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Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | HotScast Episode #55 | Hosts: Vincent (Rilandune), Mike (Fimlys), & Kali (NerdiChar)
Hit the break for the full show notes with links and more!
BIG HUGE MEGA ANNOUNCEMENTS OMG
Ril: The day is finally here! Heroes of the Storm is live!
Mike: If you log into the game before June 9, you will receive an exclusive player portrait and a 25% XP boost! and that xp boost will double for the next two weeks, 50% then 100%!
Kali: You can view the player portrait and find a link to download Heroes via the link in the show notes.
Ril: Johanna went live with the patch!
Mike: You can purchase her in the store, along with her Centurion Johanna skin.
Kali: You can also try her out – I would highly recommend it, she is a blast to play!
SALES & FREE HERO ROTATION
Weekly Sale: June 2-9, 2015
Kerrigan — Sale Price: $4.24 USD
Tyrael — Sale Price: $4.24 USD
Countess Kerrigan Skin — Sale Price: $4.99 USD
Seraphim Tyrael Skin — Sale Price: $3.74 USD
Frost Wyrm Arthas Skin — Sale Price: $3.74 USD
Lunar Tiger Mount — Sale Price: $4.99 USD
Week of Tuesday, June 2, 2015:
- Li Li
- Azmodan (Available after you reach player level 12)
- Tassadar (Available after you reach player level 15)
SKINS & MOUNTS
Ril: Not new stuff, but some items have returned to the shop with the release! The Winter Veil complete bundle includes the Reign-Deer mount, Jaina, Winter Veil Jaina skin, and Great-father Rehgar skin.
Mike: The Winter Veil Jaina bundle, which includes Jaina and Winter Veil Jaina, is also available if you don’t want the complete bundle.
Kali: The Cyber Wolf and Dire Wolf mounts are also available. Make sure to grab these items while they are available, there’s no telling when we will see them again!
E-SPORTS & TOURNAMENTS
Ril: The North American Road to Blizzcon tournament kicks off June 13.
Mike: You can read all about the rules, prizes, dates, and requirements via the link in the show notes.
Kali: If you’re listening live, don’t miss the Brawl with the Blues “Launch Edition” tomorrow at 11am Blizzard Time/2pm ET with Trikslyr, Spyrian, Chu8, MFPallyTime, ZP, and Dunktrain.
Kali: I found a great article on The Escapist that gives helpful tips to those just starting out in Heroes. The article will show you how to play each type of Hero, with specific pointers for Heroes that are considered “easy for beginners” that even includes helpful videos. Check out the link in the show notes to access this article.