As part of the BlizzCon 2017 Opening Ceremonies, it was announced that Overwatch’s Hanzo and Alexstrasza will be coming to Heroes of the Storm as a new, playable heroes.
Hanzo was revealed in a cinematic trailer for the game. The video showed Alexstrasza and Hanzo training before heading out into the larger world of heroes of the storm.
After the characters were revealed, a new gameplay trailer was also shown. Along with gameplay of Hanzo and Alexstrasza, the trailer showed changes and improvements coming to the game in 2018. Some of these updates announced were voice chat and performance-based matchmaking. More details on the changes will be revealed throughout BlizzCon.