A new Hearthstone patch is live today which includes the Tavern Brawl game mode and the 3 previously announced hero skins and their respective card backs. In addition, the collection manager has been updated to allow you to choose different heroes or skins for different decks.

Tavern Brawl Mode

The Tavern Brawl mode is a new way to play Hearthstone that contains different rules than traditional Hearthstone. The mode may only allow decks that follow specific guidelines, have buffs to specific minions or just give you a specific deck to play with! Remember, you must have at least one hero at level 20 to enter. For more information, check out the Tavern Brawl blog post.

Tavern Brawl will not be available today but check out the Tavern Brawl schedule below to find out when it opens for your region! Make sure to win at least one game during each Tavern Brawl so that you get your free Card Pack.

Zeriyah has posted the Tavern Brawl schedule for all regions:
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Each week, a different Tavern Brawl will pit you head to head versus another player using exciting and unique rules. The possibilities are endless!

Brawls get plenty rowdy, so the Innkeeper will definitely need a couple of days after each one ends to get the inn all tidied up before the next brawl begins. That means Tavern Brawls are temporarily closed while the Innkeeper cleans up before a new, different brawl starts—so be sure to get a match or two in while you can! Tavern Brawl unlocks for players who have at least one Hero at level 20.

Tavern Brawl will open and close according to the following schedule each week:

Region---------------Open--------------------------------Close
Americas------------Wed 10:00 AM PST-------------Mon 3:00 AM PST
Europe---------------Wed 05:00 PM CET-------------Mon 6:00 AM CET
Taiwan/China------Thurs 03:00 AM CST-----------Mon 6:00 AM CST
Korea-----------------Thurs 04:00 AM KST-----------Mon 7:00 AM KST

New Hero Skins

The Medivh, Alleria and Magni hero skins are available in the shop for $9.99. Each Hero Skin comes with a unique card back! You are unable to buy hero skins with Gold.

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Updated Collection Manager

The Collection Manager has been updated with more card back options and allows to individually select a hero or card back for each deck. You can check out all the card backs that you own, or which card backs you are missing. If you right-click on a card back, Hearthstone will now tell you how to attain it.

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The Darnassus and Samsung Galaxy Card Backs were added to the game. The Darnassus Card Back is earned by attaining Rank 20 in the June 2015 season and the Samsung Galaxy Card Back from the Galaxy Gifts promotion which has not been announced yet.

Patch Notes

The patch notes have been updated.
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Hearthstone Patch Notes - 2.7.0.9166 – Tavern Brawl, New Heroes, and Customization!

In this Hearthstone patch, we’re introducing Tavern Brawl: a whole new way to play that changes every week!

Patch 2.7 also adds the ability to purchase new heroes for your Warrior, Hunter, and Mage decks. On top of that, you’ll now be able to customize each of your decks with its own card back.

The patch also includes two new card backs, as well as some bug fixes.

Read on for the full notes!


NEW FEATURES

  • Introducing Tavern Brawl! Each week, a different Tavern Brawl will pit you head to head versus another player using exciting and unique rules. One week might feature preset decks, while another week could have you crafting a brand new Tavern Brawl deck following specific guidelines, while others might offer buffs to specific minion types. The possibilities are endless! Tavern Brawl unlocks for players who have at least one Hero at level 20.

  • New Challengers Appear! Make room at the table for new heroes! New heroes put a fresh face on the existing classes you know and love. There is a new hero for the Warrior, Hunter, and Mage classes and each one features an animated portrait, a unique animated version of that classes’ existing hero power, a special ‘hero tray’, all new emotes, cool match start animations, and a themed card back.
    • Warrior Hero Magni Bronzebeard is now available for purchase.
    • Hunter Hero Alleria Windrunner is now available for purchase.
    • Mage Hero Medivh is now available for purchase.
  • You can now assign a card back to each of your decks.
  • You can now view your hard-earned card backs as well as card backs you have not yet acquired in the collection manager.

GENERAL

  • The following card backs have been added:
    • Galaxy Gifts – 
    • Darnassus – Acquired by reaching Rank 20 or higher in Ranked Play mode during the month of June. Card backs are awarded at the end of the Ranked Play season.
  • Some changes have been made to the collection manager, including mana filtering and the position of some buttons.

BUG FIXES

  • [Mobile] You no longer have to log-in again when prompted to accept a new Terms of Use
  • [Android] Fixed a bug that prevented the Hearthstone app from running after it had been moved to external storage.
  • Core Rager now properly shows its attack and health buff in the History Tiles.
  • Fel Reaver now properly generates History Tiles when it destroys cards.
  • Non-golden Chromaggus now properly creates golden cards when the card drawn is golden.
  • Nozdormu no longer continues to produce a sandstorm effect after being Transformed.
  • Gang Up no longer displays more than 3 cards after being used on cards with Choose One.
  • Fixed an animation issue when golden cards with Taunt are destroyed.
  • Fixed an issue where Steamwheedle Sniper’s targeting effect was not appearing over the Golden Hunter’s Hero Power.
  • Fixed various graphical, sound, and UI issues.