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'Hearthstone's next expansion adds undead fun in icy Northrend

'Hearthstone's next expansion adds undead fun in icy Northrend
From Engadget - July 7, 2017

Blizzard is following through on two promises it made when Un'goro dropped: First, that 2017's Year of the Mammoth would shift the game's content release schedule to three full-size, 135-card expansions per year instead of the smaller 45-card Adventures. While ditching the cheaper limited sets means this will be the most expensive year yet to get all of Hearthstone's cards, the studio is keeping its second promise, adding free solo content in Knights that will be a true challenge, the game's lead Ben Brode assured in a developer video.

Like every expansion, Knights adds new concepts to the game. First is Lifesteal, which acts exactly as expected: Minions with the effect will return any damage dealt as life. But in keeping with content's setting in the WarCraft world's frozen, undead-ravaged north, players will get a new card type that transforms their hero mid-game into a Death Knight with a new power.

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