Category: News

WWU: Blazing Trails Across the Nexus

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-up for Friday, 12 January 2018. It may not be a massive round up of links this week, but it certainly packs a punch!

Read on to see what you may have missed this week:

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WWU: ‘Tis the Season

If there was ever a perfect week to fire up the Weekly Wrap-up (WWU) segment again, this is it! With a massive shakeup of how the HGC will work for Australia and New Zealand in 2018, a new organisation throwing their hat into the ring and the Winter Veil in-game event getting underway, Santa has most definitely come a few days early for ANZ.

Read on to catch up on all the news that you may have missed:

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A Bold New Turn – ANZ Esports Structure Catches Up To Major Regions

With the dawn of a new season, comes refinements, upgrades and changes in any tournament format, and ANZ is no different. In an announcement on the official HGC blog, it was revealed that our minor region would be receiving some vast, sweeping changes in format. On top of the previously announced inter-continental clash, it was revealed that a new Premier Division would be forming alongside a wide-spanning Open Division.

It’s easy to compare this to the HGC Leagues in Major Regions in format, however there are some subtle differences.

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Year in Review: Latin America

This post is the first of a four part series that takes a look at how competitive Heroes of the Storm in each region has fared in 2017.

Historically, minor regions have always struggled in competitive Heroes of the Storm. From a smaller player base to server issues; these players continue to persevere in the face of adversity. The introduction of the HGC this year has allowed major regions like North America to flourish with weekly league play and a set salary. In spite of its many successes, one complaint rings true globally: the culling of LAN events has hurt many teams.

In no region is this more apparent than in Latin America.

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ANZ HGC Season 3 qualification run

Even before the season 2 Mid-season Brawl has finished, this Tuesday 30th of May the ANZ Region will be starting it Seasons 3 qualification series. There will be two ways to qualifier for the championship this season: Gamestah Open League, starting on 30 May and set to run for four weeks. ANZ Heroes Last Chance Qualifier: 24 June. […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: …Before The Storm

The biggest week in Heroes is finally here! Heroes 2.0 has finally been released to the public and I couldn’t be more excited. So let’s dive in and take a look at all the news this week. ►Heroes of the Storm 2.0 went live this Wednesday along with all the exciting updates and changes which […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: It’s Almost Here

We had a bit of a lull last week with news but with Heroes 2.0 right around the corner The Nexus has been buzzing with news this week so let’s jump in and take a look. ►The Last chance qualifier for HGC ANZ Season 2 is on today!(22nd April), Tune into Twitch.tv/anzheroestv at 12pm AEST […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: A Slight Drizzle

It’s short, sweet but to the point, here’s this week’s Weekly Wrap Up. ►ATTENTION!: Sign ups are now open for the HGC Heroes Season 2 Championship Qualifiers. Top 2 places will be seeded into the HGC Championship. Every team going to the championship is guaranteed a minimum $2000 in prize money. Go to the ESL page […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: New Storms On The Horizon

►There is so much going on in The Nexus this week, we’ve got a new patch, a new hero, more news and reveals for Heroes 2.0 so let’s dive in and take a look! ►On Tuesday this week a new patch hit The Nexus  all the details of changes and updates can be read here. […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: Storms Rumble The Nexus

Some exciting news is coming to Nexus! With the announcement of Heroes 2.0 we’re looking at some pretty major changes to the game. Let’s delve into this week’s Wrap Up and check out the details. ►March 28th saw another Balance update affecting a few heroes. You can view all the details here. ►March 29th Blizzard […]

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