Here are some of the things that Blizzard showed off on Days 1 & 2 of Gamescom 2018.
Be sure to check of highlights from Days 3 & 4 of Blizzard at Gamescom 2018.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Blizzard spoke about the new Call of Duty game and how this version will be available on Blizzards client battle.net for the first time. They also spoke about some of the game modes like Blackout which is there new battle royale mode (PUGB, Fortnite) the beta is going to be playable on 15th September 2018.
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project
This is the new expansion for Hearthstone that’s already released and one of the new features is something called Projects. These are new Spell Cards that will supposedly be really powerful but benefit both you and your opponent. They also have Omega Projects, these cards will have a Battlecry when you have 10 Mana Crystals. There is also a new hero called Mecha Jaraxxus and legendary spells that can draw out your whole deck.
New Map for Heroes of the Storm
Alterac Pass is the new map for Heroes of the Storm and here are some of the game mechanics. There are Generals on each team that you must defeat in order to win the game, they also fight back with different attacks and they also regenerate health when not in combat. There are also small little objectives like camps to take out that will spawn different types of enemies on each lane for you to fight or to defend yourself from.
Blizzard Music Concert
They played a wide array of soundtracks from Blizzard’s games, from Overwatch to Diablo to StarCraft.
New animated short for D.Va
Blizzard revealed a new Overwatch animated short that focuses D.Va’s story.
You can watch the full Day 1 show below.
Here are a couple of time stamps:
00:00 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Inside Look
1:13:01 Blizzard Games Live concert with Russel Brower
Destiny 2 Forsaken DLC
New playable area called The Tangled Shore new game mode called Gambit that is PvP and PvE content in one. Also, new exotic armour and weapons. Destiny 2 Forsaken will also be available to buy on battle.net, this has already been shown before.
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Expansion
The new max level is 120 for the new expansion. Battle for Azeroth increases the gear score so you will need to acquire the new gear, a new story to follow on your way to 120 with gameplay of the new expansion. With a little commentary to go with it.
Blizzard Dance Contest
The dance contest consists of people in cosplay. If they like dancing to the moves of certain characters ranging from Overwatch to World of Warcraft.
A new map was showcased for Overwatch. Called Busan and they said it was playable at the event for people to enjoy.
You can watch the full Day 2 show below.
Here are some time stamps:
0:00 Destiny 2: Forsaken
33:42 World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
2:00:00 Blizzard Dance Contest