BlizzCon 2016 has kicked off and StarCraft two got a bit of love with the announcement of a new co-op commander adnt eh release date for the third mission pack of the Nova: Covert Ops trilogy.
The third mission pack will be coming on November 22, although no official details were released.
As for the new commander in co-op, it's Alexei Stukov, former Terran but now infested member of the Zerg:
Stukov and one of the new missions will be available later today at BlizzCon.
Blizzard also revealed that it is opening up StarCraft 2 APIs to the Deep Mind AI team at Google with the idea of developing a learning AI that could eventually play - and beat - some of the best SC2 players in toe world. The Deep Mind official account tweeted the collaboration.
"We're collaborating with @Blizzard_Ent to open up StarCraft II as an AI research environment for the global community in Q1 2017!"
We'll update with more as it becomes available.