Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-up for Friday 2 February. In this week’s edition we have more results from the HGC ANZ Preseason Qualifier, more home grown content as well as plenty of news from the Nexus, including the news that caused Twitter to explode – the announcement that long awaited voice comms are coming.
Read on to see what you may have missed this week:
► Week 2 of the HGC ANZ Preseason Qualifiers took place on Tuesday, and after a night of intense play, we see Downfall, Rich Gang, Dark Sided and NekoMimi currently residing in the top four. We are only half way through preseason, with a few teams still yet to play one another so how the top 5 will look at the conclusion remains to be seen. If you missed the matches live, you can read our recap here.
► The forth and final installment of Ethyr’s Year in Review series was released earlier this week. The piece focuses on the ups and downs of Heroes of the Storm in Taiwan. You can check it out here.
► Keen to hear weekly results from the major regions but don’t have a lot of time to spare? Take a look at episode one of HGC in a Minute.
► The PTR patch notes revealed that a long awaited feature is just around the corner. Love it or hate it, Voice Comms will be a thing in the Nexus very soon. Read the full patch notes here.
► Blizzard have released a new In Development segment that takes a look at the newest hero to enter the Nexus, Maiev, the upcoming Lunar Festival and more. You can read all about it here.
► Keen for a bit of Brawl action? The upcoming Brawl of the Week will be ‘Dodge Brawl’.
► Last but not least we leave you with this clip from this week’s Preseason Qualifiers taking by Moops:
That’s all for this week. See you in the Nexus!