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heroes HotS: More Frequent Balance Patches

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Spyrian revealed on reddit today that Blizzard will be doing smaller balance patches more frequently.


Spyrian said that apart from traditional content patches, which feature a Hero, they're going to be releasing minor patches with just balance updates.
 

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The actual changes this one contains will be fairly significant, but what I meant by "small" is that the download size won't be massive and we're only touching a handful of heroes.
Today's update will be the first of the more frequent balance changes that Dustin mentioned on Twitter a little while back. They won't be as frequent as every week, but you can typically expect to see these on Wednesdays (NA time) when we do release them.
Balance Update patches are also separate from "major" patches in that they generally won't add new features to the game or contain as many balance changes as one of our major patches would. See the Lt. Morales or Cho'gall patch notes to see examples of what bigger patches look like.[
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This post is an update to the post released earlier, containing Spyrian's reply to player rants.
 
Frequent patches should increase the competitiveness of Heroes of the Storm and bring a fresh breeze to the current meta. What are your thoughts?

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