Heroes of the Storm MOBA launches 2nd June, open beta incoming

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Free-to-play MOBA Heroes of the Storm gets its full release on PC in just over a month.

Blizzard's foray into the popular MOBA scene with Heroes of the Storm (HotS) will see the game's release on 2nd June 2015, along with an open beta just before release from 19th May.

Heroes of the Storm will be free-to-play, using in-game microtransactions and also freemium options.

HotS will allow players to access around 30 Heroes at launch, all hailing from Blizzard games franchise such as Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft. There will also be 7 maps - 'Battlegrounds' - available to play across, each with their own unique look challenges.

Players will be able to customise the look of their heroes and mounts by unlocking new skins as they play too.

Below is a release date trailer, which mashes up segments of the HotS trailer that came out about a year ago.

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