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Weekly Sales, Haunted Mines, First Anniversary Bundle Tip, NA Summer Regional Survival Guide, Fall Championship Details

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Weekly Sale items for next week have been updated. We won't see Haunted Mines until next year. If you own all Heroes from the Anniversary Bundle, you'll get mounts really cheap. Blizzard has published a Survival Guide for Summer Regional Championship in LA along with details about the forthcoming Fall Championship. A new WP & Funny Moments episode is up!

Weekly Sale Items for June 4 - 11, 2016:

The following items are in next week's sale:

  • Kharazim — 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD
  • The Lost Vikings — 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD
  • Cloud Serpent Mount — 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD

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Heroes of the Storm: WP and Funny Moments #69

A new episode of WP & Funny Moments has been released.

Haunted Mines Rework Delayed

Haunted Mines won't be added back to the rotation and/or reworked this year according to Spyrian.

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We're definitely looking to rework Haunted Mines and bring it back into the Battleground pool, but the team is focused on other projects that have a higher priority right now. Haunted Mines will return, but it's unlikely to happen this year.

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First Anniversary Bundle Tip

If you own all Heroes from the anniversary bundle, you will only pay $2.87 USD for Tyrael's Charger + Hell Billie Mount + 7-Day Stimpack.

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North America Summer Regional 2 - LA Survival Guide

Trikslyr has made a post on reddit about the Summer Regional, so if you're into watching some competitive gameplay, here are all the details you need to know.

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The North America Summer Regional 2 - Los Angeles is this weekend, June 3, 4 and 5. Follow the tournament as eight North American teams clash for a $100k prize pool and a slot at the Summer Championship in Sweden!

General Info

Main Stream: Twitch.tv/esl_heroes

Community Stream: Twitch.tv/gillyweedsc2

Date: June 3 - June 5

Broadcast schedule:

June 3: 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. ET

June 4: 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. ET

June 5: 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. ET

Prize: $100,000 prize pool. One team will qualify for the Heroes of the Storm Summer Championship.

Prize Breakdown: $100,000

  • 1st - $25,000

  • 2nd - $20,000

  • 3rd-4th - $15,000

  • 5th-6th - $7,500

  • 7th-8th - $5,000

Broadcast Talent

Casters:

Participants

GROUP A:

GROUP B:

First Match-ups

  • Team Naventic vs Tempo Storm

  • Panda Global vs Astral Authority

  • Brain Power vs Cloud9

  • Gale Force Esports vs Team Name Change

Important Links

For a limited time, get 15% off HoTS merchandise in the Blizzard Gear store! Use the code: HGC2016NA2 at checkout on the Gear Store. This offer will last throughout June 3 - June 10 to celebrate the North America Summer Regional.

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Fall Global Championship Details

With Summer championships ending soon, Blizzard unveiled details such as prize pools, region's qualifiers and so forth for the last major tournament of the year, the Fall Championship.

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With the climax of the Heroes Summer Championship only a few weeks away, the current calm before the storm affords us an opportunity to look ahead to the Fall Championship, which is scheduled to get underway mere days after the Summer finals in Sweden.

Following months of competition involving hundreds of teams from around the world, the Fall Championship will culminate at BlizzCon, where 12 teams will compete for a prize pool of US$1,000,000. The 12 qualifying teams will again include the season’s winners and runners-up from China and Korea; two Regional event winners each from Europe and North America; and the winners from Australia/New Zealand, Latin America, South East Asia, and Taiwan.

Subject to change, here are the details for the Fall Championship events that the best Heroes teams around the world will be competing in in the coming months:

China – Gold League Season 3
  • Dates: July – August (Details TBD)
  • Playoff Dates: TBD
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Partner: NeoTV
  • Prize Pool: TBD
Korea – Super League Season 3
  • Dates: August – October (Details TBD)
  • Playoff Dates: TBD
  • Location: Seoul, Korea
  • Partner: OGN
  • Prize Pool: 200,000,000 KRW
Europe – Fall Regional 1
  • Dates: July 14th – 17th
  • Location: TBD
  • Partner: Dreamhack
  • Prize Pool: $100,000 USD
Europe – Fall Regional 2
  • Dates: August 18th – 21st
  • Location: ESL Gamescom (Cologne, Germany)
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $100,000 USD
North America – Fall Regional 1
  • Dates: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Partner: TBD
  • Prize Pool: $100,000 USD
North America – Fall Regional 2
  • Dates: Sept 2nd – Sept 5th
  • Location: PAX Prime (Seattle, United States)
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $100,000 USD
Australia / New Zealand – Season 3 Regional
  • Dates: September 3rd
  • Location: TBD
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $20,000 USD
Taiwan – Fall Regional
  • Dates: Sept 17th
  • Location: Offline (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Partner: TBD
  • Prize Pool: 1,800,000 TWD
South East Asia – Fall Regional
  • Dates: Sept 24th – Sept 25th
  • Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Partner: Asiasoft
  • Prize Pool: $22,500 USD
Latin America – Copa America
  • Dates: September 27th – 28th
  • Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Partner: TBD
  • Prize Pool: $18,500 USD

Fall Global Championship

  • Dates: November 4 – 5
  • Location: BlizzCon (Anaheim, United States)
  • Prize Pool: $1,000,000 USD

*Regional prize pools may vary; US$ values according to exchange rates; see regional websites for local prizing.

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