Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void News (PC)

Blizzard warns cheaters of permanent bans, encourages players to report suspicious behaviour

Posted: 11.07.2014 by nickhorth1

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Blizzard has posted on its official blog regarding cheating in StarCraft 2, threatening those who get caught using hacks or mods with permanent bans.

The developer warns potential cheaters that it has multiple ways of detecting foul play, and encourages those who feel they've seen a suspected cheat to come to them with any information.

Blizzard post StarCraft II 2.1.2 patch notes, releasing "throughout the week"

Posted: 21.05.2014 by Technet2k

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The latest patch for real-time strategy StarCraft II is due out this week for all regions and Blizzard has now revealed what tweaks it has inside. This particular patch focuses mostly on the Friends List.

Our list of chums should now "sort correctly based on friend type," and chat messages appear if you're set to 'Busy'. The counter for new messages should also work properly.

BlizzCon 2014 scheduled for November 7-8, first ticket sales May 8th

Posted: 23.04.2014 by Technet2k

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Prepare yourself for the eighth BlizzCon event where this November Anaheim will endure "two relentless days" of all things Blizzard. The event begins Friday, November 7th with hands-on, games, and eSports.

The first batch of tickets go on sale May 8th, and they'll last all of 3 picoseconds. You're better off trying for the second batch on May 10th for a window of opportunity lasting 5 picoseconds!

StarCraft Ghost "still perfectly viable," Blizzard unsure if it would ever pursue it

Posted: 24.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard producer Alex Mayberry teased that third-person spin-off StarCraft Ghost is something still on their minds at the studio, but he doesn't know "if we'll ever do it but I think it's something we'd like to do."

StarCraft was announced to be getting a spin-off over 10 years ago, and it was Blizzard's first major push onto consoles, but tech limitations meant they 'weren't ready'.

StarCraft 2 receiving Patch 2.1 this week, Arcade now free for Starter Edition

Posted: 22.01.2014 by Technet2k

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Blizzard is increasing the allure of the Starter Edition for StarCraft 2 by making all Arcade content and custom games freely available to those just trying out the sci-fi RTS, which means more mods for everyone.

For those who own the full game, Patch 2.1 tweaks a number of game systems like letting us create mutators for any map, events and custom clan decals and more.