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Blizzard prototyped a VR version of Hearthstone

While Hearthstone as we know it is mostly a game spend staring in furrow-browed concentration at a card-strewn digital tabletop, Blizzard, at one point, dabbled with a VR version, enabling players to stand up, stretch their legs, and more.

That’s according to Hearthstone’s lead effects artist Hadidjah Chamberlain who, in conversation with PowerUp, revealed two Blizzard developers have previously taken a stab at bringing the card battler to VR as part of the company’s annual hackathon-like Free Your Mind event.

As Chamberlain recounts, the VR version enabled participants to take a stroll around Hearthstone’s cosy tavern and settle down at a table in order to take on fellow players.

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