StarCraft 2 News


StarCraft 2 Goes Free-2-Play Later This Month

By Charles Singletary, Nov 03, 2017 11:27am PDT

BlizzCon 2017 starts off with a bang! StarCraft 2 will be free-to-play later this month and include a new co-op commander.


"I didn't even notice Void was out until months after its release."

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These are the In-Game Rewards Included with the 2017 BlizzCon Virtual Ticket

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 1:35pm PDT

Those who can't make it out to Anaheim for BlizzCon can still attend via the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, and Blizzard has detailed the in-game goodies that come along with it.


Starcraft 2's Next Major Multiplayer Patch Addresses Underused Units

By Charles Singletary, Aug 22, 2017 12:35pm PDT

There will be redesigned units across all three races and the resource economy will be rebalanced to allow easier comebacks.


Google's Deepmind And Blizzard Release StarCraft 2 API

By Charles Singletary, Aug 10, 2017 2:05pm PDT

Now, we'll get to see if self-learning machines can implement a Zerg rush.


Blizzard Lays Off Composer Who Created Iconic World of Warcraft Music

By John Keefer, Jul 25, 2017 10:55am PDT

The job of Russell Brower has been phased out, but the creator of themes for WoW, Diablo 3, StarCraft 2, Overwatch and Hearthstone could continue as a contractor.


"Yup, TBC had some fantastic music. There were some areas where I'd just stop doing what I was ..."

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Blizzard is Performing Maintenance January 31 on Battle.net and All Titles

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 30, 2017 6:45am PST

Battle.net, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Starcraft II, Heroes of the Storm, Diablo III, and Overwatch, will all be down for maintenance tomorrow morning.


"Haven't they taken everything down for maintenance every Tuesday morning for over a decade?"

- Goncyn see all 2 comments

Blizzard to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Diablo With Special In-Game Events

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 28, 2016 11:19am PST

Everyone from Overwatch to Heroes of the Storm will be celebrating Diablo's 20th birthday. 


BlizzCon 2016: StarCraft 2's final Covert Ops mission pack coming later this month

By John Keefer, Nov 04, 2016 12:05pm PDT

New co-op commander revealed as Alexei Stukov.


Overwatch's D.Va will soon announce all of your StarCraft 2 matches

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2016 11:20am PDT

The eSports phenom, D.Va, will soon be showing off her announcer chops in StarCraft 2.


"Seriously? Dva's voice is insufferable. It's purposely designed to be annoying."

- Magitek see all 3 comments

StarCraft 2 mod lets players play the game in cartoon mode

By John Keefer, Oct 13, 2016 8:06am PDT

StarCrafts is now out, based on the animated YouTube series.


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Overwatch, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft get goodies revealed for BlizzCon

By John Keefer, Sep 15, 2016 11:47am PDT

Heroes of the Storm, Diablo 3 and StarCraft 2 also get some fun stuff.


StarCraft 2 Update 3.5.0 adds Nova Covert Ops Mission Pack 2

By John Keefer, Aug 02, 2016 11:44am PDT

There are lots of changes to the editor as well.


StarCraft 2's Nova gets Covert Ops Mission Pack 2 next week

By John Keefer, Jul 29, 2016 9:59am PDT

The mission pick up where Pack 1 left off.


"Pretty hollow and short. They just seem to be missing something, and the main campaigns had ..."

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StarCraft 2 patch 3.2 will save many matches from server downtime

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2016 9:15am PDT

While the 3.2 patch for StarCraft 2 brought a load of new content, one part of the patch will mean less server downtime for the game going forward.


StarCraft 2's 'Nova Covert Ops' sneaks into March

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2016 11:05am PDT

Watch out, she's right behind you!