StarCraft's Machines of War March On Heroes of the Storm, Adding New Maps, Heroes, And Skins
The cross-promotion between Blizzard games continues with Machines of War, a (mostly) StarCraft-themed update to Heroes of the Storm, which adds new battlegrounds, new heroes, and new skins to Blizzard's free-to-play MOBA.
Braxis Holdout and Warhead Junction are the two new battlegrounds. The first has two lanes and the ability to unleash a "zerg rush" of NPCs on your opponents' stronghold. Warhead Junction is a three-lane map where players can collect warheads (duh) to rain nuclear destruction on their enemies.
New skins include Raider Rexxar, the Butcherlisk, and Queen of Ghosts Kerrigan, with themed mounts and powers to match. If it's new heroes you're interested in, you'll have the chance to try out Alarak, the chatty Tal'darin Highlord, or Zarya, the Russian weightlifter from Overwatch. Wait, what's an Overwatch character doing in the StarCraft-themed update?
Machines of War will also include the Xel'naga Artifact Hunt, which will task players with collecting artifacts across all Heroes of the Storm maps. There's no date on when the update will go live, but you can keep track of its progress on the Machines of War page.
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