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The particulars of team creation and management, rank and point systems, matchmaking, and more for the new Team League system in Heroes of the Storm - debuting in the upcoming Closed Beta patch - were released today. A separate future update will also add the proposed variant on StarCraft's Grandmaster League for professional level competitive team play.

 

To participate in Heroes Team League, an individual player will need to reach Player Level 40 and own 10+ unique Heroes. Team creation can be started by anyone, with each player able to belong to up to three teams; teams are given a name, and then the owner must pay 1,000 gold to create them (there are similarities to the old WoW Arena system). Team leaders can invite new players to their roster (up to a maximum of nine players), and the team's roster is persistent unless a player leaves the team or is removed by the team leader.

 

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Team League's Draft Mode will differ slightly from Hero League's, as the coordinated team can allow whichever player they choose to draft when it is their team's turn. The draft process will use the 1-2-2-2-2-1 format that players are already familiar with.

 

For the complete Blizzard post on Team League and other details, click here.

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