Blizzard Entertainment invited Blizzplanet to the Heroes of the Storm Virtual Press Tour, held on Wed Sept 13. We are grateful to the Community Managers for allowing us to view this content. Other media outlets invited to our virtual presentation session were Destructoid and Red Bull eSports.
I will cover here a few highlights of what Blizzard Entertainment showed us at the virtual press event. The upcoming major content for Heroes of the Storm will take players to the new Battleground map: Assault on Volskaya Foundry; plus two new Heroes: The Overwatch healer, Ana Amari and the defense trap-laying and lob-throwing nightmare Junkrat.
Blizzard Entertainment officially announced Kel’Thuzad is coming to the Nexus. During the GamesCom 2017 livestream, they released the Call of Kel’Thuzad animated cartoon — a collaboration between Titmouse Animation, Peter Kunshik Chung (Diablo III: Wrath director), and Blizzard’s Kevin M. Johnson (Creative Content Lead). Talents will be revealed this Wednesday. Follow us on Twitter for updates.
Kel’Thuzad’s abilities are: Death and Decay, Frost Nova, and Chains of Kel’Thuzad. His Heroic Abilities are: Frost Blast and Shadow Fissure.
The spotlight video will be revealed on Wed August 23 during the GamesCom 2017 Blizzard livestream.
All shall feel the touch of despair as the darkest secrets of the Nexus are revealed… Drawn to the immeasurable power found within the Nexus, Kel’thuzad, Archlich of Naxxramas, has turned several of the noblest Heroes against their allies, and he will not stop until all become minions of the cold dark!