Heroes of the Storm Gambling
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Heroes of the Storm is a MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game released by Activision Blizzard. The core concept of the game draws convincing inspiration from one of the pioneers of multiplayer strategy games –Dota. However, the game provides some distinct elements of its own to give it a unique gameplay experience to its dedicated players.
The game was released for both Microsoft Windows and MacOS platform in 2015. Even though Hero of the Storm shares some compelling similarities with other action-strategy e-sports games, the developers (Blizzard) likes to maintain its specific genre of online “hero brawler” due to its more broader playstyle mechanics.
From its conceptual form, Heroes of the Storm was designed to target a broad gaming audience, and (of course) to make its distinct mark amongst the e-sports community. After a considerable duration of its existence in the e-sports market, the game was revamped and launched as Heroes of the Storm 2.0 in 2017. This product re-launch came with some massive updates and changes to the gameplay. The game has since then gained substantial fan base and it continues to grow even more, making it a hot target for punters and bookies.
The recent trend in the escalating projection of the game in terms of popularity only points to the obvious fact that Heroes of the Storm betting will become even more significant within the next few years.
Updated on: 25/06/2023
What is Heroes of the Storm Betting?
Placing bets on HotS simply means putting wager on some specific outcomes of the game like first blood, map wins, number of kills, etc. Heroes of the Storm betting isn’t as significant or pronounced as compared to some of the biggest games in the e-sports scene such as LOL, CS
However, that does not necessarily mean, Heroes of the Storm is maintaining an incognito status in the e-sports scene. In fact, HotS is one of the more popular games that is gaining quick reputation in the market for providing a familiar yet distinct gameplay style. The game features the traditional 5Vs5 gameplay with over 87 different playable characters, and a normal HotS game usually last up to an average time span of 20 minutes. HotS players can also choose from 15 different battlegrounds. However, the unique aspect of this feature is that every battlefield has its unique “meta” and objectives which makes the game even more entertaining and challenging as well.
However, in terms of how popular the game is in terms of professional competitions, Heroes of the Storm is one of the most lucrative e-sports games in the present scenario. The game has ample of competitive tournaments scheduled throughout the year with some of the biggest prize pools in the e-sports scene.
The tournaments are classified into three tier competitions which are obviously targeted for different sections of the gaming community. Tier I events are usually the ones that features the top HotS teams from around the globe. The prize money is these events also boast of some generous figure. In fact, the 2018 Heroes of the Storm World Championship Finals featured a massive total prize pool of $1,000,000. Other than that the prize money for South Korea, North America, and Europe Heroes of the Storm Championship phase each had a prize pool of $425,000 each.
Heroes of the Storm Trading
Heroes of the Storm trading refers to the act of exchanging, gifting, buying or selling heroes skins or any other types of in-game items between different players. Some of the top games in the e-sports market allow its players to trade hero skins or some certain in-game resources amongst themselves. However, Blizzard has not introduced skin trading feature in the Hero of the Storm (at least, not yet). The developers maintain the status that they are still a new game to the market, especially after the massive revamp of the game in 2017.Enabling the feature to gift/trade skins or any other in-game items will affect the revenue of the game by a considerable number.
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