About Heroes of The Storm
Heroes of the Storm is a crossover multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment and released on June 2, 2015, for Microsoft Windows and macOS. The game features various characters from Blizzard's franchises as playable heroes, as well as different battlegrounds based on Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, and Overwatch universes. The game is free-to-play, based on the freemium business model, and is supported by microtransactions which can be used to purchase heroes, visual alterations for the heroes in the game, mounts, and other cosmetic elements. Blizzard does not call the game a multiplayer online battle arena" or an "action real-time strategy" because they feel it is something different with a broader playstyle; they refer to it as an online "hero brawler
Before each match, players will select a hero from one of four archetypes available. Based on the player’s choice, Heroes of the Storm will attempt to match players with other teammates whose heroes complement the team’s composition. Heroes of the Storm offers several highly thematic maps, each with their own main objective teams will want to compete over. These objectives range from collecting doubloons used to bribe a ghost pirate ship into bombarding the enemy’s base or capturing shrines in order to become an imposing Dragon Knight capable of punting enemies afar and leveling entire towers with a few swings of his ax. Regardless of the map, these objectives are crucial to ensuring a team’s victory, forcing team fights on a regular basis.
The Nexus offers multiple ways to duke it out in an objective-driven, fast-paced team on team battles. Find the mode that best suits your style and carve your path to glory!