RedBull eSports interviews Blizzard eSports Senior Manager Kim Phan

eSports Senior Manager Kim Phan talked with RedBull about how Blizzard is positioning Heroes of the Storm as a eSports video game, and there seems to be some unannounced plans:

Tell us about your plans to establish Heroes of the Storm as an eSport. What’s the next step?

Phan: We’re gearing up to announce this year’s plans for Heroes eSports soon. But, for now, I can tell you that our goal for Heroes is to have an emphasis on being inclusive to allow all teams equal opportunities to participate. We want a simple system for this first year of release, and to see what sort of community rises up around the game organically. We want to continue to empower the community and our partners to be able to run tournaments on their own. In addition to that, we also plan to run a few tournaments of our own, so stay tuned for more information soon!

RedBull eSports interviews Blizzard eSports Senior Manager Kim Phan

 

Earlier in March, Redbull also interviewed Kaeo Milker to discuss the origins of Heroes of the Storm.

RedBull eSports interviews Blizzard eSports Senior Manager Kim Phan

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