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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Year of the Dragon’ game updates

The Hearthstone team announced the dawning of a new Hearthstone Year: The Year of the Dragon! WHAT’S A HEARTHSTONE YEAR? Each Hearthstone Year ushers in a fresh Standard format: we’ll introduce an updated card set rotation that will drastically change the meta, leading to more exploration and variety in deck types. When the first expansion of 2019 launches, we will...

HCT Winter Championship kicks off February 28, 2019

The HCT Winter Championship kicks off February 28, 2019 when 16 of the world’s best Hearthstone players—representing the Americas, Asia-Pacific, China, and Europe—face off at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. Competitors will be hoping to clinch one of the four remaining spots at the HCT World Championship this April, in addition to the lion’s share of a $250,000 USD prize pool...

Hearthstone Masters Introduction

Blizzard Entertainment Late last year we revealed we were hard at work evolving Hearthstone Esports into a more sustainable, entertaining, and accessible program. Today we are happy to reveal full details about the first two parts of this new program, which we have collectively named Hearthstone Masters. Hearthstone Masters Qualifiers Hearthstone Masters’ entry tier of competition, Masters Qualifiers, are open...

Hearthstone Collegiate Championship 2019

Tespa / Blizzard eSports Gather your friends and rally your roommates—the Hearthstone Collegiate Championship 2019 sponsored by Republic of Gamers is here with over $125,000 in prizing! This tournament offers a twist on the classic single-player Hearthstone experience—seasoned competitors and new challengers alike will form three-player teams that compete as one group using any of their teammates’ Hearthstone account! Are...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft celebrates Lunar New Year

Happy Year of the Pig! For the first time globally, the Hearthstone Tavern is celebrating Lunar New Year! Over the next few weeks the Tavern will play host to a giveaway, celebratory emotes, a limited-time bundle, and special quests with even more special rewards. Week One The celebration kicks off today with the Lunar New Year Bundle, which contains 10...

HCT Winter Championship

Blizzard Entertainment Over the last several weeks the best Hearthstone players from North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and China have emerged from regional playoffs to claim their spots at the HCT Winter Championship. The four qualified players from each region will duke it out to decide who will take home the title of HCT Winter Champion, the lion’s share of a...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Rastakhan’s Rumble’ single player changes

The Hearthstone team are modifying Arena card choices and making some changes to Rumble Run, the latest solo adventure for Rastakhan’s Rumble. Check out below for more information on these changes, and additional insights from the development team on Rumble Run in the blog post. Arena Updates – The appearance rate of each individual card available in Arena have been...

HCT World Championship 2018, Taipei from April 25-28, 2019

Taipei will host the highly-anticipated HCT World Championship 2018 on April 25-28, 2019.  Over the last year, the best Hearthstone professional players have been competing at Tour Stops, Playoff events, and Seasonal Championships to accrue the points and standings needed to secure a spot on the tournament’s 16-player roster and a shot at its $1 million USD prize pool. The...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Rastakhan’s Rumble’ is live

Best your opponents with 135 brutal new cards in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed digital card game. For a limited time, players can log in to Hearthstone to claim six free packs as well as a random Legendary Loa and two Spirit cards from the same class. Hearthstone players from across Azeroth are packing into the Gurubashi...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Rastakhan’s Rumble – all cards revealed

Two Rumble contenders, Hearthstone Lead Final Designer Dean Ayala and Hearthstone streamer Brian Kibler, have stepped into the arena to reveal many of the cards coming in Rastakhan’s Rumble—the upcoming Hearthstone expansion—out this week! The new cards showed off during the stream included the Hunter Loa and Spirit combo – the Legendary loa Halazzi, the Lynx and its accompanying Spirit – Spirit of...

Hearthstone has hit the 100-million-player mark

A little over five years ago, a few Blizzard Entertainment developers were toiling away on a small passion project: Hearthstone®, a free-to-play digital collectible card game at a time when such games were not front of mind for most. They based the game on the company’s Warcraft® universe and polished every aspect—from the flash of the animations to the bombastic voice lines of...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Rastakhan’s Rumble expansion – 4 December 2018

World-renowned troll gladiators and fans of fierce competition from across Azeroth will soon crowd the fabled Gurubashi Arena for Rastakhan’s Rumble™, the next expansion for Hearthstone®, Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit digital card game. Starting December 4, players will vie for glory with 135 new cards and a mojo-fueled arsenal of new mechanics. Once per generation, the troll tribes of Azeroth make...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Hallow’s End celebration

The Headless Horseman is returning to the Hearthstone tavern from October 17-31 for another Hallow’s End celebration, and he has some tricks and treats in store for our players. Tempting Treats Simply log in to Hearthstone between October 17 and 31 to receive a free Arena ticket and a golden Witch’s Cauldron card. The Great Hallow’s End Arena Costume Party...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, The Boomsday Project Blasts Off

Study up on Azerothian science with 135 experimental new cards in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed digital card game For a limited time, players can log in to Hearthstone to claim three free packs and a class Legendary card Legions of lab coat-clad Hearthstone® players have filed into Dr. Boom’s secret laboratory to begin work on The...