Blizzard Entertainment shows its hand. In a surprise move the industry behemoth famous for such landmark real-time strategy series as Warcraft and Starcraft is now entering the free-to-play market with Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a digital collectible card game.
Sheathe your sword, draw your deck, and get ready for Hearthstone - the fast paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game on Battle.net and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.
Hearthstone is a free-to-play digital strategy card game that anyone can enjoy. Players choose to play as one of nine epic Warcraft heroes, and then take turns playing cards from their customizable decks to cast potent spells, use heroic weapons or abilities, or summon powerful characters to crush their opponent.
With powerful prebuilt decks, and hundreds of additional cards to win, craft or purchase - your collection never stops evolving.
Challenge players of all skill levels on Battle.net or hone your skills in practice matches against some of the greatest strategists of Azeroth - Thrall, Uther, Gul'dan, and more!
The cards are on the table so all you have to do, heroes, is stop by the official site and sign up for the Beta.