Hearthstone: Battlegrounds Lobby Legends to spice up the scene in 2022

Esports events aren’t just for MOBAs, FPS, or Battle-Royales. Online card games are also taking part in this growing ecosystem of video games becoming legit competitions with massive prize pools and audiences. Now, Blizzard’s renowned World of Warcraft card game spinoff Hearthstone officially announced the details for their upcoming esports event, Hearthstone: Battlegrounds Lobby Legends, taking place this April 2022.

It’ll feature 16 of the best Battlegrounds players from all around the world to compete for the title and a $50,000 prize pool. But this is just the first of many esports events Blizzard will conduct this year for Hearthstone. They also spoke about their plan of doing multiple events this 2022 with an overall prize pool of $500,000. But let’s dive deeper into what’s in store for Hearthstone fans with Battlegrounds Lobby Legends.

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Hearthstone: Battlegrounds Lobby Legends Qualifiers

As mentioned, only 16 players will battle it out for the $50,000 prize pool and the prestige of becoming the first Hearthstone: Battlegrounds Lobby Legends champion. And getting a spot isn’t that easy.

The top 16 from each regional leaderboard ladders (Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe) will enter the 48-player offline tournament this March 14. The top 12 by the end of the qualifiers will be joined by the top four Battlegrounds players from China to complete the final 16 that will compete in the actual Lobby Legends tournament.

There’s not much information about the tournament at the moment aside from the mentioned details above. But we will keep you posted once Blizzard will reveal more about their esports events for this year. Make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens. The broadcasted tournament will run from April 2-3, 2022. Visit the link here to know more.

Meanwhile, enjoy all the HS action at the first official event in the Masters Tour: Onyxia’s Lair. The action takes place this weekend and a champion will be crowned on Saturday.