The Dreaded Old Gods Return in New Expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s Acclaimed Digital Card Game
Madness at the Darkmoon Faire, the new expansion of Blizzard’s hit free-to-play digital card game, is already available. A warning to those who want to enjoy the hypnotic portents and attractions: the fairground gives off the evil aura of the old gods, who are eager to tempt players with 135 new cards corrupted by their terrifying power.
The Old Gods, first seen in the popular 2016 Hearthstone expansion Whispers of the Old Gods, return in Madness at the Darkmoon Faire in the form of legendary minions with ancient powers that can turn the tide of a game. In addition to the fearsome minions C’Thun, N’Zoth, Y’Shaarj and Yogg-Saron, players will be able to make use of the artifacts of the old gods, powerful new spells that recall the original abilities of these ancient horrors in Whispers of the Old Gods. Players who want an added edge can add cards with the new Corruption keyword to their decks, which upgrade to a more powerful version in hand when a higher cost card is put into play.
“When they first appeared, the Old Gods spawned some spectacular decks, so we’re thrilled to welcome them back to Hearthstone with Madness at the Darkmoon Faire,” said J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment. . We’re also really looking forward to the first season of Dueling Hearthstone. It’s really satisfying to see how much fun players are having with Early Access and now that it’s available to everyone, we can’t wait to see it grow and evolve. “
Hearthstone Duels: Season 1
Today kicks off the inaugural season of Hearthstone Duels, a new completely free competitive game mode combining the excitement of the PvP Arena with the fun and unpredictable deck-building experience of popular solo adventures. Duels challenges players to create starting decks with cards from their collections that can be upgraded with additional cards and treasures after each game.
Every season, the repertoire of cards available in Duels will be updated with the vast Hearthstone catalogplus new heroes, hero powers, and distinctive treasures. The theme for this inaugural season is Wizarding Duels, featuring a cast of heroes made up of scholars and other personalities from the Scholomance Academy expansion.
Players will also be able to get their hands on Hearthstone’s Heroic Dueling mode to Get rewards such as Gold, Cards, Card Packs, and Arcane Dust. The Heroic Duel mode can be accessed in exchange for 150 gold or a tavern ticket, which is priced at € 1.99. The more victories the player achieves, the better the rewards.
Reward Map and Tavern Pass
Hearthstone recently introduced the Rewards Map for players to earn in-game gold, card packs, cosmetic items, and more. In addition, it includes an itinerary available to all players and a paid one that can be unlocked with the tavern pass, on sale for € 19.99. Purchasing the Tavern Pass at any time during the expansion immediately gains the Golden Legendary Minion Silas Darkmoon, an XP boost throughout the expansion, and all paid items up to the player’s current level. Progress on the Tavern Pass paid map will also unlock the following items: the alternate hero for warrior Annhylde and her card back, three hero skins for Jaina, three hero skins for Thrall, and one of the first collectible cosmetic coins from Hearthstone.