Exactly 830 years ago, King Richard I of England, aka Richard the Lion Heart, conquered the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on his way to meeting up with Philip II of France to protect the ancient city of Antioch.

What does this have to do with this weekend’s 15% Bronze boost, you’re probably asking? Well, the Greek name for Cyprus is Kyprios, from which we get the word for copper, which of course is the main component of Bronze. Basically, for centuries, Cyprus was such an important source of copper (since the Bronze Age, in fact) that the island was named after the stuff!

Starts: May 21, 09:00 server time

Ends: May 24, 23:59 server time

Boost: +15% to Bronze earnings from matchmaking battles

If you’re keen to enjoy some banging beats with your boosted Bronze, check out the new Community Manager playlist that’s just been added to the Conqueror's Blade Spotify profile - this week curated by Pablovanu.