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Heroes of the Storm just got a sad update that codified maintenance mode



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Heroes of the Storm update

Finish of an period

The expectations for the latest Heroes of the Storm replace have been low, especially after the recent announcement, however that is one thing else.


  • Hero Rotation will replace each 1st, eighth, fifteenth, and twenty second of each month.
  • Every new Season will now have 4 New Seasonal Quests for brand spanking new Ranked Season.


  • Epic Chaos Lizard Mount has been added for Login reward.
  • Spectral Butcher Pores and skin is now accessible for buy.

To be clear, that is the content material push that’s being accomplished proper after asserting that the sport goes into upkeep mode past the state it was already in following the “Brack Letter.” Gamers get a mount and the chance to purchase a pores and skin. Oh, and free heroes will proceed to rotate. That’s…just about it. No balances, no reworks (which have been mentioned to be within the works final time we spoke with the crew), and positively no new heroes this week.

For a lot of Heroes of the Storm neighborhood members (and former developers!), this previous week has been a punch within the intestine. Most notably, the Into the Nexus podcast — which has been the marquee Heroes podcast for the reason that sport launched seven years in the past (and with pre-launch episodes, earlier than that) — is saying goodbye to the game this month, and can shift the podcast to a brand new focus.

It’s been a heck of a run. Heroes remained one in all my favourite video games because it arrived in June of 2015, 12 months after 12 months. I do know a handful of those that nonetheless play it recurrently, and the neighborhood is amongst some of the passionate pockets of gaming I’ve witnessed in my whole life. I imply, with the servers nonetheless on-line perhaps there’s potential down the highway for some miracle to occur (particularly beneath the Microsoft banner); however for now, the sport is decidedly in a state of cryostasis.

Chris Carter

Critiques Director, Co-EIC – Chris has been having fun with Destructoid avidly since 2008. He lastly determined to take the subsequent step, make an account, and begin running a blog in January of 2009. Now, he is employees!