items you can purchase with in-game gold or opt to buy with real money
such as: card packs, single-player adventures, Hero portraits that work
like skins, and Arena access, a mode that could potentially give you
more back in winnings than the cost of entry.
allowing players to purchase 50-card packs for $50, which normally only
net you 40, plus you get an exclusive card back to boot. The Grand Tournament has
a vague release date of sometime this month, but I have a hunch that
may be very soon considering Blizzard is performing maintenance on the
in-game shop today.
So how much have you spent on Hearthstone? I’ve spent over $350 on cards, including pre-purchasing the 50-card pack for $50.
Hearthstone makes $20 million a month — that’s more than Dota 2 [VentureBeat]