Hero Rotation

Ana and Volskaya go live with this week’s free Hero rotation It’s new hero week in Heroes of the Storm! Today Overwatch’s Ana joins the hero ranks as a damage/healing hybrid who will feel familiar if you’ve played her in Overwatch. Alongside Ana, we’ll get the Volskaya Foundry battleground, the Patchamari Mania event, some cool new skins, and a host of hero changes (in addition to last week’s...

Play Ana and Volskaya on the Heroes PTR, or play the latest free Hero rotation A new balance patch should be hitting Heroes of the Storm today, complete with a host of Hero changes. (And if that wasn’t enough, there are even more hero changes up on the PTR.) But unless those changes hit one of your Heroes of choice, there’s not much going on this week: just the Call of Kel’Thuzad event,...




Another week and another free hero rotation in Heroes of the Storm While the Call of Kel’Thuzad event and ranked season 3 are ongoing, there’s nothing new in the Heroes of the Storm this week to get excited about. (Though now that I’ve written that, we’ll see how long it takes Blizzard to prove it wrong. That’s the risk you run when you put things like this...

Kel’Thuzad calls you back to the Nexus with this week’s hero rotation It’s a big week in Heroes of the Storm, with a new hero, new event, and new ranked season all arriving today.  That’s right: Kel’Thuzad himself is hitting the Nexus with the Call of Kel’Thuzad event. As with every patch, Kel’Thuzad isn’t the only change: the patch on the PTR also had changes to Jaina, Morales,...

There’s a fresh free rotation, but Kel’Thuzad is this week’s biggest Heroes news Ready for another week in the Nexus? While there’s not much happening this week, Gamescom is in full swing, and it’s already brought word that Kel’Thuzad is coming to Heroes of the Storm — and he’s bringing some friends, like Dreadlord Jaina. (Yes, you read that right.) We don’t have a solid release date yet, but...

This week’s free hero rotation comes with brand new bundles After Garrosh’s release last week, it’s same old, same old in the Nexus, with a new rotation and slate of sales in Heroes of the Storm. While we don’t know what’s coming up next for the game, we’re likely to see our next hero, and possibly other fun stuff, at Gamescom next week, so stay...




Garrosh is here with this week’s Heroes rotation On top of the standard weekly rotation, Garrosh arrives in Heroes of the Storm this week. Whether you’re planning on picking him up or not, you’ll want to be aware of his skills… because you’re sure to see plenty of Garroshes (is that really the plural of Garrosh?) running around this week. Here’s what you can...

Waiting for Garrosh with this week’s Heroes rotation Happy Tuesday, Heroes of the Storm players! Last week we found out that Garrosh Hellscream would be the game’s newest hero, but he’s not hitting the PTR this week. Though he’ll be playable at ChinaJoy, we won’t see him on the PTR until the 31st. And it’s a quiet week in the Nexus: the Sun’s...



Stukov reigns over this week’s hero rotation It’s an all new week in Heroes of the Storm, which means a fresh set of rotations but not much else. Last week we saw the introduction of Stukov as well as a big rework for Xul — so if you haven’t a chance to check them out post-patch, you should give the patch notes a...

Summer’s in full swing with this week’s Heroes rotation The summer fun is on with the Sun’s Out, Guns Out event in Heroes of the Storm, which means Nexus pool parties — uh, I mean pull parties — all month long. And, of course, there are skins, sprays, mounts, and portraits to win. If that doesn’t excite you, the Heroes PTR is online if...

First impressions of Malthael plus new hero rotations Malthael has been bringing death to the Nexus for a week now, so we’ve had plenty of time to gather up our impressions… and they aren’t great. Competitive player Cattlepillar had this to say about the Nexus newcomer: it feels like literally half of malthaels talents should be baseline, his kit feels so poorly designed...

D.Va live in latest Heroes of the Storm patch, plus new hero rotation Happy patch day, Heroes of the Storm fans! Today’s patch, live now, brings new hero D.Va  to the game, plus big reworks to Alarak and Tyrande (sadly killing my favorite owl build). For all the details, check out the patch notes at the bottom of this post. And because it’s Tuesday, we have a new round of...

Machines of War hits the Nexus with this week’s hero rotation The StarCraft-themed Machines of War event is finally landing in Heroes of the Storm today. The event introduces the Braxis Holdout and hero Alarak with Warhead Junction and decidedly un-StarCraft Zarya in the following weeks. In celebration, the developers will be holding a Q&A on reddit tomorrow and, in the weeks ahead, holding showmatches in...

Heroes of the Storm balance patch notes and hero rotation Today brings a new rotation to the free roster in Heroes of the Storm as well as a new balance patch. This week’s free hero rotation includes: Li Li ETC Sylvanas Tychus Leoric Kael’thas Rehgar (Slot unlocked at Player Level 5) Sgt. Hammer (Slot unlocked at Player Level 7) Johanna (Slot unlocked at Player Level 12)...

Full Heroes of the Storm roster free-to-play this weekend In celebration of the Heroes of the Dorm finals, the full Heroes of the Storm roster will be available free-to-play from April 8 until April 11. In addition, everyone will earn 50% bonus XP from April 8 until April 18. Heroes of the Dorm is down to the final four teams and will air April...

BlizzCon 2015: Heroes of the Storm State of the Game panel Four Heroes of the Storm designers came to the Panels Stage at BlizzCon on Saturday to drop the latest on upcoming hero balance changes, snowball counters, and how they are addressing the hot topic of bad matchmaking by the system. They also lay out their plans for the rest of the year and what’s being...