Summary: I don't care much for the required internet connection. For updates to the game....yes. But not for just playing the game. If I want an internet game, I'll just log in to my GuildWars 2 account.
Summary: Most of the bugs have been fixed but I get occasional hang when playing on line. You can play local but you don't get all the features. Conflux will occasionally go down due to server problems or maintenance. Game play still good like all HOMM in my opinion, when it works.