Hearthstone, the massively popular digital card game from Blizzard, is getting a new mode that pits players against each other, one-on-one, in weekly battles with special rules. The mode is called Tavern Brawl and it's due to launch in mid-June. Tavern Brawl allows players to battle strangers or friends, though only for a limited time each week. "One week might feature preset decks, while another week could have you crafting a brand new Tavern Brawl deck following specific guidelines, while others might offer buffs to specific minion types—who knows!" Blizzard writes.Tavern Brawl will be free "when the new mode becomes available" -- which could imply charges in the future -- and players will need at least a level-20 Hero before joining the fray. Otherwise, Tavern Brawl hits Hearthstone in patch 2.7 later this month. Also in that update, grab some customizable decks and new Heroes.
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