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Hearthstone's latest patch notes seem a little ... foolish

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Brace yourselves. April Fools' Day is fully upon us and Blizzard, whose résumé is rather robust on this over the years, has just weighed in with patch notes for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft "version 4.0.1.2015."

Among the gems:

  • After many bouts with brain freeze, Snowchugger now eats snow at a more reasonable rate.
  • We've fixed a bug with Animal Companion that sometimes caused the spell to not summon Huffer.
  • After sensitivity training, Ancient of Lore, Ancient of War and Ancient Mage will now be known as Senior Citizen of Lore, Senior Citizen of War and Harold respectively.
  • Snowchugger is now an 8/8 because it's too cute and people are not taking it seriously enough.
  • Call Pet card text now reads, "Hello, this is dog."

There's also a "painstaking HD update" of the classic Hearthstone card back — probably the one thing from this list that actually is in the game. See it below!

hearthstone HD card back april fools

It's going to be a very, very long day in video gaming. We'll be rounding it all up shortly and pointing out the best gags, the usual suspects and the just plain shit.

Teaser Trailer: Hearthstone- Heroes of Warcraft Blackrock Mountain