Blizzard Entertainment has today given Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta key’s to everyone that had registered for the closed beta. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a free-to-play strategy card game, taking inspiration from their World of Warcraft lore.
The close beta has been going on for a quite some time and may famous YouTuber’s have been releasing videos reviewing the game and most of them had the same verdict, that is was extremely fun and addictive. That statement could be backed up by increase spike of money being spent. Hearthstone has micro transactions where players can pay to get more and better collectible cards giving you and slight edge over your mighty opponent in the online arena mode, and who does not want to be better equipped than his foe.
Despite all that Hearthstone is fun, even without paying for cards. The player gets matched up with an opponent of equal skills and the way a he uses his cards will determine the outcome of the match. Hearthstone really requires thinking ahead and planning, there is little use in relying on luck. This is a game where the smartest and keenest take the prize not the quickest button masher. I myself got a key and have played for some time and I can only describe it as brilliant. It’s a challenging mind-game where one move made in haste can cost you the match.
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is still listed as coming soon on the site. The open beta is to be released at some point in 2014 however no specific time has been released