Tag Archives: Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard reveals LCS like set up for Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard has revealed the set up for Heroes of the Storm Global Championship 2017, which shares more than a few similarities with the LCS. After a somewhat lackluster competitive season over the last twelve months, which saw a lot of big names drop out of the scene, Blizzard has finally …

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Blizzard will overhaul competitive Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard is overhauling the pro side of Heroes of the Storm by introducing online regional leagues in 2017. North America, Europe, China and Korea will each have a region specific league in 2017, with teams competing in regular matches on a consistent schedule and with top quality broadcasts. The top …

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Dignitas HotS player AlexTheProG retires from competitive play

Alexander "AlexTheProG" Grumstrup, a member of the Team Dignitas Heroes of the Storm team, has retired from competitive play. AlexTheProG will be replaced on the Dignitas roster by Lawrence "Athero" Harper, who is coming over from Team Liquid. Athero previously played on the Dignitas roster, and will now be playing …

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ESL hosting Heroes of the Storm regional at gamescom

ESL will host the European Heroes of the Storm Fall Regional at gamescom in August. The competition will take place on the ESL main stage between August 17th and 19th. $100,000 is on the line, along with a spot at the Fall Championship that will be held at BlizzCon 2016. …

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Blizzard pumping $4m into Heroes of the Storm eSports circuit

Blizzard are fronting $4m in total across this year’s spring, summer and fall seasons of MOBA Heroes of the Storm. The money will be split across the three seasons leading up to BlizzCon’s Global Championship in autumn, and shared among the seven regions of localised competition around the world. Joining …

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Heroes of the Storm hits open beta, official release set for June

Blizzard’s free-to-play MOBA Heroes of the Storm is now out in open beta for anyone to download and play. The title entered its open beta phase earlier this week, and according to the developer will officially release on June 2nd. Blizzard states more heroes will be added at that time, …

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Heroes of the Storm’s Road to BlizzCon cements eSports focus

Blizzard are planning a six-month coming out party for Heroes of the Storm with a series of qualifier tournaments for a final showdown at BlizzCon. As the company’s MOBA enters final stages of a closed beta, ready to be released on June 2, the makers of accessible break-out success World …

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Heroes of the Storm World Championship Tournament to debut at BlizzCon 2015

Blizzard has announced the first official global tournament series for its MOBA Heroes of the Storm will take place later this year at BlizzCon 2015. The eSports competition will offer $1.2m in cash and prizes, with $200,000 of that pool designated for the winning team. Regional championships for North America, …

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ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV. Blizzard has announced that the grand finals of its Heroes of the Dorm MOBA tournament will be screened by ESPN2 on Sunday night (April 26th). The channel will show the …

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