Was expecting some balance changes

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I won't say this champion or that champion, but if you watch the game globally, do the developers really think that everything is tip top balanced now that they "fixed" KT?

A lot of talents could be worked on, a lot of heroes could use some quality of life changes. One specific map could become less snowbally.

I was really eager to see what the developers had ready for us, but it came with a bit of a disappointment.
At the rate communication and patching/hotfixing is going, I wouldnt be surprised if it's only two interns working on the game, while the rest of the team goes to Hooters and gets slammed
Completely turning the meta on its head every time a new hero comes out doesn't sound all that great to me.
While I agree more communication would be nice, Blizzard has been pretty consistent about their patch cycles. A new hero is released every 3 weeks with a major patch every 6 weeks. The last major balance patch was for monk 3 weeks ago. So three more until the next big patch.
09/08/2015 11:23 PMPosted by Squalus
While I agree more communication would be nice, Blizzard has been pretty consistent about their patch cycles. A new hero is released every 3 weeks with a major patch every 6 weeks. The last major balance patch was for monk 3 weeks ago. So three more until the next big patch.


Not really:

Misha patch:
http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19883680/heroes-of-the-storm-patch-notes-september-8-2015-9-8-2015

Kharazim patch:
http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19818499/heroes-of-the-storm-patch-notes-august-18-2015-8-18-2015

And then the leoric patch i guess?
http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19803324/heroes-of-the-storm-patch-notes-updated-july-21-2015-7-21-2015

This is the first time in the last 6 months that i have been playing that there is a patch without any significant changes.

Every patch from last december had changes to the game, heroes, maps etc. So, i don't agree with Blizzards patch cycles being consistent.
I'm pretty sure the Leoric patch notes you posted were originally for The Butcher and the "update" on that date only added Leoric and some bundles.

In the past patches were about 6 weeks apart. Then they began to release an extra hero at three week intervals.
09/08/2015 11:37 PMPosted by Squalus
I'm pretty sure the Leoric patch notes you posted were originally for The Butcher and the "update" on that date only added Leoric and some bundles.

In the past patches were about 6 weeks apart. Then they began to release an extra hero at three week intervals.


Yes, just checked even further back and you are right.

I remember in closed Beta it was a pain to wait for changes, 6 weeks, sometimes even longer.

Yup, they are just launching heroes faster. My bad. First time they used separate patch notes for it so that mislead me.

I think if they informed us better about their planned cycles this confusion could have been avoided.

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