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StarCraft II
Apr 7

StarCraft Story Primer

Pop quiz, hotshot: are the setting and story of StarCraft part of the military sci-fi, space opera, or sci-fi horror genres? If you answered, “All three!” then congratulations—you really know your science fiction subgenres. There’s a lot going on in the StarCraft universe, and it’s not always easy to keep it all straight. If you’re looking for a refresher—or just a simple way to explain StarCraft’s story to your friends—this blog has you covered.
StarCraft II
Mar 20

Multiplayer Map Updates - March 20, 2020

Multiplayer maps have been updated. Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Mar 17

Interviewing Insidious, champion of the TLnet Map Contest #14

We reached out to Alexander “Insidious” Hallmann, an experienced submitter but first-time finalist, to chronicle the origin story of his 1st-place action-packed rush map, Blackburn.
StarCraft II
Mar 10

2020 Season 1 Versus Update

2020 Season 1 Begins now along with these updates. Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Feb 25

2020 Season 1 Map Preview

2020 Ladder Season 1 brings new 1v1 and Team maps to ladder!
StarCraft II
Feb 21

Watch IEM Katowice, 2020's biggest StarCraft II event yet, beginning Feb 24

I don’t know about you, but IEM so excited to watch the world’s best StarCraft II players compete for $400,000 in Katowice, Poland from February 24 to March 1.
StarCraft II
Feb 18

StarCraft II 4.11.4 Patch Notes

Patch 4.11.4 has arrived. Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Feb 11

TLnet Map Contest #14: Watch top pros compete on fan-created maps

The 14th TLnet Map Contest is underway, with 16 finalists across four categories awaiting your consideration.
StarCraft II
Jan 7

The Exciting Future of StarCraft II Esports

We are working with ESL and DreamHack for the next three years of StarCraft II Esports.
StarCraft II
Dec 17

StarCraft II 4.11.3 Patch Notes

Patch 4.11.3 has arrived. Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Dec 6

StarCraft II 4.11.2 Patch Notes

Patch 4.11.2 has arrived! Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Nov 26

StarCraft II 4.11.0 Patch Notes

Patch 4.11.0 has arrived with a brand new Co-op commander, new Co-op mission difficulties, Versus balance update, and much more. Check out the detail!
StarCraft II
Nov 14

StarCraft II Balance Update - November 14, 2019

We’d like to take one final look at what tweaks we could make to our initial proposals.
StarCraft II
Nov 12

New Ladder Maps for 2019 Season 4

Here is a preview of the map pool for 2019 Season 4.
StarCraft II
Nov 1

New Co-Op Commander: Arcturus Mengsk

Control the battle with an iron fist as Arcturus Mengsk, a new Co-Op Commander for StarCraft II. Feed an endless stream of cheap troopers into the meat grinder, soften your enemies for your Royal Guard to go in for the kill, and incinerate your enemies with total nuclear annihilation!
Oct 30

WCS Global Finals: BlizzCon Viewer's Guide

The WCS Round of 8 is upon us!
StarCraft II
Oct 29

StarCraft II Balance Update - October 29, 2019

In the excitement of WCS finals, we think it’s a good opportunity to revisit the proposals made earlier with a fresh perspective.
StarCraft II
Oct 22

StarCraft II 4.10.4 Patch Notes

StarCraft II Patch 4.10.4 brings the iNcontroL Commemorative Bundle and more! Read on for details.
StarCraft II
Oct 21

iNcontroL Commemorative Bundle

Beginning on October 22, 2019, Geoff’s Announcer Pack, Portrait, and some additional items we’re creating in his honor—will be granted to every player on log-in, for free, forever.
StarCraft II
Oct 10

War Chest: BlizzCon 2019

Phase 3 open now! Check out the details here.
StarCraft II
Oct 3

StarCraft II Balance Update 2019

As we come closer and closer to stability with each passing year, for 2019, we’ll be focusing more on tweaks and refinements to existing units.
Oct 1

Level Up Your BlizzCon® 2019 Home Experience With the Virtual Ticket

Unlock commemorative extras for your favorite Blizzard games and take your BlizzCon viewing to the next level, whether you’re watching at home or on the go.
Sep 28

WCS Global Finals - Opening Week Unveiled

WCS Global Finals Opening Week Announces venue and schedule!
StarCraft II
Sep 10

StarCraft II 4.10.3 Patch Notes

We’ve just released a hotfix patch to StarCraft II. Read on for details.
Sep 4

WCS Fall 2019: Viewer's Guide

The final Circuit Event of the year is almost here!
StarCraft II
Sep 3

StarCraft II 4.10.2 Patch Notes

Patch 4.10.2 is now live, and check out the details here!