Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Zadina

heroes Heroes of the Storm: New Replay and Observer Interface

1 post in this topic

14880-heroes-of-the-storm-new-replay-and

Blizzard has released an initial version of the new interface for replays and observing matches in the client. You can now download and install this new interface, which will replace the default replay and observer UI in the near future.

 

Blizzard Icon Blizzard Entertainment

Greetings, Heroes. We’ve been working closely with community member Ahli to create a new interface for watching replays and observing matches in the client. Some of you may recognize a lot of these new features from an earlier version we used at the BlizzCon World Championships. While this probably won’t be our final iteration, we wanted to get this version into your hands now as this new interface will be replacing the default replay and observer UI very soon.

 

With new art, talent icons included in the top bar, and collapsible detailed stats and talent panels, we think this interface will introduce an exciting new level of easily-digestible information to players looking to analyze games as a spectator or through watching replays. You can also look forward to even more features coming with the interfaces official release and beyond, including current Map Mechanic counters for each team on maps like Blackheart’s Bay and Tomb of the Spider Queen.

 

FB0J8A47GGDD1449281891252.jpg TCOJR917CLHW1449281898568.jpg

 


Follow these instructions to start using the new interface:

1. Download the new Heroes of the Storm interface file:

 

DOWNLOAD

 

2. Once downloaded, place the file in your Heroes of the Storm Interfaces folder

  • Mac: \Library\Application Support\Blizzard\Heroes of the Storm\Interfaces
  • Windows: C:\Users\XXXXXX\Documents\Heroes of the Storm\Interfaces

3. Inside the client, access the options menu, then navigate to the Observer and Replay tab.

4. Use the dropdowns to change your Observer and Replay files to the downloaded interface.

5. That's it. Go watch a replay, observe a custom game, and check out all the new features!

 

Useful Hotkeys

:

  • Detailed Stats Pane: Ctrl + 1
  • Detailed Talent Pane: Ctrl + 2
  • Hide/Show Top Bar: Ctrl + E
  • Hide/Show All UI: Ctrl+Shift+E
  • Hide/Show Chat Log: Ctrl+Shift+C
  • Hide/Show Replay Control Panel: Ctrl+Shift+O

We hope you enjoy this sneak preview of the new observer interface, and we’re excited to see what you all do with it. Have fun and we will see you in the Nexus!

(source)

 

Much to the community's disdain, this file won't be adding more observer slots. Earlier this week, Dustin Browder tweeted that the addition of more observer slots is something both the community and the team want, but it cannot be done yet due to technical issues. Anyway, if you cannot be bothered downloading this file for the new replay and observer interface, it's certain that its final version will be patched in the game at some point in the future.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Stan

      The fifth episode of HGC Highlights is here covering the most interesting moments of Week #5.
      We also posted spoiler-free recaps with VODs yesterday, links can be found below.
      HGC #Week 5 Recap (NA/Europe) HGC #Week 3 Recap (Korea) Enjoying the series? Don't forget to check out Kendric's YouTube channel.
      Missed an Episode? Don't Worry!
      Links to previous episodes of HGC Highlights
      Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4
    • By Stan

      The third week of HGC 2017 Korea is over and last games of Phase 1 will be played soon. 
      Spoiler-Free Overview (Week #3)
      Our spoiler free overview doesn't show match results or current standings and only contains VODs. For match results and current standings, click the "Reveal Hidden Contents" button at the end of this article.
      Links of Interest
      Below you can find a list of our previous recaps and Kendric's HGC Highlights.
      HGC Week 1 Recap HGC Week 1 Highlights HGC Week 2 Recap HGC Week 2 Highlights HGC Week 3 Recap // HGC Korea Week 1 Recap HGC Week 3 Highlights HGC Week 4 Recap HGC Week 4 Highlights HGC Week 5 Recap HGC Korea 2017 (Week #3)
      February 17 (Friday)
      10:00 AM Raven ?:? Team BlossoM VOD 12:00 PM GG ?:? MVP Black VOD February 18 (Saturday)
      10:00 AM L5 ?:? Tempest VOD 12:00 PM MVP Black ?:? Mighty VOD February 19 (Sunday)
      10:00 AM Team Blossom ?:? GG TBA 12:00 PM Raven ?:? MVP Miracle TBA Spoiler Overview (Week #3)
      Click the spoiler tag to reveal match results, current standings and VODs from HGC Korea Week #3.
    • By Stan

