Weekly News Recap
Another week down means we're closer to the open beta.. right? Exciting week with Open Beta, OnGameNet, and lots of beta keys!
- November 18
- Aratil briefly discussed the open beta, and explained how delays have already pushed the open beta back. The team is still looking forward to open beta next month, but it isn't set in stone.
- Zeriyah discussed how they use player feedback to help shape the game, but at the same time, they're very careful with changes they do make.
- November 20
- A post on the Starcraft II blog showed that OnGameNet (OGN) would be broadcasting Hearthstone content in South Korea!
- ManaGrind's ManaCast episode #13! Topics discussed include:
- Latest tournament results discussion.
- The card changes announced at BlizzCon.
- The Hearthstone Innkeeper's Invitational deck lists.
- November 21
- Closed Beta Testers for the Battle.net Desktop Application should have now received their Hearthstone beta key gift for participating in the test. Issues that were found during the handout of these keys were solved.
- Blizzard is going to be at DreamHack Winter 2013 with lot's of Hearthstone action!
- There's even going to be a contest that users at home can participate in called Hearthstone Quest.
- We featured Aishi's high budget, Druid Slash and Burn deck.
- November 22
- Our overlords at Curse.com have 5,000 Hearthstone Beta Keys to giveaway!
- The Hearthstone Beta Feedback Survey went out to some beta testers. There were a couple of questions pertaining to desired features and micro-transactions you may want to see.
- This week's Hearthstone Top 50 came out for North America and Europe!
5,000 Hearthstone Beta Key Giveaway Reminder
Our overlords at Curse.com are holding a Hearthstone Beta Key Giveaway! There's a total of 5,000 keys up for grabs and by signing up, you'll earn yourself an entry into the giveaway. There are a few extra ways to earn additional entries into the giveaway by following various social media profiles, including the official hearthstone Twitter account, so if you've got social media accounts, you should give us all the follows!