Blizzard teased a huge announcement a few weeks ago. Everyone thought it was details about the next hero, battleground/map, or open beta but it turned out to be the release date for Heroes Of The Storm. Yes, it’s official:
Heroes Of The Storm goes public Tuesday, June 2nd 2015!
Blizzard reminds us, “You are not ready.” I guess it time to practice. Don’t worry: there won’t be any more account wipes. For those who haven’t snagged a beta key or invite yet, here is a Heroes Of The Storm newbie primer/guide. If you missed the epic teaser video, here it is:
…And now for some things that we need to sort out before the game goes public…
Do Team Compositions Really Matter?
Players coming from other MOBAs are used to a very stale meta or format whereas you have a mage, an ADC, a top-laner/tank, a jungler, and a support. On Heroes Of The Storm this has translated directly into draft modes (Hero League & Team League). Even in Quick Match, there are tons of players complaining about their lack of a “carry”, healer, or tank. While the team composition of 1 Warrior, 2 Assassins, 1 Support, and 1 Specialist is usually a safe pick, it’s not the only viable composition nor is it the best.
While the team composition of 1 Warrior, 2 Assassins, 1 Support, and 1 Specialist is usually a safe pick, it’s not the only viable composition nor is it the best.
Blizzard released some hard numbers earlier this month regarding matchmaking and team comps. The statistics are insightful but many are drawing the wrong conclusions. Here are the main statistics. Let us know what you think in the comments at the bottom of the page…