Heroes of the Storm Winter New Hero, Event

There are now patch notes for a new update that's live in Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA. This has a bunch of balance changes and bug fixes, introduces the game's newest character, and kicks off their Winter Veil event, which includes a quest and XP bonuses. This post has specifics on the new hero Ragnaros, the fire lord. Word is: "As the lord of Azeroth’s fire elementals, Ragnaros desires nothing more than to burn the world to ash. Banished to Firelands eons ago, the Firelord now turns his rage toward the Nexus, intent on incinerating everything and everyone within it." Here's more on the winter event:
Celebrate Winter Veil 2016!

  • Our 2016 Winter Veil celebration has arrived! Ring in the holiday season this year with a 25% XP bonus, a new event quest, and of course, quest rewards.
    • 25% XP Bonus
      • The XP bonus begins at 10:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 until 10:00 a.m. PST Tuesday, January 4, 2017.
  • Winter Veil Event Quest
    • Quest: Play 25 games in any matchmaking mode (Co-op vs. A.I., Quick Match, Unranked Draft, or Ranked)
    • Rewards: Special Snowflake Portrait and Festive Treasure Goblin Mount.
  • Click here for additional Winter Veil 2016 details.