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.
Multiplayer Map Updates - March 20, 2020
Multiplayer maps have been updated. Check out the detail!
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.
2020 Season 1 Versus Update
2020 Season 1 Begins now along with these updates. Check out the detail!
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.
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.
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 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 Balance Update - November 14, 2019
We’d like to take one final look at what tweaks we could make to our initial proposals.
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!
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 4.10.4 Patch Notes
StarCraft II Patch 4.10.4 brings the iNcontroL Commemorative Bundle and more! Read on for details.
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 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.
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.
WCS Global Finals - Opening Week Unveiled
WCS Global Finals Opening Week Announces venue and schedule!
StarCraft II 4.10.3 Patch Notes
We’ve just released a hotfix patch to StarCraft II. Read on for details.