Log in to receive a dragon’s hoard of free rewards: all five Galakrond Hero Cards, two Shield of Galakrond minions, and three Descent of Dragons card packs*
Join millions of other players in ongoing beta test for runaway hit Hearthstone: Battlegrounds game mode
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Hearthstone players can log in today to collect free rewards, including all five Galakrond Hero Cards and three Descent of Dragons card packs (Graphic: Business Wire)
In Descent of Dragons, players will draw on the power of dragons—lots and lots of dragons. They’ll summon all-new Legendary Dragons, lay waste to the battlefield with their breath weapons, and power-up by embarking on heroic Sidequests. In addition, the five “E.V.I.L.” classes—Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, and Warrior—can transform into Galakrond himself through one of five new Hero cards, each with a class-appropriate
Minions and spells with the new Invoke keyword will trigger the effect of Galakrond’s
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Starting today, Hearthstone players who log in will receive three Descent of Dragons card packs and all five Galakrond Hero cards free, along with two neutral Shield of Galakrond minions featuring the new Invoke keyword.* Players can also rack up an epic assortment of rewards upon completing a series of six new Legendary daily quests—five additional Descent of Dragons card packs, two Rise of Shadows™ card packs, two Saviors of Uldum™ card packs, and 200 gold in total.
“Descent of Dragons is full-blown fire-breathing fun, and filled with the vibrant personality and strategic decision-making Hearthstone is known for,” said
Hearthstone: Battlegrounds—A Free Fast-Paced Fun New Way to Play
Descent of Dragons launches during the ongoing beta test for the popular new game mode Hearthstone: Battlegrounds, a raucous eight-player auto-battler featuring 24 unique Heroes, in which players will recruit minions, strategically position them, and watch them battle each other for supremacy.† Following last month’s debut at BlizzCon®, millions of players flocked to the tavern to take part in the Battlegrounds early access period and open beta test. That momentum has continued, with Battlegrounds fueling ongoing excitement for Hearthstone among veterans and new players alike.
Hearthstone: Battlegrounds is a free standalone experience that doesn’t require a card collection. Players will be able to unlock optional bonus features for this mode when they acquire card packs—including free packs, those acquired with in-game gold, and those purchased with real money—from the most recent Hearthstone expansion (starting with today’s launch of Descent of Dragons).** At 10 packs, players unlock comprehensive stat-tracking in Hearthstone: Battlegrounds; at 20 they can choose their hero from among three different options instead of two at the start of each match; and at 30, players unlock the ability to playfully communicate with their opponents using a visual emote system.
Descent of Dragons and Hearthstone: Battlegrounds are available today on Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and mobile phones. Descent of Dragons card packs are winnable in Hearthstone’s Arena mode, and players can purchase them with in-game gold or real money at the same prices as Hearthstone’s other card packs.
*Limit one set of Descent of Dragons login rewards per account. Must log in by
†2GB of memory is recommended to play Battlegrounds on iOS and Android devices.
**Bonus features are unlocked for a limited time and reset at the launch of each new Hearthstone expansion.
With more than 100 million players worldwide, Hearthstone is Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed, free-to-play digital card game designed for novice and veteran card-slingers alike. Players can choose from nine powerful hero classes and customize their decks with minions, spells, and weapons based on the unique fantasy of the Warcraft® universe. Featuring a variety of game modes ranging from epic head-to-head duels to story-driven Solo Adventures, Hearthstone offers a vibrant and rewarding experience stacked with strategy, personality, and fun. Hearthstone is available globally for Windows and Mac PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android tablets; and iOS, and Android mobile phones.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone, Overwatch®, the Warcraft, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, and the multifranchise Heroes of the Storm®,
††Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and reports from key distributors.
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