Hex has received a huge update on both PC and PS4. The “Dead of Winter” patch brings over 300 news cards to collect (over 240 on PS4), five new champions, and lots more.
Give the PC patch notes a read below (and catch the slightly different PS4 patch notes here):
DEAD OF WINTER IS NOW AVAILABLE!
Over 300 new cards to collect!
5 New Champions
Participate in three Evolving Sealed runs to earn the Dead of Winter Set Sleeve
Spin and open Dead of Winter chests to find new sleeves, cards, equipment, mercenaries, and more
30 new Dead of Winter equipment drop from the Frost Ring Arena
The Champion Puck and Balthasar has been renamed to Balthasar the Elegist. Its art has been updated and it now has the type line of “Satyr”
Armies of Myth and Primal Dawn cards are no longer legal in Standard Constructed
Armies of Myth and Primal Dawn booster packs have been removed from the store
Updated the art for the choice cards associated with Illuminate
Account Leveling rewards have been changed to Dead of Winter packs and chests
Draft and Sealed formats now use Dead of Winter booster packs for entry and rewards
Alternate Art cards for corresponding common and uncommons can now be used for Rock format tournaments
Hex Primal Immortal Queue now displays an immortal ticket in the prize preview window
Practice vs AI decks have been updated to match the new Standard format
Random Transformation/Creation should abide by rarity legality of format in addition to set legality
Copied troops with indefinite modifiers now work correctly
Playing an extended art card with its Frostform ability will now correctly display the extended brittle version of the card
Cull the Weak now properly recalculates its cost when a player controls an Arena Mutt and Gladiator troops
Coralcove Witch’s deploy ability now resolves in the correct order when being played in response to a trick.
Gemborn Prowler no longer incorrectly reverts when another card is transformed or reverted
Kismet’s Dice now properly evaluates the cost of cards with X in the cost.
Paragon of Insanity’s charge power will now play cards with the text “target opposing” correctly.
Grandfather Elk is now correctly Ardent Faction
Runes are no longer triggered more than once when drawing multiple resources simultaneously.
Frostheart champions have been modified to improve limited gameplay:
Puff the Rainbow – 5 charges to use
Tork Slamstyx – 5 charges to use
Runecarver Darcon – 4 charges to use
Yarna of Lost Voices – Plus 2 health
Soaring Talon – Plus 2 health
Grish’xal the Profane – Plus 2 health
Bar’dak the Butcher – Plus 2 health
Merry Butterfly now costs 4
Sir Thorngage’s deck rule is now allowing you to play with a deck containing 4 copies of certain cards that fit his exception parameters i.e. Raving Ghoul, Rotting Knight, etc…
Dallad’s deck rule now allowing yous to play with a deck containing 4 copies of prismatic cards.
Portable Hole now correctly reduces the cost of Weave into Nothing AA
Gardener’s Hat now correctly reduces the cost of Chlorophyllia AA
Lady Violet’s Crown now correctly modifies Lady Violet Blightbark AA
Gnawed on Armbands now correctly modifies Mawstorm
Balanced Scaled Sandals now correctly works with Prismatic cards
Pappy Jasper’s Whip is now working correctly with transformed Presents
Images for counters are no longer partially cut-off while a card is exhausted
Cards sent through mail now display images.
Sleeve selection interface has been updated
Card hyperlinks in the talent tree now function as intended
Tournament rewards text should no longer incorrectly layer on top of each other
Will you be giving the new Hex update content a go? Let us know.
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Source: Hex (Official)