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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm coming March 2013

Blizzard have today announced that the first expansion for the hugely popular StarCraft II, Heart of the Swarm will release in March 2013.

Here's the info from the official press release:

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, the first expansion to Blizzard's award-winning real-time strategy game StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, will be available in stores and online beginning March 12, 2013. Heart of the Swarm features a new campaign continuing the epic story of Sarah Kerrigan, Queen of Blades, as she gathers the remnants of the zerg Swarm and plots her revenge against the treacherous dictator of the Koprulu sector, Arcturus Mengsk. It also introduces several new multiplayer units and features that enhance the acclaimed StarCraft II online experience.

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will be available on DVD-ROM for Windows and Mac at a suggested retail price of $39.99 USD. The expansion will also be available digitally directly from Blizzard's StarCraft II website at an expected price of $39.99 USD.

"With Heart of the Swarm, our goal has been to expand on the multiplayer action and cinematic storytelling of Wings of Liberty, said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. Combined with features like unranked matchmaking and our new leveling system, this expansion elevates the StarCraft II experience for players of all skill levels."

Edited On 13 Nov, 2012

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SuperJag86 4 years ago
That reminds me, I really should try the first Starcraft 2 campaign!
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Tyrone 4 years ago
I REALLY want to start PC gaming and I mean it! Just can never cope with the graphics, all my friends keep telling me to jump onto this game & Guild Wars! Seeing expansions yearly just proves they want their fans to enjoy the game to full extent and never be bored of it! But god am i jealous of those people :/
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Im right there with you Tyrone, My pc is so old it cant really run anything. I got go to friends just to play starcraft an world of warcraft. This add on looks good but then Blizzard Entertainment do normally do good add ons well worth the money you spend.
lou86 4 years ago
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ZdravkoN 4 years ago
I like Starcraft. I have played all three games (Starcraft, Starcraft: Brood War, Starcraft II : Wings of Liberty) and I liked them a lot. But, I have expected more than a polished visuals and new units in Starcraft II. Starcraft II is great and fun to play, but I feel like there were not that many revolutionary changes to the gameplay itself to justify the price tag. Look at Dawn of War franchise for example. Dawn of War I and II are similar but different from each other. And for the record, I know that: if it is working, do not change it.
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shiny miller 4 years ago
I loved Starcraft (and Brood War) so, so much but the graphics requirements meant I couldn't even think about Starcraft 2. However now my desktop is on it's last legs I'm thinking of getting a new one for Christmas, any ideas how much I'd be looking to spend on a desktop/laptop that could run it well?

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