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A shroud of uncertainly looms over the future of HGC and Heroes Esports as a whole due to the lack of HGC updates for the upcoming year and many pro players as well as casters are either done with the game or transferring to other games.
Gillyweed (HGC Caster)
The well-known female HGC caster is moving to Rocket League in 2019.
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Tim announced he won't be casting HGC in 2019 and he plans to make streaming his major focus.
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Chris voiced his uncertainty on Twitter today, following the lack of HGC information.
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Free Hero rotation has been updated for the week of December 11.
Free-to-Play Hero Rotation: December 11, 2018
Raynor Muradin Sonya Nazeebo Uther Jaina Zarya Li-Ming Deckard Blaze Yrel (Slot unlocked at Player Level 5) Junkrat (Slot unlocked at Player Level 10) Tychus (Slot unlocked at Player Level 15) Whitemane (Slot unlocked at Player Level 20) (Source)
The first Season of 2019 starts next week with the release of the latest patch. New rewards are up for grabs. Check out the official preview of the Season!
Heroes of the Storm’s fourth 2018 ranked season is ending soon, and we’ve got a host of new rewards that you can earn through ranked gameplay in the coming months. Read on for details!
Season Roll Dates
2019 Season 1 will begin as soon as our next patch becomes available for download in each region. Check the start and end dates below to make sure you’re able to dive in as soon as the season begins:
EVENT DATE 2019 Season 1 Start Week of December 11, 2018* 2019 Season 1 End Week of March 19, 2019* *Exact date may vary slightly by region.
2019 Season 1 Rewards
Players who manage to climb the ranks in the upcoming season can claim new portraits, mounts, and gold rewards for their achievements in Hero and Team League. Take a look at everything that’s up for grabs this season!
This Season's Ranked Portraits are still in progress and will be shown at a later date. Please stay tuned!
HERO LEAGUE RANK REWARDS Bronze 500 Gold Bronze Hero League Portrait Silver 750 Gold Silver Hero League Portrait Gold 1000 Gold Gold Hero League Portrait Platinum 1250 Gold Season 1 Mount Platinum Hero League Portrait Diamond 1500 Gold Season 1 Mount Diamond Hero League Portrait Master 1750 Gold Season 1 Mount Epic Season 1 Mount Master Hero League Portrait Grand Master 2000 Gold Season 1 Mount Epic Season 1 Mount Grand Master Hero League Portrait TEAM LEAGUE RANK REWARDS Bronze 500 Gold Season 1 Mount Bronze Team League Portrait Silver 750 Gold Season 1 Mount Silver Team League Portrait Gold 1000 Gold Season 1 Mount Gold Team League Portrait Platinum 1250 Gold Season 1 Mount Platinum Team League Portrait Diamond 1500 Gold Season 1 Mount Diamond Team League Portrait Master 1750 Gold Season 1 Mount Epic Season 1 Mount Master Team League Portrait Grand Master 2000 Gold Season 1 Mount Epic Season 1 Mount Grand Master Team League Portrait If you’re ready to begin your Ranked Play journey in Heroes of the Storm but are unsure how, head over to our Ranked Play Guide to get started on the right foot.
This week's brawl is Temple Arena. Harness the power of the Temples to destroy the enemy Core. The first team to win 2 rounds is victorious. Complete three matches to earn a Loot Chest.
This week’s brawl is the Temple Arena! Harness the power of the Alligator, Cobra, and Jackal Temples to destroy the enemy Core!
Choose from one of three randomly selected Heroes before entering the Arena. Be quick about it though, you only have 30 seconds to choose! Everyone will begin the round at level 10 and will be asked to choose a Heroic Ability. No other talents will be available. During each round, slay the enemy team’s Heroes and capture the Temple Shrines to take shots at their Core! The Core for each team will have set amounts of health based on the number of active Shrines. Each round can have 1-3 active Shrines. The first team whose Core reaches 0 health will lose the round. Be the first team to win 2 rounds and claim victory! Rewards:
Complete three matches of the Temple Arena to earn a Loot Chest! Find out more about the Heroes Brawl game mode on our Heroes Brawl site; and as always, you can find more information on this week’s Brawl by clicking the Brawl Info button at the bottom of the play screen when preparing to queue for the Brawl game mode.
Experience changes that were planned as part of the 2019 gameplay update are a huge miss on PTR, because the incentives for taking structures are mostly gone. Community Manager Dylan Bates informed the community that the team's making revisions to the experience updates and while they don't have any specifics to share at the moment, we will see a different iteration go live next week.
Hello Heroes -
We wanted to take a moment to address some of the concerns from our community about the experience updates on PTR this week. As with all of our balance changes, the Heroes team spends months internally playtesting and iterating before bringing these changes to PTR for further feedback from our players. Now that PTR is live, our team has been hard at work monitoring the new 2019 experience updates and listening to feedback. Based on this feedback and data, the team is currently exploring making some revisions to the 2019 experience updates to include more incentives for taking Forts and Keeps. We are currently iterating on these changes internally and plan to release an update to the 2019 experience changes in next week’s patch. While we don’t have additional information to share about these changes just yet, know that we are listening and that your feedback is incredibly valuable.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to try out these changes on the PTR and provided feedback. Keep an eye out for more information next week.