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."