Heroes of the Storm Open Beta and Launch Date Revealed

Blizzard Entertainment’s foray into the MOBA genre, or as they call it, “Hero Brawler”, Heroes of the Storm finally has a release date, set for June 3rd in Australia. Heroes of the Storm has been in a closed alpha state since March 2014, having only just entered closed beta earlier this year.

But if you can’t wait until June, the good news is Heroes of the Storm will be available through an open beta on May 20th if you don’t mind helping test the game before its full release.

Blizzard will host a live-streamed event from London to celebrate the release, the game will launch with 30 heroes and and over 130 skins, 14 mounts and 7 battlegrounds.



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