Blizzard announces Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj'ir
Blizzard announces Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj'ir
Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard announces Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj’ir

Players will duke it out against each other from June 30 to July 3

Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj’ir will be the fourth event of its kind this year, the Hearthstone Esports team announced on Tuesday. Competitors will be duking it out against each other from June 30 to July 3 using cards from the Voyage to the Sunken City expansion.

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Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj’ir

Kicking off on June 30, Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj’ir will feature four rounds of swiss pairings. Day two will have four more rounds of swiss pairings, which means championship Sunday will involve the top 16 competitors battling in a single-elimination playoff round before the top eight players fight for the crown.

Voyage to the Sunken City key art
Voyage to the Sunken City key art. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

The format will use the conquest rule set, involving four decks and four unique classes. Under this format, each player will ban one deck from their opponent before overcoming the others.

While tournament play will start at 6:15 p.m. ET, the live broadcast will begin at 7 p.m. ET each day. This event will happen online, and each competitor must bring their own device. Those who are interested in Hearthstone Masters Tour Vashj’ir must first qualify via Battlefy.

The new Naga minion type will arrive in Voyage to the Sunken City
The new Naga minion type will arrive in Voyage to the Sunken City. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Voyage to the Sunken City

While fans anticipate the fourth Masters Tour of 2022, they can also look forward to the upcoming Voyage to the Sunken City expansion. Launching on April 12 alongside the Year of the Hydra, Voyage to the Sunken City will encompass the Dredge and Colossal keywords plus the new Naga minion type.

Players can now claim the Prime Gaming Hearthstone drops
Players can now claim Prime Gaming Hearthstone drops. | Provided by Prime Gaming and Blizzard Entertainment

As for players who enjoy in-game loot and have either an Amazon Prime or Prime Video account, they can visit Hearthstone’s Prime Gaming page and claim some Voyage to the Sunken City cards.

According to Hearthstone’s Lead Game Producer Amy Jantzer, if players claim the first drop after the expansion’s launch, then the Legendary will be from Voyage to the Sunken City.

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