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heroes Machines of War Update at Gamescom 2016!

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The latest Heroes of the Storm updates previewed in the Gamescom pre-stream from Blizzard have hinted at some huge updates based on Starcraft. Check out everything we found out just now!

The video released by Blizzard includes the following updates:

  • 2 new maps, both based on Starcraft: Braxis Holdout and Warhead Junction.
  • New legendary skins for The Butcher (Butcherlisk), Rexxar (Raider Rexxar) and Kerrigan (Queen of Ghosts Kerrigan).
  • 2 brand new heroes, Alarak from Starcraft and Zarya from Overwatch!
  • Herald of N'zoth skin for Alarak and Thunder Guard Zarya.
  • 2 new mounts, the Obsidian Cyber Wolf and the Ghost Speeder.

You can check out both the videos below: 

 

You can also check out the announcement page here.

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sweet mother of god, I love the Butcherlisk. My favorite Diablo, Wow, and Starcraft bad guys all had a giant special night time party and this glorious beast was sired. 10/10 blizz, i love it

one thing though, the wording makes alarak sound like he is from overwatch too but he's a starcraft bro

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3 hours ago, demonardvark said:

sweet mother of god, I love the Butcherlisk. My favorite Diablo, Wow, and Starcraft bad guys all had a giant special night time party and this glorious beast was sired. 10/10 blizz, i love it

one thing though, the wording makes alarak sound like he is from overwatch too but he's a starcraft bro

I'm all about that Zarya skin, it's AMAZING.

Also, fixed the wording, thanks :D

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2 hours ago, Blainie said:

I'm all about that Zarya skin, it's AMAZING.

Also, fixed the wording, thanks :D

i'm sad its not actually in overwatch T_T

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omg I love zarya, she's my favorite hero in overwatch.

So based on what I saw in the video, she has to stay still to auto attack? but she can cast Q while moving. 

Didn't have the chance to see her passive, but I'm guessing it's the same, absorbs give her more damage.

Loved it, Blizzard always amuse people. They always have something up their sleeve for any convention to impress us.

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Can I just give Blizz my credit card number now, because I'm going to have to buy ALL of this?!  Butcher and Rexxar have both needed new skins.  Kerri deserves one now that she is finally awesome again and the queen of ghosts is perfect.  Absolutely LOVE the mind flayer skin for Alarak!  Plus the gameplay on Alarak and Zarya look amazing.  I'm super excited about this and I haven't even read the specs on the new battlegrounds!

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