Card battling fans, the time has come to hop on the App Store and download the brand new Hearthstone update. That’s because the first installment of Curse of Naxxramas — the expansion we’ve all been waiting for — is finally here. It adds a lot of exciting stuff to one of the absolute best card games on iPad, so get it while the getting’s good.
If you download the expansion now, the first of five “wings,” or pieces of content, is free. Four more wings will become available in the coming weeks, with each one costing either $6.99 or 700 gold, which you earn by playing the game. You can also buy the wings in bundles, which saves you two bucks per bundle.
So what exactly does this expansion contain? It’s a whole new single-player campaign that let’s you duke it out against AI opponents. this particular wing is called The Arachnid Quarter, so expect to see lots of spider creatures And related spells. Beating the wings nets you new cards that you can use against other players online.
As a side-note, the flood of people who have taken Naxxramas as an excuse to check back into the game have been wreaking havoc on the servers. So don’t be surprised if you have trouble connecting today. But if you do get in, there’s a lot of great stuff in the update, so download it ASAP.