Blizzard has confirmed that their once-popular MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, is not going to be receiving any new content material – however that hasn’t stopped HoTS gamers from attempting to put it aside.
Whereas on paper Heroes of the Storm seemed like the right option to mix all of Blizzard’s sprawling digital universes collectively, the sport didn’t fairly set up itself as one of many world’s finest MOBAs, paling in opposition to the likes of League of Legends or Dota 2 and shortly falling into obscurity.
Because the wait between updates grew exponentially, many had been fast to imagine that the devs had been wanting shut the HoTS e-book for good – and so they had been proper. Asserting of their July 8 weblog that “there aren’t any plans for brand spanking new for-purchase content material to be added,” the sport’s lifecycle if formally at an finish.
Whereas followers have been fast to lament Blizzard’s announcement, the plus is that the servers will stay energetic and that bug fixes can be carried out to make sure gamers can all the time dive again in. To sate the starvation for brand spanking new content material, one participant has urged that the devs rerun outdated occasions, bringing them out of retirement to maintain the sport alive.
“Since we’re not getting something new, might we get recycled brawls and occasion quests (just like the toys one) please?” they ask. “I watched lots of the epic outdated brawls HoTS had and I might love play it for the primary time… They have already got the codes (I feel), so it wouldn’t be so onerous for them to place it in rotation for us.”
Since we’re not getting something new, might we get recycled bawls and occasion quests (just like the toys one) please? from heroesofthestorm
“Reusing earlier occasions is a good suggestion,” reads one response.” It’s nostalgic for the outdated gamers and it’ll really feel like new content material for the brand new gamers.”
One other urges Blizzard to resurrect the “‘Haunted Mines’ map” as “it’s not in rotation, however it’s accessible in customized video games.”
Because the curtains shut on Heroes of the Storm and the tempest is tempered, it’s the tip of an period for lots of gamers. Hopefully Blizzard do determine to reintroduce outdated content material to breathe some contemporary (but acquainted) air into their MOBA, however solely time will inform.