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Hearthstone's First Artbook Releases October 15

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The Art of Hearthstone will have two editions (Standard and Limited) and will initially only be available in English.

The book contains concept art illustrations from the game's early days up until the League of Explorers expansion. From October, you can find the Art of Hearthstone at bookstores or at the Blizzard Gear Shop. The Limited edition will only be available at the latter and at BlizzCon 2018.

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From goblins and gnomes to kobolds and catacombs, the Hearthstone team has drawn up a veritable universe for all the sets that we’ve introduced to the game. The Art of Hearthstone, our long-awaited inaugural art book, compiles concept art illustrations spanning the game’s earliest days to the release of League of Explorers.

Within this fabled tome, you’ll discover early concepts of some of your favorite cards and game boards, and get a behind-the-scenes look at how Hearthstone was brought to life.

The Art of Hearthstone will be available globally on October 15 in English only, with French, German, Russian, Polish, Korean, and Chinese (Simplified) versions to follow. You’ll be able to purchase it wherever books are sold.

Editions

The Art of Hearthstone will come in two editions: a hardcover Standard Edition priced at US $45, and a Limited Edition priced at US $125—limited to 1,000 numbered copies, all signed by the Hearthstone development team—available exclusively through Blizzard Gear Store, and at BlizzCon 2018.

The Limited Edition features an imitation leather cover, and will be seated inside a gorgeous Hearthstone box. It also includes two high-quality prints in a portfolio, and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity—also signed by the Hearthstone development team.

Here’s a sneak preview of one the spreads!

 

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Grab a copy of The Art of Hearthstone at your favorite local bookstore on October 15, or keep an eye on the Gear Store for a chance to nab one of the Limited Editions. We’ll also have some copies of the Limited Edition for sale at this year’s BlizzCon, so if you’re attending the show, be sure to check it out there!

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