Upcoming Heroes of the Storm patch ups the number of spectator slots, more

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 29 February 2016 20:12 GMT

Blizzard details two new features coming soon to Heroes of the Storm.

The next update for Heroes of the Storm will bring two new fan-requested additions to the game, Blizzard has revealed.

First up, Blizzard is increasing the number of observer slots available in custom game lobbies from two to six. The developer says this could prove very helpful for multi-language streams.

Here’s a screenshot showing it:

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The other new additions is in the form of ability cooldown announcements. You’ll now be able to notify teammates of the various cooldowns, mana restrictions, charge counts, and more.

The feature is activated by pressing Alt and clicking on the ability in question. Doing this lets the rest of the team know when abilities are ready for better synchronisation.

Take a look:

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Blizzard said more details about the patch will be revealed soon.

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