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Hearthstone Re-instates Twitch Drops for Grandmasters Playoffs

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This morning, Blizzard provided further details about the upcoming Hearthstone Grandmasters Playoffs, and announced that they would be reinstating Twitch drops to encourage viewership! This is coming fresh off the heels of the announcement that the winner of the Grandmasters Playoffs would get an invitation to the Global Championships, to take place at Blizzcon this year.

Make sure you tune in during playoffs! You don’t want to miss these easy, free packs!

Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment (Blue Tracker / Official Post)

Twitch Drops are back for the Grandmasters Season 1 Playoffs! You will earn one Rise of Shadows pack for watching 3 hours of the broadcast (consecutive or non-consecutive) on any of our official channels during the designated timeframes. Keep watching for a total of 6 hours and you’ll be granted another pack! On top of that, 1,500 lucky eligible viewers will be randomly rewarded with Classic card packs every hour.

Grandmasters Season 1 Playoffs

  • Dates/Times: July 12-14, 2am–3pm PT
  • Time accrual drops: Two Rise of Shadows Card Packs
  • Random drops: 1,500 Classic Card Packs per hour of broadcast

Eligible channels:

But First, Link Your Accounts!

Before you can receive rewards, you’ll need to link your Twitch.tv and Blizzard Battle.net accounts. Here’s how:

  • Log in or create an account on Twitch.tv.
  • Navigate to the Settings menu by clicking your account name in the top-right corner of the home screen.
  • Navigate to the Connections tab of the Settings menu.
  • Find the Battle.net section, then follow the instructions after selecting a region and clicking Connect.
  • When connecting accounts, be sure that you’re currently logged into the Blizzard account on which you’d like to receive your rewards.


You can read the official rules for Twitch Drops here. The Playoffs action starts on July 12 at Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone!

Nicholas Weiss

Is a lawyer by day and a cardslinger by night. He's decent at both. He's been playing Hearthstone since open beta and writing about it for a few years now.

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