      Phase 1 ended for both NA / Europe and top 3 teams will be attending the Western Clash in Katowice (PL) scheduled for March 3 - 5 with a prize pool of $100,000 USD.
      Spoiler-Free Overview (Week #5)
      Our spoiler free overview doesn't display match results or current standings and only contains VODs. Click the spoiler button below to show match results and current standings.
      Links of Interest
      Below you can find a list of our previous recaps and Kendric's HGC Highlights.
      HGC Week 1 Recap HGC Week 1 Highlights HGC Week 2 Recap HGC Week 2 Highlights HGC Week 3 Recap // HGC Korea Week 1 Recap HGC Week 3 Highlights HGC Korea Week 2 Recap HGC Week 4 Highlights HGC Korea Week 3 Recap HGC North America 2017 (Week #5)
      February 13 (Monday)
      1:30 AM Team Freedom ?:? No Tomorrow VOD February 17 (Friday)
      11:00 AM No Tomorrow ?:? Gale Force eSports VOD February 18 (Saturday)
      1:30 AM B-Step ?:? Team Naventic VOD 11:00 PM Tempo Storm ?:? Superstars VOD February 19 (Sunday)
      12:30 PM Team Freedom ?:? Team 8 VOD HGC Europe 2017 (Week #5)
      February 17 (Friday)
      6:00 PM Playing Ducks ?:? Fnatic VOD 8:30 PM Tricked esport ?:? Misfits VOD February 18 (Saturday)
      6:00 PM Team Dignitas ?:? beGenius VOD 8:30 PM Synergy ?:? Team expert VOD Spoiler Overview (Week #5)
      Click the "Reveal Hidden Contents" button to reveal additional information such as match results, current standings from HGC Week #5.
    • By Stan

      The 2nd week of HGC Korea is over and we've got the highlights. Our recap contains no spoilers and match results along with current standings can be toggled at will.
      Spoiler-Free Overview (Week #2)
      Our spoiler free overview doesn't show match results or current standings and only contains VODs. For match results and current standings, refer to the spoiler button at the end of the article.
      Links of Interest
      Below you can find a list of our previous recaps and Kendric's HGC Highlights.
      HGC Week 1 Recap HGC Week 1 Highlights HGC Week 2 Recap HGC Week 2 Highlights HGC Week 3 Recap // HGC Korea Week 1 Recap HGC Week 3 Highlights HGC Week 4 Recap HGC Korea 2017 (Week #2)
      February 10 (Friday)
      10:00 AM Tempest ?:? MVP Miracle VOD 12:00 PM MVP Black ?:? Supreme Mixtape VOD 3:00 PM GG ?:? Raven VOD February 11 (Saturday)
      10:00 AM Mighty ?:? Raven VOD 12:00 PM L5 ?:? MVP Miracle VOD 2:00 PM Tempest ?:? Supreme Mixtape VOD February 12 (Sunday)
      10:00 AM Tempest ?:? Mighty VOD 12:00 PM L5 ?:? GG VOD 3:00 PM MVP Black ?:? MVP Miracle VOD Spoiler Overview (Week #2)
      Click the spoiler tag to reveal match results, current standings and VODs from HGC Korea Week #2.
    • By Stan

      The fourth week of HGC 2017 ended and you can take a closer look at matches played in NA and EU in our spoiler-free recap, which contains VODs.
      Spoiler-Free Overview (Week #4)
      Our spoiler free overview doesn't display match results or current standings and only contains VODs. Click the spoiler button below to show match results and current standings.
      Links of Interest
      Below you can find a list of our previous recaps and Kendric's HGC Highlights.
      HGC Week 1 Recap HGC Week 1 Highlights HGC Week 2 Recap HGC Week 2 Highlights HGC Week 3 Recap // HGC Korea Week 1 Recap HGC Week 3 Highlights HGC North America 2017 (Week #4)
      February 6 (Monday)
      3:30 AM B-Step ?:? Team Freedom VOD February 10 (Friday)
      11:00 PM Tempo Storm ?:? No Tomorrow VOD February 11 (Saturday)
      1:30 AM Team Naventic ?:? Superstars VOD 11:00 PM Superstars ?:? B-Step VOD February 12 (Sunday)
      1:30 AM Team 8 ?:? Team Naventic VOD 11:00 PM Tempo Storm ?:? Gale Force eSports VOD HGC Europe 2017 (Week #4)
      February 10 (Friday)
      6:00 PM Team Dignitas ?:? Playing Ducks VOD 8:30 PM Misfits ?:? beGenius VOD February 11 (Saturday)
      6:00 PM beGenius ?:? Tricked esport VOD 8:30 PM Team expert ?:? Misfits VOD February 12 (Sunday)
      6:00 PM Team Dignitas ?:? Fnatic VOD 8:30 PM Synergy ?:? Playing Ducks VOD Spoiler Overview (Week #4)
      Click the spoiler tag to reveal match results, current standings and VODs from HGC Week #4.