Yesterday, Blizzard announced a change to Hearthstone that has massive implications for the game. The Basic and Classic card sets, which have been available since the game’s release in 2014, will be rotating to the evergreen Wild format. In their place, Blizzard is adding a new set of 235 cards called the Core set, which will be playable in Standard. The Core set will be freshly curated each year to contain a selection of cards from Hearthstone‘s past, as well as a few new ones. Perhaps most exciting of all, the Core set will be free for all players to use.
Fans have been requesting a change like this for years. The Classic set alone boasts 240 cards, which is