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2017 Ranked Season 3 Rewards Update

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Blizzard accidentally included images of the Golden & Spectrum Cybersteed in the Season 3 Rewards post back in September last year. While the blog post has been later fixed and they added the proper image for the mount rewards, players will still receive the Golden & Spectrum Cybersteed from Season 3, even though it was not an intention to release said mounts as ranked rewards.

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In our 2017 Ranked Season 3 blog last September, we mistakenly included images of the Golden Cybersteed and Spectrum Cybersteed as rewards that could be earned based on your performance in ranked play that season. We later corrected the blog, but have since received feedback from many of you who were excited about those mount variations, and played hard to unlock them.

Though we hadn’t intended to release those mounts as ranked rewards, we want to do right by those who felt they had been promised those rewards. Within the next few days, we’re going to grant the Golden Cybersteed and Spectrum Cybersteed— as well as their Epic counterparts—to players who would have been eligible to receive them based on their performance during 2017 Ranked Season 3.

In addition to the rewards they already earned when the season came to an end, those who achieved certain ranked play milestones during 2017 Season 3 will also receive the following Cybersteed mount variations:

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Hero League

2017 SEASON 3 RANK REWARD
Platinum or higher

Golden Cybersteed

Spectrum Cybersteed
Master or higher

Epic Golden Cybersteed

Epic Spectrum Cybersteed

Team League

2017 SEASON 3 RANK REWARD
Bronze or higher

Golden Cybersteed

Spectrum Cybersteed
Master or higher

Epic Golden Cybersteed

Epic Spectrum Cybersteed

We sincerely apologize for this error; it’s important to us that you can trust we’ll follow through on the information we share with you about Heroes of the Storm, and ranked rewards are no exception. We hope those of you who earned these Cybersteed mounts are excited to welcome them into your Collections. As always, we’ll see you in the Nexus!

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I wonder if they were going to even release them at all if they hadn't done this? Seeing as they're never released any other payed versions of other season reward mounts I doubt these Rainbow and golden versions would have ever seen the light of day if not for this.

 The golden, and especially the spectrum, versions are better looking then the ones we got initially after the season ended.

Looking at the old and new ones again I can see why they did the changes for several of them. They were gonna give us 5 versions before. 3 of them were about the same. Black with either red, orange, or yellow glow. Then the gold and rainbow/spectrum for 4th and 5th versions. So instead they gave us 3 that were more distinctively different looking. Silver, green, and black. I gotta say though when I saw the epic versions back when they first released the images with the gold and spectrum I was REALLY hoping to get up to Master Rank for that Spectrum Epic version. It looked/looks really cool! 

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