From June 2022, Heroes of Newearth will be no more. One of the forerunners of the MOBA genre, HoN laid the foundations for competitive Dota 2. Old-school DotA players and MOBA fans in general are shocked as news emerges that Heroes of Newerth will cease operation in 2022.
Who bought Heroes of Newerth?
Long-running free-to-play MOBA Heroes of Newerth has been acquired from original developer S2 Games by Garena, the Singapore-based online services company that’s been operating the game in Southeast Asia for years.