In our 14th BlizzCast episode, we are joined by Production Director Chris Sigaty and Game Director Dustin Browder to discuss the StarCraft II beta experience and to recap some of the custom maps and creative strategies adopted by beta testers. The developers also delve into several other exciting topics including the achievement system and what players can expect to find in both the StarCraft II single-player campaign and challenge modes.
Check out BlizzCast 14 now!
The highly anticipated release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has nearly arrived. On July 27, 2010 (that's midnight tonight!) you will be able to purchase the game, dive into its epic single-player campaign, and compete online via Battle.net. We've put together this handy overview of all the different ways to get StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty so you know how to get started. Just find the scenario that matches your preference below, and you'll be off to the Koprulu sector in no time!
Want to experience the panel discussions, tournaments, game-related announcements, and all the excitement of BlizzCon from the comfort of your own home? The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket multi-channel Internet stream is now available to order around the world, allowing viewers to switch between multiple channels of live HD coverage dedicated to different areas of the show. Anyone who orders the event will also receive this year's BlizzCon-exclusive World of Warcraft in-game item. In addition, for the first time, BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket holders will have access to exclusive BlizzCon merchandise.
To order or learn more, visit the BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket page.
Outstanding work, recruits! With your contributions to the Dominion war effort, our supremacy in the sector is assured. The empire's citizenry can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to your courageous sacrifices. The final reward has been unlocked, and along with the lore bridge videos, it should help tide you over until the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty on July 27. Congratulations on your achievement. Dismissed!
Watch the extended StarCraft II "Ghosts of the Past" trailer at the Join the Dominion! site.
PrintWarcraft.com now offers a variety of World of Warcraft artwork as high-quality poster prints. You can choose from favorites including art from past content updates, a Cataclysm piece featuring Deathwing, and more. Also available will be two brand-new posters never before seen --Troll Propaganda and Operation: Gnomeregan. These posters can be ordered now at PrintWarcraft.com.
The launch of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is getting closer by the hour, as retailers are mustering their troops for midnight opening events all across Europe. We have updated our StarCraft II midnight openings page with a list of stores in your area whose doors will be open on the night of July 26/27. Have a look and be among the first to embark on this epic StarCraft II journey!
We're pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be at gamescom 2010 next month. Visitors to the Blizzard Entertainment booth, located in Halle 6, B21 & B31, will have the opportunity to play our upcoming games and hear our latest news and information.
From Thursday 19 until Sunday 22 August, gamescom in Cologne, Germany will be open to the public. Find out more about the show and how to get there at www.gamescom-cologne.com.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty warps into stores on July 27, but if there are no vendors within your psionic matrix, you will also be able to purchase StarCraft II via digital download on July 27. Players planning to purchase the game digitally can cut down their waiting time by downloading the game client in advance, so all you’ll need to do on July 27 is install, activate, and play. Click here to learn more.