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hearthstone Hearthstone Recap: Plague Quarter Released, Site Update, New Card Back

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The Plague Quarter is now available; check out our guides!

The latest Curse of Naxxramas wing, the Plague Quarter, is now available for purchase! However, there have been quite a few issues with actually purchasing the wing. Blizzard is working hard to resolve all issues with the latest wing, which features three news bosses, two new class challenges and some awesome new cards! We've updated Icy Veins with detailed guides on all of the new encounters so be sure to check out the best strategies to defeat the new bosses in Heroic difficulty! This week also brought the end of Ranked Play Season 4, and all players ranked 20 or above have received the Naxxramas card back. This season's card back reward features a chilling Icecrown theme - maybe a nod to the next adventure? Be sure to check out the latest site additions and more in this week's Hearthstone recap!





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Curse of Naxxramas Plague Quarter Released


This week saw release of the next Curse of Naxxramas wing, The Plague Quarter! This launch has been unfortunately plagued with issues, and many players have been unable to properly purchase the wing. Other players have found themselves charged multiple times for the wing, or have lost their currency but did not receive access to the wing. Blizzard has created a thread regarding these issues and they are providing updates as available which can be found here. If you are lucky enough to avoid the problems plaguing (get it?) this wing's launch, this is what you'll get with the Plague Quarter:If you have experienced any issue with the purchase of this wing, Blizzard offers the following information:

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For everyone who had a failed transaction (gold or cash purchase), please check your Order History in Account Management and let me know what you see.
  • For failed purchases made by gold, the gold will be released back to you within 10 minutes or so.
  • For failed purchases made by cash on PC, the money will be released from your bank within 72 hours (per your financial institution's policies)
  • For failed purchases made by iTunes on iPad, the money will be reimbursed according to apple's policies.
  • For all cases where more than one purchase was successful (gold, cash, or iTunes), our development team continues to review and work towards a resolution for these.
We are able to see which accounts have multiple purchases that were successfully completed with the Plague Wing unlocked, so even if you haven't posted in this thread the resolution will be rolled out to you as well as soon as it's ready!




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Icy Veins Updated With Plague Quarter Guides


We've updated the site for the latest Curse of Naxxramas wing release, the Plague Quarter! Check out our detailed guides to Noth the Plaguebringer, Heigan the Unclean and Loatheb, featuring deck lists for all bosses, deck suggestions for defeating them as well as videos! We've also released guides to defeating the new Hunter and Mage class challenges! Be sure to check them out!

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Ranked Play Season 4 Ends, New Season 5 Card Back Revealed


Ranked Play Season 4 has ended, and the Naxxramas card back has been awarded to all players who have earned Rank 20 or higher! This season's new card back has been revealed and features an awesome Icecrown theme! Players will have all season to reach the rank to earn this card back. Perhaps we'll see an Icecrown Citadel adventure in the near future?

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