that will take place in the weeks before the show.

Replays FTW

I already touched on this briefly
before, but when purchasing a Virtual Ticket for BlizzCon you can
watch all the action again, and again, and again. This is not
possible for those who are actually attending the show. Once the
panel is over, the panel is over for them. With a Virtual Ticket you
can go back and re-expereince an particularly awesome question and
answer or check out that really cool costume. With a Virtual Ticket
you will never miss a moment of any of the important action at
BlizzCon 2013.

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No Strings Attached

If you've been paying attention, you
will have noticed by now that the best part of a BlizzCon Virtual
Ticket is the convenience. There is no need for a lengthy journey, a
hotel stay, dropping large amounts of cash, or picking a choosing
which panels you want to watch. With a Virtual Ticket you can watch
the convention in the place of your choosing, whenever your heart
desires. If you want to watch the entire convention from the comfort
of your living room sans pants, you can do just that. No one will be
kicking you out for not wearing pants (unless your spouse is very
unforgiving). With a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket there really are no
strings attached.

That completes our list of the top 5
reasons you should opt for a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. While a Virtual
Ticket may not get you the entire experience of BlizzCon, it will get
you darn close and will be without many of the hassles that go along
with attending such a popular convention. Learn more about Virtual
Tickets by checking out the BlizzCon
2013 Virtual Ticket FAQ page

Will you be purchasing a Virtual Ticket
rather than attending this years show show in person? Why or why not?
Share your
thoughts with us in the comments section below!

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016

About The Author

Amunet, also fondly known as Memtron, is an organic life form best known for its ongoing obsession with Blizzard Entertainment's numerous properties. To that end, Amu has authored hundreds (thousands?) of the most popular World of Warcraft guides, editorials, and Top 10 lists on the planet. When not gaming and writing, Amu is busy chasing after her three children in a perpetual loop of ongoing disaster.