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How to get free March of the Lich King card packs during the 2022 Hearthstone World Championship

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Players cannot ban the Death Knight class during the Hearthstone World Championship. Read on for details plus how to get free card packs.

The Hearthstone World Championship 2022 tournament will kick off soon on Dec. 16. Here's how to earn free March of the Lich King card packs and where to watch the event. The championship will also not allow players to ban the Death Knight class. Read on for details.
March of the Lich King decks will be featured in the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
March of the Lich King decks will be featured in the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

How to get free March of the Lich King card packs

To get your first free March of the Lich King card pack, simply watch the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 action on the game's official YouTube channel. Make sure to watch for a total of two hours. Watch another two hours of content to earn your second card pack. Since the time watched will be cumulative throughout the tournament, you won't have to watch all four hours in one sitting.
If you haven't already done so, make sure that you've linked up your YouTube and Battle.net accounts as well. Doing this is easy. Just head to the "Account Sharing" page and "Connected Apps" section on YouTube. Then, press the "Connect" button located beside Battle.net. Follow the simple prompts to link your accounts.
Hearthstone World Championship 2022 players. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
Hearthstone World Championship 2022 players. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Where to watch Hearthstone World Championship 2022

From Dec. 16 to Dec. 18 starting at 12 a.m. PST each day, the top 16 Hearthstone players will duke it out against each other for the grand prize of $100,000. These players will include eight individuals from Masters Tour events, four competitors from Hearthstone Grandmasters and four from China’s Gold Series.
In addition to the English broadcast, you'll be able to watch the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event in other languages.
March of the Lich King key art. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
March of the Lich King key art. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Death Knight can't be banned at Hearthstone World Championship

According to Blizzard, players will not be able to ban the new Death Knight class. Caster Simon “Sottle” Welch also confirmed this over on Twitter.
"They are not required to bring DK, it simply can't be banned if they do bring it," Sottle wrote.
In terms of the format, the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event will showcase the best-of-five conquest with a ban one. This means each player will bring four decks into the fray.
That's all for now. Stay tuned on Esports.gg for more Hearthstone news and updates.
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Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!