New Short Story: Operation Blind DevilStarCraft IISeparated from the Swarm, a lone zergling must fight to overcome his own nature to defeat his sinister captors. Check out this excerpt, then download Operation Blind Devil by Cassandra Clarke, the final entry in a new series of StarCraft II short stories to celebrate the game's 10th anniversary. Balance Update - August 6, 2020StarCraft IIWe’d like to update you all on our thoughts on the state of the game since our last balance patch. StarCraft II 5.0.2 Patch NotesStarCraft IIPatch 5.0.2 has arrived. Check out the detail! New Short Story: Waking DreamsStarCraft IIDefeated and captured by a formidable opponent, Ghost operative Stone must fight to escape a prison created by his own mind. Check out this excerpt, then download Waking Dreams by E.C. Myers, second in a new series of StarCraft II short stories to celebrate the game's 10th anniversary. Reflections on a Decade: The Best Games of Competitive StarCraft II, Part III: Legacy of the VoidStarCraft IITen years of StarCraft II. Ten years of truly unforgettable esports. Reflections on a Decade: The Best Games of Competitive StarCraft II, Part II: Heart of the SwarmStarCraft IITen years of StarCraft II. Ten years of truly unforgettable esports. Reflections on a Decade: The Best Games of Competitive StarCraft II, Part I: Wings of LibertyStarCraft IITen years of StarCraft II. Ten years of truly unforgettable esports. New Short Story: One People, One PurposeStarCraft IIInvestigating a strange death among the protoss, High Executor Selendis must face a difficult truth about her people in order to stop an unexpected enemy. Check out this excerpt, then download One People, One Purpose, first in a new series of StarCraft II short stories to celebrate the game's 10th anniversary. StarCraft II 5.0 Patch NotesStarCraft IIStarCraft II 5.0 patch is one of the game's biggest patches! To celebrate the 10th anniversary, we've made a major update to the game, and check out the details here. StarCraft II is Turning 10—Celebrate With Us!StarCraft IIWe're celebrating the ten-year anniversary of StarCraft II with War Chest team games, free announcers, new achievements, short stories, retrospectives, and one of the game's biggest patches ever. StarCraft II 10th Anniversary Game UpdatesStarCraft IITo commemorate an incredible decade of comradery in the Koprulu Sector, we’re introducing some player-requested features to the game, along with a few extras we hope you’ll enjoy. StarCraft II 5.0 PTR Patch NotesStarCraft IIWe've made massive updates to StarCraft II to celebrate the 10th anniversary! You can check out new features on the PTR now! StarCraft II 4.13.0 PTR Patch NotesStarCraft IIWe've made a major update to the StarCraft II Map Editor, and you can check it out on the PTR now! Introducing War Chest Team LeagueStarCraft IIAs we mentioned in the War Chest 6 announcement, we’re teaming up with Wardi and committing $150,000 of War Chest proceeds to a community-run tournament called War Chest Team League. Today, we’d like to share some details on the tournament. StarCraft II 4.12.1 Patch NotesStarCraft IIPatch 4.12.1 has arrived. Check out the detail! War Chest 6 is Now LiveStarCraft IIThe StarCraft II War Chest is here, with new skins and a brand-new community tournament! In addition to granting you access to a bounty of goodies—like new skins, sprays, emojis, and more—War Chest 6 allows you to lend some crucial support to War Chest Team League, an upcoming community tournament we’re bringing you in partnership with Wardi. Read on to find out what’s coming, how War Chest works, and details on what you can unlock. StarCraft II 4.12.0 Patch NotesStarCraft IIPatch 4.12.0 has arrived. Check out the detail! 2020 Season 2 Map PreviewStarCraft II2020 Ladder Season 2 brings new 1v1 and Team maps to ladder! Balance Update - May 19, 2020StarCraft IIStarCraft II has been updated with balance changes, and check out the detail here! Balance Update - April 28, 2020StarCraft IIStarCraft II has been updated with balance changes, and check out the detail here! StarCraft Story PrimerStarCraft IIPop 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. Stronger Together: All Co-op Commanders Free to Play for a Limited TimeStarCraft IIWith so many around the world staying safe indoors right now, we wanted to make it a little easier for everyone to connect with each other through StarCraft II. Multiplayer Map Updates - March 20, 2020StarCraft IIMultiplayer maps have been updated. Check out the detail! Interviewing Insidious, champion of the TLnet Map Contest #14StarCraft IIWe 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. 2020 Season 1 Versus UpdateStarCraft II2020 Season 1 Begins now along with these updates. Check out the detail! 2020 Season 1 Map PreviewStarCraft II2020 Ladder Season 1 brings new 1v1 and Team maps to ladder!