News and Guides for Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard Staff Respond to Lawsuit and Internal Mails Blizzard Staff Respond to Lawsuit and Internal Mails We've seen the statements from both current and former Blizzard higher-ups, as well as Activision Blizzard's Corporate Affairs Vice President, so now it's time to see what the reactions were from some of the staff working at Blizzard. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Today at 07:58 by Starym
Updated: (Comments on Afrasiabi) Chris Metzens Response to the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Updated: (Comments on Afrasiabi) Chris Metzen's Response to the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit We have an update on Chris Metzen's remarks in relation to the lawsuit, as he tweeted out some comments on his time with Alex Afrasiabi (who was specifically named in some claims in the lawsuit). Blizzard Blizzard 7 comments Yesterday at 23:57 by Starym
Mike Morhaime, Former Blizzard CEO, Responds to the Lawsuit Allegations Mike Morhaime, Former Blizzard CEO, Responds to the Lawsuit Allegations We now have a response on the subject of the sexual harrassment and discrimination lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard from the former CEO and co-founder of Blizzard, Mike Morhaime, as well. The investigation itself hadn't started by the time he left the company, but some of the allegations in it came during his tenure as CEO.  Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Yesterday at 05:22 by Starym
A Different Kind of Letter from Activision Blizzard Executive Fran Townsend A Different Kind of Letter from Activision Blizzard Executive Fran Townsend Activision Blizzard executive vice president for corporate affairs Fran Townsend who joined Activision in March sent out a different kind of e-mail that has some Blizzard employees fuming, according to Jason Schreier. Blizzard Blizzard Jul 23, 2021 at 19:08 by Stan
Heroes of the Storm Balance Patch Notes (July 20th) Heroes of the Storm Balance Patch Notes (July 20th) A new Heroes of the Storm balance patch just went live and here are the official patch notes. Heroes of the Storm Heroes 4 comments Jul 20, 2021 at 18:29 by Staff
Masters Clash Tournament Winners Are 30K Masters Clash Tournament Winners Are 30K The Masters Clash Tournament is over and the winning team is 30K! Congratulations! Heroes of the Storm Heroes Jul 11, 2021 at 20:47 by Staff
Final Day of Masters Clash LAN Finals Final Day of Masters Clash LAN Finals Today is the final day of the Masters Clash Championship. Who will win? Heroes of the Storm Heroes Jul 11, 2021 at 10:34 by Staff
Masters Clash Finale: July 10-11 Masters Clash Finale: July 10-11 After 20 weeks of play, Masters Clash is coming to a close this weekend. Heroes of the Storm Heroes 1 comment Jul 10, 2021 at 16:29 by Staff
Masters Clash Data Available on HeroesProfile Masters Clash Data Available on HeroesProfile Masters Clash has been added to HeroesProfile. The Season 1 data includes useful information about teams, recent matches, and Hero stats. Heroes of the Storm Heroes Jun 21, 2021 at 17:21 by Stan
Stukov Disabled for the Weekend Stukov Disabled for the Weekend The balance update of June 15 introduced a few Stukov bugs, so Blizzard disabled the Hero for this weekend in all forms of play so that the bugs don't impact the quality of matches. Heroes of the Storm Heroes Jun 19, 2021 at 12:19 by Staff
Heroes of the Storm Balance Patch Notes: June 15 Heroes of the Storm Balance Patch Notes: June 15  A new balance was released today with a host of changes to multiple Heroes and various bug fixes. Read the official patch notes for more details! Heroes of the Storm Heroes 4 comments Jun 15, 2021 at 18:05 by Staff
Global Battle.net Rolling Out Today Global Battle.net Rolling Out Today Later today, Blizzard is making Battle.net global, meaning friends lists from different territories will be merged into one, so you won't need to switch regions in Battle.net. This excludes China. Battle.net Battle.net 9 comments Jun 09, 2021 at 17:30 by Staff
Hanamura Temple Map Guide Hanamura Temple Map Guide Our Heroes of the Storm guide section has been updated with the first detailed map guide for Hanamura Temple! Heroes of the Storm Heroes 6 comments Jun 05, 2021 at 19:34 by Staff
Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship - Road to Paris Schedule: June 5-6 Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship - Road to Paris Schedule: June 5-6 The Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship continues tomorrow at 5:00 PM CEST.  Heroes of the Storm Heroes Jun 04, 2021 at 13:25 by Staff
No BlizzCon Planned for 2021 No BlizzCon Planned for 2021 Due to the ongoing health crisis, Blizzard revealed there won't be a BlizzCon this year either and we can expect a similar event to BlizzConline 2021 in early 2022. BlizzCon BlizzCon 19 comments May 26, 2021 at 17:27 by Staff
Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship Special Accommodation Offer Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship Special Accommodation Offer The organizers of Masters Clash have negotiated a special accommodation offer for those wanting to attend the finale in person! Heroes of the Storm Heroes May 26, 2021 at 10:22 by Staff
