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Auriel to be Unveiled in 7 Days, Weekly Sales: July 26, WTF Moments #58, July 20 Hotfixes

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Auriel will be unveiled in exactly seven days during Chinajoy, Weekly Sales were updated to and now include next week's discounts. A new patch went live on July 20 addressing various bugfixes. Heroes of the Storm Highlights are back with the 58th episode of WTF Moments.

Auriel

Blizzard and Netease will unveil Auriel during Chinajoy on July 28. Attending players will have the opportunity to test out Auriel and other Heroes for free.

  • We've reported about purported Auriel abilities here.

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Weekly Sale Items (July 26 - August 2, 2016)

Next week's sales are up and the following items can be grabbed at a cheaper price than usual:

  • Diablo —  4.19 EUR // 3.19 GBP
  • Lurkablo Diablo Skin — 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP
  • Vampire Slayer Valla Skin —  3.69 EUR // 2.70 GBP

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Heroes WTF Moments #58

Heroes of the Storm Highlights is back with another episode of their community-driven footage. Check out the 58th installment of WTF Moments.

Hotfix Patch Notes (July 20)

On July 20, Blizzard released a minor patch featuring hotfixes for many Heroes. Here are the Patch Notes:

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BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the game client to crash on startup for players using DirectX9-class video cards on Vista or later versions of Windows. 
  • DirectX11: Fixed an issue in which incorrect refresh rates could be applied when using monitors that support multiple refresh rates.
    • Note: Monitor refresh rates that are set too low can cause poor perceived framerates.

Heroes and Talents

  • Heroes who have unique Mounts, such as Zagara and Anub’arak, will no longer occasionally receive Horse Mounts in-game.
  • Fixed an issue in which players who choose the Auto-Select Hero could receive an unowned or incorrect Mount in-game.
    • Note: Players may still receive Mount Variations that they have not yet unlocked after choosing Auto-Select.
  • Abathur: The Sustained Carapace Talent’s simple tooltip now properly indicates that the Talent increases the Shield amount.
  • Azmodan: Bonus Globe of Annihilation damage earned via Taste for Blood can now properly stack up to a maximum of 500 damage, rather than 250.
  • Greymane: Fixed an issue that could cause Go for the Throat’s cooldown to be permanently reduced to 60 seconds.
  • Leoric: The Healing and damage done by a Drain Hope effect that is applied by the Death March Talent is now consistent with a standard Drain Hope cast.
  • Lt. Morales: The Inoculation Talent now properly increases Safeguard’s Damage Reduction to 50% for the first 1.5 seconds of the Ability’s duration.
  • Raynor: Heroic Ability cooldowns will now be properly reduced when a Hero is killed after learning the A Card to Play Talent.
  • Rehgar: Learning the Blood and Thunder and Hunger of the Wolf Talents will no longer cause Basic Ability cooldowns to be reduced by 4 seconds, rather than 2 seconds, when attacking in Ghost Wolf form.
  • Zagara: Enemies caught within Devouring Maw’s area of effect will now be properly pulled inside of the Maw.
  • Zagara: Nydus Network’s detailed tooltip now properly lists the maximum number of Nydus Worms that can be active at any given time.

User Interface

  • Abilities with global range can now be properly cast using the minimap when Quick Cast is set to “On”.
  • Heroes who are banned during Draft Mode will now properly display their models on the draft screen.
  • An “Unmet Requirements” notification will no longer display after finding a match while queued as a party for Unranked or Ranked matchmaking.
  • The Healing Fountain Cooldown tooltip will now display its intended description text in non-English game clients.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could prevent the player from clicking any buttons on the post-game Summary screen.
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