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Ranked Ladder Update and March Season Are Live + Hotfixes

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From March 2018 and onwards, the Ranked Ladder changes drastically.

The Ranked Play changes, which Ben Brode announced last month, are currently live. We remind you, therefore, that each month you will drop exactly 4 ranks from your highest achieved rank of the season. Moreover, all ranks now have 5 stars and you need to win 5 Ranked games each season to earn the monthly card back.

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Speaking of the monthly card back, the March 2018 one has been revealed. Since this month will be the last one for the Year of the Mammoth, the card back is naturally called after it and depicts a woolly mammoth.

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The season changes brought some issues: Ranked games had to be deactivated in all regions. Today, we saw some hotfixes that should fix some of the issues related to the new season roll.

Blizzard LogoGrizzle

Mar 1, 2018

Several fixes related to the new season roll system
  • Players who finished at high Legendary ranks in February should no longer gain excess stars with wins
  • Players should no longer drop a full rank with a single loss
  • Players should no longer go through several wins without gaining any stars
  • Players should now correctly drop 4 full ranks from highest rank achieved in previous season - NOTE: Rank may appear wrong during season roll animation due to another issue. Check rank under Play menu to see the correct level (source)
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