Hearthstone Update Adds Welcome Bundle, New Card Backs, More

Blizzard Entertainment launched the latest update for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on mobile. The update adds a new Welcome Bundle to the game’s store, among other features.

With this update, users can now purchase the Welcome Bundle in the game’s store for $4.99. The bundle contains 10 Classic card packs and a random Classic Class Legendary card. Users can purchase one Welcome Bundle per account.

In addition, this update adds a new priest hero to the game: Tyrande Whisperwind. Blizzard said users will be able to unlock Tyrande Whisperwind and the “Tyrande” card back in an “upcoming special promotion.”

Two other card backs have also been added to the game. The Legion card back can be acquired by achieving Rank 20 in Ranked Play for September, while the Pie card back can be earned by achieving Rank 20 in Ranked Play for October.

Here are some of the additional iOS update notes from this update:

  • A few deck recipes have been updated.
  • Certain cards will no longer be selectable in the Arena.
  • If you accept a Friendly Challenge while editing a deck, your deck-building progress will now be saved.
  • Resolved an issue that could cause gameplay to slow down after using the new Adventure restart feature.
  • Golden C’Thun and Mounted Raptor can now be crafted or disenchanted.
  • Medivh’s Valet can now be properly crafted or disenchanted.
  • [iPad] Resolved an issue that could prevent the on-screen keyboard from opening.
  • Fixed some audio, graphical and UI issues.

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.