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MINECON 2016 was held in Anaheim, California from September 24 to 25.


On March 7, 2016, it was announced that MINECON 2016 would take place in Anaheim, California from September 24–25.[1]

On April 18, 2016 the MINECON Website was published, displaying countdowns till tickets go on sale. A link to discounted hotel bookings is also available.

On August 12, 2016, it was announced that there would be news about the Pocket Edition API at the convention.[2][3][4]


Anaheim Convention Center
Location of Anaheim Convention Center: 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California[5]
Location within the ACC for MINECON 2016 are Exhibit Halls A and D. The recommended entrance is through Exhibit Hall E, on the lower level.


On April 18, 2016, Mojang announced that tickets will be on sale on May 6 and 7, 2016.[6][7] The tickets were sold in two batches, each selling 6,000 tickets at $160 USD apiece (12,000 tickets in total).[6] Attendees were also given discounted hotel bookings.[8]


One: May 6, 6:00 PM PDT and 9:00 EDT

Two: May 7, 12:00 PM PDT and 3:00 EDT


Videos can be found here.