The biggest part of Hearthstone's upcoming pack changes is the fact that you'll no longer be able to get duplicate legendaries until you own one copy of each from the set you're purchasing packs for. But there's another smaller factor that people have been asking about as well. The announcement reads, "Beginning with the release of the next expansion, you’re also guaranteed to get a Legendary within your first 10 packs of a new set." Many have been wondering exactly how this will work. If you've purchased less than ten packs, are you still eligible for the brand new legendary? Late last night, Community Manager Daxxarri confirmed how the system will handle users like this.
For example, new players who have opened a single pack of Whispers of the Old Gods will not be guaranteed to open a Legendary in the first ten packs once the update goes into effect.
It's unfortunate news, particularly for users who are new to Hearthstone and have potentially been not purchasing anything since the announcement nearly a month ago in hopes that they would still be able to get a new legendary.
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