Heroes of the Storm closed beta launches in January


Blizzard shows more of their MOBA at BlizzCon and a testing date has been set

Heroes of the Storm has been in Alpha testing for quite some time now but MOBA fans have been wondering when exactly the game will enter its beta phase. The news from the Blizzcon opening ceremony is that Heroes of the Storm will enter beta testing in January.

The announcement was revealed in a new trailer which also included footage of new features and additions coming to the MOBA. New Heroes highlighted include Jaina, Thrall and even The Lost Vikings. New battlegrounds called Sky Temple and Tomb of the Spider Queen are on show as well as ranked play and new skins.

The closed beta will get underway on 14 January.

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