I believe two updates ago included the introduction of changeable hero portraits into the game, along with some unique ones that could be obtained in brawls and events. I personally love the idea behind them, as they are basically a status symbol within the game, you are able to show off a hero you have, or how well you did in a certain event and I really do hope to see more in the future!
In the meantime, I was wondering if it would be possible if we could have some sort of progress or goal for each hero that allowed us to change the color of their basic portraits. A non-event way to obtain some interesting and cool portraits during downtimes in the game. One of the ideas I have would relate to pvp wins, and also give an extra incentive for people to play pvp outside of tournaments and brawls. My idea:
Progress bar for each hero that counted wins for the hero that was in the FIRST SPOT of your party (the default user controlled hero).
Goals would be set at (x) amount of wins for each level, I was thinking like 500, 1500, 3000 for now.
Once you hit a goal, it unlocks another color portrait for that hero, up to you guys for what those colors would be.
Some pros on my idea: Allows people to grind pvp outside of events towards a goal that they desire. Having only the first slot hero earn the win allows this process to play out a long time for people and would hopefully create news teams to play against. It’s another status symbol, and could be unique for some players (players might go after the portraits for some lesser player heros in pvp).
Some cons: I have no idea how this would be implemented or if it would even be possible. Brawl events with required heros may screw this up.(like the callious event where she was always your first hero.) The portrait page for our profile might be come a little unorganized and messy especially if other unique portraits get added. Don’t know where players could look to check their status for wins on each hero.
Overall, I think the customization aspect is a huge part of a lot of games, and also having a goal to work towards over time is a great thing for a game to have for its players. Pvp does not have to be the route to take, it just seemed like the most logical and fun way to earn these portraits.