Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Battlegrounds’ updated

An update has come to Hearthstone’s new game mode, adding some extra chaos—and a few new Heroes— to Battlegrounds! Jump into the Beta to test out the latest challengers.

NEW CHALLENGERS

Sindragosa, Elise Starseeker, Brann Bronzebeard, and Sir Finley Mrrgglton are the newest Heroes to enter the Battlegrounds—each one with a new hero power to help you push toward a first-place finish.

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Descent of Dragons’ expansion is coming

Blizzard Entertainment unveiled Descent of Dragons™, a high-flying 135-card expansion for their smash-hit free-to-play digital card game Hearthstone®. Hatching on December 10, the epic conclusion to Hearthstone’s first-ever year-long story line will arm players with draconic firepower—including the ability to transform into Galakrond, the mightiest dragon in Warcraft® history.… Read the rest

Hearthstone Global Finals Viewer’s Guide

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In Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Americas—48 players battled it out in weekly online play during Seasons 1 and 2 of Grandmasters. Six players were relegated from the competition, while six more ran the Playoff gauntlet to secure their place at the Hearthstone Global Finals.

In China, the field was wider, with a Playoff bracket determined by the victors from a pool of 64 veterans and an open pool of 1024 players represented at several live events over the course of the year.… Read the rest

Hearthstone Global Games Returns

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That’s right, Global Games are back for the off-season. Join us in celebrating regional pride and showcasing the best Hearthstone talent from 32 regions from around the globe!

This time around, teams of two will compete online over four weekends through a gamut of Dual Tournament groups with the Shield-Phase best-of-five Conquest format for $75,000 in prizing!… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Saviors of Uldum’ Expansion

Blizzard Entertainment released Saviors of Uldum, the adventurous new expansion for the company’s smash-hit free-to-play digital card game Hearthstone®. The second part of Hearthstone’s year-long trilogy, Saviors of Uldum features 135 new cards that expand the game’s deckbuilding possibilities with new minions, spells, and weapons plucked from the wind-swept deserts of Uldum, an ancient civilization filled with musty tombs, powerful artifacts, and pulse-pounding peril.… Read the rest

BlizzCon to Host the Hearthstone Global Finals

Blizzard Entertainment

We’re excited to share that BlizzCon will be the destination for the Hearthstone Global Finals this November! 8 players will duke it out at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny California for their share of the $500,000 prize pool, the trophy, and the title of Hearthstone World Champion!

Both end-of-season playoffs will qualify one Grandmaster from each region to the Global Finals, meaning three Grandmasters will qualify through the Season 1 Playoffs, with three more qualifying through the Season 2 Playoffs.… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Grandmasters Season 1 Playoffs

The first season of Hearthstone Grandmasters comes to a thrilling conclusion this weekend! The winner of each region will walk away with an additional $2,000 in seasonal earnings and will earn one of eight spots at the Hearthstone Global Finals at BlizzCon 2019 this November.

Grandmaster Season 1 EU Playoff Contenders:

The start times for each region – and their initial Group matchups – are included below.… Read the rest