Blizzard has just announced the return of Twitch Drops for Hearthstone Masters Tour Las Vegas. Between June 14 and 16, players who have earned their spot in the competition will be duking it out at the LINQ hotel.
Hearthstone fans who watch three hours of Masters Tour Las Vegas will be rewarded with a Rise of Shadows card pack. Fans who watch for six hours will receive another pack. Finally, class card packs will also be awarded randomly to 1,500 lucky viewers.
In order to be eligible, you must link your Battle.net account with your Twitch.tv one. Also, you’ll need to be currently logged into the Blizzard account you want to receive rewards on. Hearthstone fans should then watch Masters Tour Las Vega on one of the following eligible Twitch channels:
Players may earn the card packs between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM PT.
On the first day of the event, seven Swiss rounds will be held, followed up by five more rounds of Swiss on day two. The top eight players will then be put into two dual-tournament format groups. On the final day, the top eight players will duke it out for the best-of-five.
The casters for the Hearthstone tournament include Dan “Frodan” Chou, TJ “Azumo” Sanders, Darroch “Darroch” Brown, and Nathan “Admirable” Zamora. As for the prize pool, it consists of $250,000 USD and up to $250,000 in additional prizes from the Masters Bundle, a prize pool supported by Hearthstone fans themselves. 50 percent of the revenue from Masters Bundle purchases go toward the additional prize pool.
When players purchase the Masters Bundle, they will receive the Thunder King as a Shaman Hero, 10 Rise of Shadow card packs, 10 Rastakhan’s Rumble card packs, as well as the Stolen Thunder card back.
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