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Hearthstone: 5 Ways to Get Beta Keys

WTB Hearthstone beta keys.

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Blizzard has released the closed beta for Hearthstone and the internet is blowing up with streams and YouTube videos. The game has no NDA as a clever ploy to generate a massive hype train... and it's working. Here are the best ways to get your hands on a beta key for Hearthstone.

1. Opt-in

The first and most obvious thing to do is go to battle.net, sign in, go to the beta opt-in page and opt-in to the beta! It is pretty simple! You can't expect Blizzard to give you a key if you don't tell them you want one.

2. Pay attention to these fan sites for giveaways

Fan sites and news outlets will be given a ton of keys to give away as promotional material. Here is a big list of sites, courtesy of Blizzard, to pay attention to (notice GameSkinny is on this list!)

3. Stalk Twitter, Facebook, and Google+

In addition to visiting the above sites, look for their social media accounts. Twitter is one of the best ways for sites to reach fans quickly and directly. You can bet your left shoe that keys will be given out on these social media outlets. Yes, even Google+. Actually, G+ being deserted might make it easier for you to snatch up keys! Keep an eye out!

4. Win keys from Facebook

Starting today, Tuesday, August 20, you can visit the official Hearthstone Facebook page to enter to win a Hearthstone beta key. Just “Like” Hearthstone on Facebook and sign up for the sweepstakes using this form.

"The first round of 500 winners will be chosen on Thursday, August 29. The contest entry period will close on Monday, September 2 at midnight PST with a final round of winners selected on Tuesday, September 3."

5. Enter the GameSkinny Hearthstone Contest

Check out our very own Hearthstone giveaway HERE.

 

I had the chance to try out Hearthstone at PAX East, briefly, and I was surprised at how fun it was - especially after the horrible announcement panel. I distinctly remember the reveal: one by one, a mass of people got up and left the Hearthstone reveal in disappointment. Now, however, people have their hands on the game and the world can see it in action - everyone is clamoring to get beta access.

Are you in beta? Let us know by writing an article on GameSkinny!

Have keys to give away? Contact us at editors@gameskinny.com or write up a post!

Originally Published Aug. 20th 2013

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Lawful Neutral Editor. JTP's Acorn Master. Graduate of U of Rochester with dual degrees in Film & Media Studies and English.

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  • 5
    Dr Dre X 11 months ago
    Contributor
    Got one
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    Chris Richardson 11 months ago
    congratulations! which giveaway?
  • 1
    Valthonis_7211 11 months ago
    I was also at the PAX East reveal panel, and while a few people left during the presentation (probably to go stand in line to catch other panels or see the just-opened expo hall), there wasn't nearly the mass exodus Jay is making it out to be. The seats were pretty packed until the very end. There was the usual gamer kvetching in the crowd on the way out, mostly about how the announced product wasn't "Blizzard All-Stars" or "Titan" like some hoped. Lots of folks at the show who weren't in the panel were taking their potshots, of course. However, I didn't talk to a single person who spent time at the Hearthstone booth who wasn't excited about the game's potential.
    Last edited 11 months ago
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    Cold_9606 10 months ago
    Once you get your Hearthstone Beta key and are granted access, be sure to stop by and check out my

    Starter's Guide For Hearthstone Players For Unlocking Cards & Grinding Gold here:

    http://coldsgoldfactory.blogspot.com/2013/09/Hearthstone-Beta-Gold-Grinding.html
  • 1
    JohnnyMaverik 10 months ago
    6. Sell your soul to the devil.
  • 1
    Benef 10 months ago
    Welcome,
    Here You have few beta keys ;]
    Activate it quick! First come, first served :P

    http://www.needforfile.net/download/xqjmdbhxu
  • 1
    anders_4082 10 months ago
    There are beta keys giveaway currently on the website below
    http://hearthstonebetakeysfree.blogspot.com
  • 1
    ultras_5208 10 months ago
    I just got my beta key from website below.

    www.hearthstonebetakeysfree.blogsp­­ot.com
  • 1
    Iwan_8629 9 months ago
    Why do I always find out things too late? :( Wish I was two weeks earlier so I could also get one :(
  • 1
    randomguy_7738 9 months ago
    http://hearthstonebetagen.blogspot.com/ Working keygen as of November 1.
  • 1
    WoW_6185 9 months ago
    Finally found a working Hearthstone Beta Key Generator :)))
    http://hearthstonebetagen.blogspot.com/
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    griin_4457 9 months ago
    This website has fresh keys daily:

    http://getfreehearthstonebetakey.blogspot.co.uk/
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    griin_4457 9 months ago
    http://getfreehearthstonebetakey.blogspot.co.uk/

    Get your keys here while they last!
  • 1
    Kieran P 8 months ago
    Got mine here

    http://freehearthstonekeys.co.uk/
  • 1
    Beaver_3191 8 months ago
    Have an extra beta-key, looking to trade it, add me steam isrobertb to discuss.
  • 1
    Gaidelis 8 months ago
    Hearthstone beta key generator working on November 24!

    http://hearthstonebetagen.blogspot.com/
  • 1
    Makina_7234 8 months ago
    Just got one key,and im willing to sell it for 25 euro skype: nezakonen_
  • 1
    rob_8908 8 months ago
    Hearthstone Beta Keys - New added daily: http://getfreehearthstonebetakey.blogspot.co.uk/
  • 1
    BadRamen 8 months ago
    Guys, if anyone is willing to help me try if the key can be used in America (I'm in Asia), FREE KEY.
    I will edit this comment when someone PMs me when they want to try it out cause I'll sell them
    Last edited 8 months ago
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    Max_2627 7 months ago
    You can buy one Hearthstone key on ebay for 0.99$ Here:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/271350228478
  • 1
    John K. 7 months ago
    Seriesouly, I tried to get real beta key many times but failed

    I finally got the legit beta key to here and playing now! :) Recommend!

    www.tradehearthstone.com
  • 1
    ExtraGT 7 months ago
    i sell key for dota 2 rars steam: xobama - ExtraGT
  • 1
    BUSK_4028 7 months ago
    1 key plssss :'(
  • 1
    tupo_8118 7 months ago
    holy moly! I just got a Hearthstone Beta Key and surprisingly it worked! No strings attached they're giving them away for free at http://hearthstonebetakeys.cc
  • 1
    mygoddes123 7 months ago
    best thing ever this site just gave me a Hearthstone Beta Key and it redeemed! No bull they're free at http://hearthstonebetakeys.cc
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