With Patch 19.6, the Winter War has begun. The new expansion is here, along with a multitude of new cosmetics. In addition, the patch brings with it the inaugural ranked ladder season for the 2021 Competitive Season as well as numerous bug fixes. Be sure to check out discord / your mailing list for new codes!
Winter War Expansion
140+ new cards (of which 110+ are collectible)
Two new paths (Alliance Command Center and Rebellion Safehouse)
Two new powers (Bolster and Erode)
New Winter War Featured decks
New Winter War AI mobs
New Winter War loading screens
Two new boards (Gandamak and Seraglio)
New Winter War portraits
New Winter War sleeves
New Winter War main menu backgrounds (see Known Issues)
New daily missions for new paths and powers
Champions Tier will use Kismet to rank players
This is an ELO rating which is visible in the player profile for all players
Kismet will only be at stake in ranked vs. ranked games
Kismet uses a weighted revert-to-mean function between seasons
The emotes customization dropdown now lists emotes you own first
Fixed a visual bug with animated emote rendering
Fixed broken replay skip forward/back buttons
Fixed a rendering bug when dragging cards in the draft interface
Fixed some Rings of Immortality cards not appearing in the gallery
Fixed a bug where tourney invites were appearing despite being declined
Fixed a bug where reward singles were showing incorrect strength/health
Fixed an issue where a card could be rendered incorrectly in the store specials tab
Not all Winter War main menu backgrounds are enabled, and they all need polish
SFX is incomplete/placeholder in some instances
Guilds are NYI
Arclighter can be unmade at cost if crafted within the last 20 days.
3/2 → 2/2
When removed from the game or Transformed... → When removed from the game or Transformed into another card...
...the first time they take a move action this turn. → ...the first time they move each turn.