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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
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StarCraft II 4.2.4 Patch Notes

We’ve got changes to Co-op Commanders Artanis, Raynor, and Swan.
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

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

Scarlett, NoRegreT, and the House Changing StarCraft II Esports

To understand why things changed this year, you must look beyond Scarlett’s amazing play, to the coach and house of practice partners who helped unlock her full potential.
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.
StarCraft II
Mar 4

Checking in with the DeepMind StarCraft II Team

Researchers at DeepMind are determined to develop a StarCraft II AI that can beat the best humans at their own game.
wcs
Feb 22

IEM Katowice Viewer's Guide

All of the details you need to get the most out of IEM Katowice 2018.
StarCraft II
Feb 20

StarCraft II 4.2.0 Patch Notes

Patch 4.2.0 brings huge changes to Co-op Commanders
wcs
Feb 15

Announcing Nation Wars V

The national team tournament is coming back, and here are the latest details.
StarCraft II
Jan 31

Replay Pack: 2018 WCS Leipzig

The replays from the recent WCS Leipzig are now available.
StarCraft II
Jan 29

StarCraft 4.1.4 Patch Notes

Patch 4.1.4 is now live!
wcs
Jan 24

WCS Leipzig: Survival Guide

The kickoff to the 2018 Circuit Season has arrived! Get all the details you need inside.
StarCraft II
Jan 23

Multiplayer Changes Live Now on the Balance Mod

Start planning your new strategies with the updated Balance Mod.