At BlizzCon, Blizzard announced two new heroes – Hanzo and Alexstraza – were coming to the HotS Nexus. On top of that, the ever-evolving game is getting a swathe of changes, including performance based matchmaking, voice chat, and a pile of gameplay updates.

Away from the chaos of the main floor, I sat down with Heroes of the Storm lead live designer Matthew Cooper to chat about how far the game has come, and what's up next.