After a relatively quiet start to the year, the ANZ scene has had a massive call to action with the announcement of the 2016 Global Championship series. We’ve also had date changes for existing tournaments, sneaky balance patches, as well as the announcement that not one, but two characters from the Diablo universe will be coming to the Nexus in the near future.
Read on to find out more:
- First Global Championship Circuit Dates for 2016 Announced. No time to procrastinate on forming a team; the first qualifier here in the ANZ region is next Saturday!
- A new balance patch is now live in the Australian and New Zealand region. Check out the patch notes here.
- Here is a first look at the two new heroes slated for release in the near future; Xul the Necromancer and Li-Ming the Wizard. Here is a TL;DR of their abilities, and here is an interview Dustin Browder did with GameSpot that talks about each character.
- The Summer Showdown Series has been rescheduled for February 21, and the prize pool increased to $500.
- Dustin Browder Twitter Watch: two bans coming to hero league, highest MMR player will most likely decide bans, Greymane may be getting a small buff, but where is the Gazlowe buff?
- JAM HotS have added specialist/flex player Zami to their line up.
- If your team is looking to add more players to their roster, don’t forget to check out our ‘Looking for Team’ page!
- Weekly Sale Items for January 19 – 26
- Episode 21 of Heroes Untapped is now available on YouTube, iTunes and Stitcher.