Blizzard have announced that Knights of the Frozen Throne, the new update to Hearthstone will launch August 10. The update will bring with it a slew of new content and improvements including new card types and mechanics.

Blizzard confirmed the news on Twitter and outlined what is new to the game. Knights of the Frozen Throne will add 135 new cards to the game including a new type, Hero Cards. Hero Cards will launch a powerful Battlecry and transform the player’s Hero into a Death Knight version of themselves while also changing the player’s Hero power. Knights of the Frozen Throne will include a Story Mode that will include a prologue, two wings featuring three boss fights each, and a final boss.

Players can get a head start on the expansion by pre-purchasing 50 packs for $49.99 which can be opened at launch.

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