Minecraft is n’t just a game, it ‘s a phenomenon. When I go shopping at a store like Target, I see toy, clothes, and more have things from the game. When Microsoft bought it for $ 2.5 billion, I thought it was crazy, but between selling and other potential tax income generating aspects, it could end up being a bargain .
If you are a super-fan of Minecraft, you are no doubt planning to attend MINECON 2016 — a conference for both players and developers to come together and celebrate the game. nowadays, Microsoft announces all-important details for scoring tickets, so you need to pay attention.
“ We have excellent news program for you all : tickets are going on sale on May 6 and May 7 ! We ‘re selling them in two batches to give people in unlike time-zones a fair opportunity — you can check out the countdown to each sale time at hypertext transfer protocol : //minecon.minecraft.net. MINECON 2016 will take put on September 24-25 at Anaheim Convention Center in sun-soaked Southern California, US. It ‘s going to be the biggest MINECON so far, with 12,000 attendees ! And, as constantly, each of them will receive a classy new cape barely for coming along ”, says Vu Bui, COO of Microsoft-owned Mojang.
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Bui shares the following details .
- Tickets will be $160 each (3 years old and under are free).
- Tickets will only be sold at https://minecon.minecraft.net, and they will be sold through Eventbrite.
- 6,000 tickets will go on sale at 6pm PDT (that’s Los Angeles time) on Friday, May 6, 2016.
- 6,000 additional tickets will go on sale at 12pm noon PDT on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
- You will be able to purchase up to 6 tickets on one order.
- You will need the name of EACH person you are buying a ticket for at the time you purchase tickets, you’ll need to enter these details to complete your order.
- Tickets cannot be resold and are non-transferrable, the person whose name is on the ticket at the time of purchase is the person who will be admitted to MINECON. This means you cannot resell tickets.
Making the tickets non-transferable is truly cool, as it prevents scalpers from buying them up and jacking-up the prices. This ensures that true fans can attend.
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While $ 160 seems rather reasonable, both airfare to California and a hotel persist will cause the overall expense to be higher. If you live in a department of state far from the west slide, like me in New York, such a slip is credibly not accomplishable .
If you decide to attend Minecon 2016, you should credibly be prepared to buy the tickets — brew a pot of chocolate and have your credit card ready. There is a good prospect that it will sell out cursorily .
Will you attend MineCon 2016 ? Tell me in the comments .