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StarCraft II
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Patch 4.4.0 Preview: Cradle of Death

Adapted from TheSkunk’s Rock the Cabinet submission, Cradle of Death is coming in patch 4.4.0
StarCraft II
May 30

StarCraft II 4.3.2 Patch Notes

Patch 4.3.2 is now live, and check out the details here!
StarCraft II
May 25

You Could Cast the Open Qualifiers for WCS Challenger Season 2!

Find out how you can cast the upcoming WCS matches!
BlizzCon
May 17

Attend BlizzCon® Opening Week In Person! Tickets On Sale Now

Witness the esports competition of BlizzCon® Opening Week 2018 LIVE and in-person at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles October 25–29! Single-day tickets for the WoW® Arena World Championship and Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Finals, plus tickets to special behind-the-scenes tours during the StarCraft® II WCS matches, are on sale now.
BlizzCon
May 16

BlizzCon 2018 Benefit Dinner Tickets Sold Out

Tickets to this year’s BlizzCon Benefit Dinner for CHOC Children’s are now sold out—stay tuned for more information on the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket in the coming months.
BlizzCon
May 12

Second Batch of BlizzCon Tickets Sold Out

The second batch of tickets to BlizzCon 2018 is now sold out. Keep an eye on the BlizzCon website for updates on events, tournaments, Virtual Ticket info, and more.
BlizzCon
May 10

BlizzCon 2018 Tickets – First Batch Sold Out

The first batch of BlizzCon 2018 tickets is now sold out, but you'll have another chance to snag some when the second set goes on sale Saturday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. PDT.
StarCraft II
May 2

iNcontroL and Artosis Bring Years of StarCraft History to Their New Show

Geoff “iNcontroL” Robinson and Dan “Artosis” Stemkoski are two of the StarCraft community’s most beloved personalities. In the early 2000s, they competed in StarCraft: Brood War; later, they became professional StarCraft II players, shoutcasters, and expert denizens of the analyst desk. Now they’ve started The Pylon Show, which focuses on the competitive scene of both StarCraft games. Four episodes have already been recorded, with new broadcasts every Wednesday at 5 p.m. PDT. We caught up with Geoff and Dan to find out more.
Inside Blizzard
Apr 19

Blizzard Balance Gifting Now Available!

You can now send your friends Blizzard Balance through the Blizzard Shop, making it even easier to give the perfect gift!
StarCraft II
Apr 17

StarCraft II 4.2.4 Patch Notes

We’ve got changes to Co-op Commanders Artanis, Raynor, and Swann.
BlizzCon
Apr 9

Get Ready for BlizzCon® 2018

Blizzard’s celebration of games, esports, and community returns! Tickets to the main event, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center on November 2 and 3, will go on sale Wednesday, May 9 and Saturday, May 12, 2018.
StarCraft II
Apr 9

Watch: StarCraft Is Life: A 20th Anniversary Celebration

Players from around the world reflect on the impact StarCraft has had on their lives.
StarCraft II
Apr 9

Support Nation Wars and Earn Loot

Increase the prize pool of NW5 and pick up new cosmetics.
StarCraft II
Apr 3

SC20 Panel Broadcast at PAX East

This Thursday, join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of StarCraft at PAX East!
StarCraft II
Apr 3

Survival Guide: Nation Wars V

The national team tournament is coming back, and we’ve gathered all the details you’ll need so that you don’t miss out on any of the action.
StarCraft II
Mar 30

Fenix Warps in for Everyone

March has been the month of StarCraft, so now we are giving away the Co-op Commander Fenix for free!
StarCraft II
Mar 30

SC20 Anniversary Stream

On March 30 and 31, join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of StarCraft with a historic guest list and some awesome hosts!
StarCraft II
Mar 30

You Could Cast WCS Challenger and the Open Qualifiers!

Find out how you can cast the upcoming WCS matches
StarCraft II
Mar 27

StarCraft 4.2.2 Patch Notes

Patch 4.2.2 introduces new promotional items for Nation Wars V, alongside a series of bug fixes.
wcs
Mar 23

WCS Challenger Qualifier Signups Are Open

Get the details on how to qualify for WCS Challenger Season 1 in Europe and North America, and sign up for the open qualifiers.
StarCraft II
Mar 19

StarCraft II Balance Update – March 19, 2018

We’re changing the Zerg early-game.
StarCraft II
Mar 6

Celebrate 20 Years of StarCraft on Twitch

Learn about all of the awesome rewards you can earn during SC20.
StarCraft II
Mar 6

#SC20 – What StarCraft Means to You

Share your favorite StarCraft memories with #SC20!
StarCraft II
Mar 6

StarCraft II 4.2.1 Patch Notes

We’re celebrating StarCraft’s 20th anniversary with patch 4.2.1.
StarCraft II
Mar 4

Co-Op Designer Kevin "monk" Dong Shares His Story

We talked to Co-op Designer Kevin Dong about his history with Starcraft II.
StarCraft II
Mar 4

Mike Morhaime on 20 Years of StarCraft Esports

The president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment shares his thoughts on—and favorite memories of—20 years of professional StarCraft.
StarCraft II
Mar 4

Evolution Complete: Reimagining Classic StarCraft Units for StarCraft II

We met with David Kim, Dustin Browder, and Bob Fitch to discuss the origins of StarCraft's most iconic units -- and how they changed between Brood War and StarCraft II.