Tickets for BlizzCon 2013 will go on sale in two batches on April 24 and April 27, Blizzard Entertainment has announced.

Each ticket will set you back $175, but be sure to be ready to place your order as BlizzCon tickets sell out fast.

Batch 1: Thursday, April 25 at 03:00 BST

Batch 2: Saturday, April 27 at 18:00 BST

BlizzCon 2013 runs November 8-9, 2013.

"We love having the opportunity to hang out with our players at BlizzCon, and it's always awesome to see the greatest gaming community on earth swarm Anaheim," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment. "We look forward to delivering two full days of gaming, activities, and other entertainment, and we can't wait to show some of the exciting projects we've been working on."

In addition to receiving a badge granting access to the convention, BlizzCon attendees will receive an exclusive goody bag with special loot that Blizzard won't be making available in any other way. More details will be announced closer to the event.

Super fans may also want to check out tickets to an exclusive Benefit Dinner, which go on sale priced $500 at 03:00 BST on May 2. On Thursday, November 7, Blizzard will be hosting a special dinner to benefit CHOC Children's (Children's Hospital of Orange County), where guests will have an opportunity to meet and chat with game developers, artists, executives and other people from Blizzard Entertainment.

Approximately 200 tickets to the benefit dinner will be available.

If you want to be part of BlizzCon, but can't make it to the Anaheim Convention Center then a Virtual Ticket might be of interest. Each ticket promises comprehensive live coverage of the event via a multi-channel Internet stream. Pricing and programming information will be revealed at a later date.

Source: Press release