Hearthstone Patch Notes - 2.8.0.9554

Hearthstone Patch Notes - 2.8.0.9554

In this Hearthstone patch, we’ve added the ability to pre-purchase a discounted bundle of 50 The Grand Tournament card packs, which includes a triumphant new card back as a bonus! We’ve also added the Darkspear card back and fixed a few bugs.

The full patch notes are below!


General

  • Pre-purchase The Grand Tournament
    • Starting now you can pre-purchase “The Grand Tournament” 50 card pack bundle from the in-game shop and unlock a special card back. The Grand Tournament packs can be opened in August when the expansion releases but the card back is available immediately!

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  • The following card backs have been added:
    • Darkspear – Acquired by reaching Rank 20 or higher in Ranked Play mode during the month of July

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Bug Fixes

  • Improvements have been made to Spectator Mode which include resolving the issue that could cause a card with a “Choose One” option to become stuck on screen
  • Fixed an issue with Rexxar’s golden hero portrait animation
  • [Android] You can once again change your favorite card back
  • [Android] Android OS 5.0.X (Lollipop) users will now automatically import the Battle.net Authenticator code when logging in
  • [iOS] The game will no longer freeze on the splash screen after being away for a while
  • [iOS] You can once again search for cards that contain diacritics without specifying their proper marks
  • [Mobile] Fixed an issue with volume sliders
  • [Mobile] You will no longer get stuck on the matchmaking screen after a Tavern Brawl with a friend ends
  • Various audio, graphical, and UI issues have been resolved 

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