With Saviors of Uldum now released for Blizzard’s Hearthstone, Twitch Drops is returning to reward players for watching top-level players in competitive tournaments. The Masters Tour Seoul event will be the next broadcast where players can earn packs.
Much like before, the promotion is based on view time. Players can earn a Saviors of Uldum pack for viewing a total of three hours of matches or two packs for six hours. As before, the hours logged need not be consecutive, but cumulative over the course of the event. There will also be classic packs awarded at random while watching the event. Each hour, 1,500 eligible viewers will be randomly rewarded in this way.
The Masters Tour Seoul will be the second event in the 2019 Hearthstone Masters Tour following the first in Las Vegas. The final event is still scheduled to be in Bucharest, Europe. The competition has a prize pool of $500,000 and the competition is sure to be fascinating with the new expansion having only launched this last week.
Many are speculating as to the decks we will see. Control Warrior is still performing exceptionally well at high ranks of play, with the top iterations of the deck boasting an unbelievable 65.8% winrate over a sample size of 41,600 games according to HS Replay. Hopefully we see something stand out to challenge Warrior, both because it is often tedious watching these matches, especially if it is a mirror match, and also because otherwise viewers are likely to be left with the impression that the expansion was not well-made enough to offset a deck that has been dominant for quite some time.
If this is the case, it will also continue to support the idea that the card Dr. Boom: Mad Genius could do with some kind of buff, at least to see some other decks in play.
For now, we only have a week to see exactly which decks begin to come out on top. Be sure to tune in for those free packs!
Eligibility meanwhile is based on the simple condition of linking a Twitch and Battle.net account. Prime members should already have this complete, especially because there are occasional Prime rewards offered, such a Golden Packs.
The Masters Seoul Event will run from August 15 to 18, so be sure to grab your free packs on the Hearthstone Twitch channel.