The free to play strategy card game for the creators of Warcraft will come to PC and Ipdad. Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase have signed an agreement to license Blizzard Etertainment’s: Heroes of Warcraft to a NetEase affiliate in China for three years.
The two companies are working together since 2008 and brought World of Warcraft, Starcraft II and Battle.net gaming platform to Chinese gamers.
“Hearthstone represents everything we love about games — it’s easy to pick up and play, it has a lot of personality and depth, and it’s just pure fun,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We’re putting a lot of focus into delivering a Blizzard-quality free-to-play experience with Hearthstone, and we know gamers in China will have a blast playing it.”
“We are very excited to be bringing a new game to China from Blizzard, and we believe Hearthstone will be a hit with gamers here,” said William Ding, CEO and founder of NetEase, Inc. “We’re working closely with Blizzard to prepare everything needed for launching Hearthstone in China, and we look forward to providing players with another great gaming experience.”