In November of 2015, Blizzard announced that its Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft reached a new high of 40 million players. Well, a new marker has been reached just five months later at 50 million players according to a press release for Hearthstone’s latest expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods.

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While we didn’t receive any news as to how Hearthstone is contributing monetarily to Blizzard, the continual updates to content seem to bode well for the card game. More information might come next week during Blizzards quarterly report.

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29 years old, this man as accomplished such things as college, where he got a degree that is entirely useless in the real world, but still complains about it. His other accomplishments include owning a cat, who happens to be a prince among his own kind, just in hiding (he did some shady things), owned a moped, and plays an overwhelming amount of video games, which the cat watches (total bro-cat). Currently in the possession of everything from an NES to the PS4, he has gamed like a king for years, and plans to die with a controller in his hands whispering the final words "My only regret...is that I had...bone-itis..."