Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas' expansion coming in July

Blizzard has given a July release window to Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion.

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Blizzard announced a while back that Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft would soon receive its first substantial expansion in the form of Curse of Naxxramas. The publisher has somewhat narrowed the release window for this expansion, noting that it will arrive in July.

"Just wanted to give everyone a head's up that we are currently targeting to release Curse of Naxxramas during the month of July," said Hearthstone community manager Aratil on the game forums. "Unfortunately, we still have a lot of implementing and bug fixing to get through, so please stay tuned!"

Naxxramas will add 30 new cards, along with a single-player campaign. Aratil adds that pricing details will be revealed on Tuesday, July 1. However, like Arena, players will have the option to pay with in-game gold, continuing Hearthstone's dedication to its free-to-play model.

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    June 27, 2014 9:45 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas' expansion coming in July.

    Blizzard has given a July release window to Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion.

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      June 27, 2014 9:52 AM

      Pricing on July 1st. I better get started saving that gold :(

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        June 27, 2014 10:34 AM

        And given this team's knack for out-of-nowhere releases, it actually wouldn't surprise me if they added on Tuesday, "Oh, btw, it's out right now."

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      June 27, 2014 10:07 AM

      This is an auto-buy for me. I spend all my gold on packs.

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      June 27, 2014 10:50 AM

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        June 27, 2014 10:51 AM

        soon

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        June 27, 2014 11:50 AM

        I am guessing it will be 400 gold per wing. Or like $5. So it will be either 1200 gold, or $15 for everything. Since Spider, and Kel'Thuzad are free you only need to buy the 3 wings.

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          June 27, 2014 12:03 PM

          5$ per attempt?

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          June 27, 2014 1:16 PM

          That was my guess as well. 5 or 6 bucks per wing.

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          June 27, 2014 1:27 PM

          My guess is that they've radically changed their monetization strategy and you'll pay per-boss. It'll be 200 gold per boss.

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      June 27, 2014 12:53 PM

      And still no android support. RELEASE IT ALREADY!

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      June 27, 2014 2:05 PM

      How much gold have you guys saved up for Naxx?

      I'm at 2060 right now after about two weeks of quests and ladder. I think after I get 2500 I'll start playing arena again.

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        June 27, 2014 2:09 PM

        I stopped at 1500. I figure if that isn't enough to cover it, it'll be pretty easy to top up given their stated one-wing-per-week schedule.

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        June 27, 2014 2:11 PM

        It honestly didn't even occur to me to start saving gold until I started writing this story. I had been blowing it all on failed Arena runs.

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        June 27, 2014 2:14 PM

        None. I plan to just buy packs for money.

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        June 27, 2014 2:38 PM

        I stopped at 2500 or something. I haven't played in almost a month, but I'll probably come back once Naxx is out.

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        June 27, 2014 3:29 PM

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      June 27, 2014 3:36 PM

      I don't get it. You can actually buy cards you want with gold for this kind of thing? I thought you can only get random packs with gold.

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        June 27, 2014 3:37 PM

        Well, yeah. I meant with my comment that I would just throw $100 at the game and see what falls out, crafting whatever I want from the repeats.

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        June 27, 2014 3:37 PM

        Ah bottom of article...sorry.

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