The Daily Drop: New Heroes of the Storm Leaks

New details for Blizzard's MOBA, LoL Champs duke it out and Free to Play gets a launch date.
Heroes of the Storm
Heroes of the Storm © Blizzard
By Ryan Smith

1. New Info Leaked for Heroes of the Storm

A few details about Blizzard’s upcoming MOBA Heroes of the Storm were leaked this week, including screenshots showing the title screen and various options. It also revealed five new heroes since the ones mentioned at BlizzCon in November – Sgt. Hammer, Zeratul, Muradin, Tychus, and E.T.C. Heroes Community Manager Cloaken took to Reddit to say that the new info was legit.

Could the Heroes of the Storm beta be coming soon?

2. Machinima's LoL Week

Gaming video network site Machinima is kicking off a new League of Legends-themed show on their TwitchTV channel with an LoL Week featuring a series of short videos showing some of the game’s champions in animated action form.

The first video is a fun one-on-one matchup between the axe-wielding Jax and the tiny wizard Veigar. In a little less than two days, the 2 minute short has already amassed almost 1 million views. See who wins the battle below.

3. Dota 2 Doc to Debut March 19

Yesterday, we told you that Free to Play, the full-length documentary Valve is making detailing the efforts of three Dota 2 players as they battle to win the first million dollar grand prize in the history of competitive videogames, is going to a “beta stage.” On Wednesday, the Dota developers announced that Free to Play will be available for free on Steam starting March 19th.

Players will also be able to purchase the Free to Play Competitor Pack, which will include several in-game rewards, including pro player item sets for Pudge, Doom, and Sven and a new courier, a special ward, and a custom HUD skin. Plus a portion of each purchase will go toward the players featured in the film: Danil “Dendi” Ishutin, Benedict “HyHy” Lim, and Clinton “Fear” Loomis.

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