Blizzard will be bringing Heroes of the Storm to China by collaborating with NetEase, which is the studio that helped Blizzard before by bringing some of the studios’ best titles (World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2 and Hearthstone) to the gaming community of China.
CEO and founder of NetEase William Ding, said in a statement:
We are very excited to be presenting another hotly-anticipated Blizzard game to Chinese players. We believe Chinese gamers will enjoy the amazing content and quality of Heroes of the Storm and its focus on team battles.
We’re working closely with Blizzard to prepare everything needed for launching Heroes of the Storm in China, and we look forward to providing players with the best possible service.
This announcement is absolutely huge for the Chinese fans as there is a large gaming community in the country, when you consider the Chinese gaming community of games like League of Legends.
Blizzard’s CEO Mike Morhaime said:
Heroes of the Storm offers our unique spin on a popular online game genre, with iconic Blizzard heroes and multiple unique battlegrounds that affect strategy and gameplay. We’re pleased to expand our partnership with NetEase to bring this game to Chinese players.
Heroes of the Storm is the upcoming Free-to-play MOBA title from Blizzard, which will let you play as your favorite characters from the other games from the developer like Diablo, World of Warcraft and Starcraft II.
Chinese people! Are you excited to get your hands on Heroes of the Storm?