Heroes of the Storm 2.0 goes live

Source
Blizzard
Date
4/25/2017
Summary
Heroes of the Storm launched its 2.0 update today.

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A New Challenger is Coming to the Nexus
Hana Song - better known as D.Va - former pro gamer turned ace mech pilot jet-boosts through the Nexus, relying on her powerful cannons and defensive barrier to end skirmishes with a professional's flair.

The Nexus Challenge is Back
The Nexus Challenge is back and better than ever! Play Heroes of the Storm with a friend to earn sweet rewards in Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm - including Oni Genji and Officer D.Va! Get mountains of loot in both Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch when you play Heroes with a friend! Over the course of four weeks, you'll be able to unlock four different series of prizes. Whether you win or lose your games, both you and your buddy will collect.

o Week 1: 5 games with a friend gets you both the Oni Genji skin in Overwatch and the Orochi Hovercycle Mount in Heroes, plus sprays, banners and a portrait.

o Week 2: 5 Quick Match games with a friend gets you both the Police D.Va skin in Overwatch and the Police D.Va Hoverbike mount in Heroes.

o Week 3: 5 Quick Match games with a friend gets you both D.Va sprays and portraits in each game, plus the Overwatch coin mount in Heroes.

o Week 4: 5 Quick Match games with a friend gets you 10 loot boxes in each game (20).

New Battleground, New Brawls

· Checkpoint: Hanamura
o In this single payload tug-of-war, one team attacks, driving their payload directly into the enemy core to achieve victory, and another team defends, fighting back the attackers to delay their approach. Both sides need to be quick—the clock's ticking.

· Special Delivery
o A dual-payload scrum that makes every player Tracer with the Total Recall talent and auto-exploding Pulse Bombs. Eliminating one of your opponents deals direct damage to the enemy core—using a Pulse Bomb for a killing blow deals even more!

Get more on Genji
Genji - the Cybernetic Ninja joining the Nexus from overwatch - gets the spotlight treatment!


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