“Busy night… but there’s always room for another!” – The Innkeeper
Since it’s humble beggings as an in-house passion project at Blizzard Entertainment, Hearthstone has since become one of the worlds most popular digital collectible card games, with newly released figures showing over 100 million players have entered the tavern.
A lesson in simple design, that features an incredible depth of gameplay, Hearthstone and it’s accessible learning curve has enticed thousands of players from all walks of life into the tavern.
J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment said “Reaching 100 million players is a huge milestone for Hearthstone, but what matters to us even more is the fact that so many people around the world have embraced the spirit of the game,”
Blizzard thanked it’s passionate and talented community content creators who have helped see players entertained and educated about the game. Making Hearthstone an ever-present, and evolving part of online communities like Twitch and YouTube.
Brack continued “Whether at events like BlizzCon and Fireside Gatherings or just in tuning in to watch their favourite streamers, it’s been so inspiring to see millions of players and fans coming together, online and in real life, to participate in the Hearthstone community.”
Blizzard is making sure to show it’s appreciation to its players for reaching such a huge milestone, announcing the commemorative event below;
Commemorating Hearthstone’s 100-million-player milestone and thanking players everywhere for bringing the game to life, Blizzard is holding a special in-game event from 8 through 11 November AEDT/NZDT. During the 100 Million Players Celebration event, players who log in to the game will receive a one-time reward of six free packs from the most recent expansion set, The Boomsday Project. In addition, players will be able to complete a series of “Celebrate the Players” event quests to earn up to 500 gold.
Learn more about Hearthstone, and how a humble card game has become such a massive part of the Blizzard community by heading to playhearthstone.com/