At BlizzCon 2019, Xiaomeng "VKLiooon" Li of China defeated Brian "bloodyface" Eason of Atlanta, Georgia in a 3-0 sweep to win Hearthstone Grandmasters, becoming the first woman to ever win the global Hearthstone championship.
Update: This story has been updated to include Blizzard's follow-up statement on the event, as well as analysis on how it fits in with the ongoing story.
The Blizzard Gear Store quietly made a big change.
In a Heroes of the Storm Reddit AMA in May, Production Director Kaeo Milker made the current state of the game's development sound tough: "Part of our journey right now is figuring out the balance between what the team wants to do, and what the team can do." With Blizzard announcing that it would shift developers away from the game, it apparently left the team starved of resources for the things they wanted to make.
If you've been watching season two of Overwatch League or have been playing Overwatch yourself in the past few months, there's a high chance you've played against a bunker team composition.
Overwatch will enact a role lock to team compositions in Overwatch League stage four -- and the game's Competitive and Quick Play modes -- as confirmed by Blizzard in a new developer update video and a post on the website.
According to several rumors, Overwatch League will enforce a 2-2-2 role lock starting in Stage 4.
If you want to look good in the Overwatch League in-game skins, you'll need Overwatch League Tokens to purchase them first.
Congratulations to Hunterace for winning the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) World Championship 2019.
"We don't really like the game that much anymore," Jack Stuttard, one half of the University of Georgia's Fortnite team, said after winning the Collegiate Starleague finals this weekend.