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EMBARGO: 16:00 GMT / 17:00 CET, FEBRUARY 24, 2020


BELGRADE, Serbia - February 24, 2020 - Today, Nordeus released a major update for Heroic - Magic Duel, giving fans a taste of a brand new universe that creates a fun battle experience for players that brings together strategy, skill, and creativity, in a rich and meaningful way.


Based on community feedback and data since the global launch of the game in 2019, the new, reimagined vision for the game has been developed over the last three-months to give players a richer experience that delivers a combination of exciting gameplay and rewarding progression, while celebrating skill and strategy.


So what’s new?


New World

Welcome to Eldonia, a whole new world for Heroes to explore, battle, progress, and have fun with others. This update has been mapped out as the team’s ultimate vision for Heroic, with features and modes that will engage with players. Read more.


Campaign Mode

Heroic is a PvP battle game at its core, but the introduction of a PvE Campaign Mode will build on that foundation with more variety and depth. Five brand new campaigns with a total of 25 chapters and 250 levels, will take players on a journey into the game’s lore to discover more about their favorite Heroes and Minions. Read more.


Equipment and Artifacts

New collectibles add variety to upgrading Heroes and Minions for more personalization to playstyles, creating depth by adding a stat-changing dimension to the deck-building process across both PvP and PvE battles.

  • Equipment - PvE Gamechanger. Unlockable in Campaign Mode and PvE events, Equipment earned can be used to progress and dominate in PvE battles through boosts such as Portal Health, Minion Power, Spell Power, and more.
  • Artifacts - Fortify Your PvP Decks. Also unlocked via Campaign Mode and PvE events, Artifacts are specific boosts to a Minion, Spell or some other stat that can help in adapting your battle strategy. Read more.

Seasons and Ascensions

The unveiling of Eldonia sees the introduction of Tower of Ascension. Based on a new seasons mechanic, players will embark on a four week ascension through Tiers every week where everything you do, every battle won, will help you climb through the Tower, bringing sweet rewards along the way. Minions will also be taken to new levels and allow players to showcase their skills. As each Season gives the opportunity for Minion Ascensions, players can ascend and improve their favorite Minions without changing their core function and therefore strategy for the player’s deck. Explore different combinations and strategies to show off your domination in the Arena. Read more.


Let’s Get Social

Heroic already has a raft of social features that allow players to organize and compete, from challenging friends to PvP battles, to coordinating Boss Raid. This major update expands on that to deliver an even more social game.

  • Easily add friends from social, Guilds, or in-game to be more connected and arrange battles more seamlessly.
  • Show off Achievements on Player Profile by highlighting key Badges earned through the game.
  • Post-Match screen will show data and stats from the battle allowing players to see which Minion was most effective, to showing progress towards Badges.
  • An expansion of chat functionality with the introduction of global, local, and individual chat to the existing Guild Chat. Read more.


Challenges and Events

Challenges offer a new series of checkpoints to help guide a player’s efforts in dominating the Arena.. From reaching certain Arenas, to taking part in a certain number of PvP battles, to playing Campaign Mode, players will earn rewards and contribute to the progression towards a Legendary Minion. A new Event system ensures that participation in events feeds back into a sustained feeling of progression and achievement in line with the Tower of Ascension seasons, giving players more freedom of choice in the rewards they would like and when they would like them. Read more.

For all the latest information on Heroic and any more updates to the game, join the Heroic community on Facebook and on Instagram, and follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #PlayHeroic.


About Nordeus


Founded in 2010, Nordeus is an independent games company based in Belgrade, Serbia, best known for Top Eleven, the world’s most successful mobile sports game with over 200 million registered users. In November 2017, Nordeus launched the Facebook Messenger game, Golden Boot, which has been played by over 65 million people and as nominated for Best Instant Game in Facebook’s Game of the Year 2017. Golden Boot is also available worldwide on Android and iOS.


In July, 2019, Nordeus launched Heroic globally. A PvP, strategic battle game that sees you pit your wits against Heroes and players from around the world.


With new games on the horizon, Nordeus is currently recruiting talented and passionate people to join its team in creating the next big hit. Come join the team!


For more information about Nordeus visit, or keep up-to-date with us on LinkedIn.