IGN Report on Blizzard Departures and the Companys Future, With Insider Info IGN Report on Blizzard Departures and the Company's Future, With Insider Info There have been many high-profile departures from Blizzard over the past years, with a couple happening just in the past month or so, and talk surrounding them and Blizzard's decline/change/fate have also been increasing consistently. This lead to IGN's Kat Bailey putting together a special report focusing on all of the departures and the current situation at Blizzard, talking to various developers both still working at the company and that have left it, to get a clear picture. The piece is very in-depth and takes a broader look at what's been happening, outside of the regularly heard doom and gloom attributed to the recent departures. We'll get into some of the highlights of the article, but if you're even a little interested in the topic you should absolutely take some time and read the full article over on IGN. Blizzard Blizzard 12 comments May 22, 2021 at 07:59 by Starym
Heroes of the Storm Live Patch Notes: May 18, 2021 Heroes of the Storm Live Patch Notes: May 18, 2021 The latest Heroes of the Storm has now been deployed to live servers. It comes with 5 Hero reworks and other adjustments that are detailed in the official patch notes by Blizzard. Heroes of the Storm Heroes 12 comments May 18, 2021 at 16:54 by Staff
Masters Clash Championship Schedule: May 15-16 Masters Clash Championship Schedule: May 15-16 The Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship continues today at 5 PM Paris time. Check out the schedule of all upcoming matches for the weekend! Heroes of the Storm Heroes May 15, 2021 at 10:21 by Staff
From the Vault: The Overwatch Anniversary 2021 Collection Live on the Blizzard Store From the Vault: The Overwatch Anniversary 2021 Collection Live on the Blizzard Store Here's a new entry to the "From the Vault" line of Blizzard Store products, with the Overwatch anniversary taking over! Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments May 13, 2021 at 21:50 by Staff
Heroes of the Storm PTR Patch Notes: May 12 Heroes of the Storm PTR Patch Notes: May 12 A new Heroes of the Storm patch is now available for playtesting until May 17. It comes with multiple Hero reworks (Anduin, Johanna, Raynor, Stitches, and Valla). Warhead Junction returns to Ranked Play, and more. Heroes of the Storm Heroes 11 comments May 12, 2021 at 18:13 by Staff
New Loan Talents Coming + Sample New "Loan" Talents Coming + Sample There's a new type of talent coming to Heroes of the Storm, as Blizz_Daybringer revealed on r/heroesofthestorm today. Loan talents are ment to be "the opposite of quests", as they give a lot of power up-front and then become weaker and weaker, with the Johanna example we got losing one quarter of it's power with each death, so they will lose some effect when something negative happens.  Heroes of the Storm Heroes 3 comments May 11, 2021 at 17:47 by Staff
Enthusiast Gaming Acquires Icy Veins Enthusiast Gaming Acquires Icy Veins Icy Veins is joining the Enthusiast Gaming network. The existing team is staying on and will work with Enthusiast Gaming to maintain what you have come to expect from Icy Veins, but also develop new content and keep improving user experience. Icy Veins Icy Veins 46 comments May 10, 2021 at 14:24 by Damien
Activision Blizzard Q1 2021 Earnings Call Activision Blizzard Q1 2021 Earnings Call Blizzard held its first earnings call of 2021 yesterday and here are the highlights. Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments May 05, 2021 at 15:44 by Staff
Masters Clash Championship Schedule: May 1-2 Masters Clash Championship Schedule: May 1-2 The Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship continues today at 6 PM Paris time. Check out the schedule of all upcoming matches for this weekend! Heroes of the Storm Heroes May 01, 2021 at 09:48 by Staff
Masters Clash Championship Schedule: April 24-25 Masters Clash Championship Schedule: April 24-25 The Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship continues tomorrow at 6 PM Paris time. Check out the schedule of upcoming matches for this weekend! Heroes of the Storm Heroes Apr 23, 2021 at 18:44 by Staff
New Leadership for Overwatch After Jeff Kaplan Leaves Blizzard New Leadership for Overwatch After Jeff Kaplan Leaves Blizzard Jeff Kaplan today announced he's leaving Blizzard after 19 years. Overwatch leadership has been passed on to Aaron Keller, a Blizzard veteran and founding member of the Overwatch team, who is the new Game Director. Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Apr 20, 2021 at 18:00 by Staff
Masters Clash Championship Recap: April 17-18 Masters Clash Championship Recap: April 17-18 Here are the results of the latest Masters Clash Championship matches from Saturday and Sunday Heroes of the Storm Heroes Apr 19, 2021 at 18:14 by Staff
Masters Clash Championship Schedule: April 17-18 Masters Clash Championship Schedule: April 17-18 The Icy Veins Masters Clash Championship continues tomorrow at 6 PM Paris time and here is the schedule of all upcoming matches. Heroes of the Storm Heroes Apr 16, 2021 at 13:02 by Staff
David Kim Leaves Blizzard (WoW Principal Designer and Former Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer) David Kim Leaves Blizzard (WoW Principal Designer and Former Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer) In a somewhat surprising announcement, it seems David Kim has left Blizzard Entertainment earlier today, as spotted by WRHeronkill. After heading up the Diablo 4 systems team since 2017, Kim moved on to the Principal Game Designer role for World of Warcraft in the latter half of 2020, and has now announced he is leaving the company: Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Apr 16, 2021 at 07:18 by Starym
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