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StarCraft 2 Earned Less Than WoW's Shiny Pony; Blizzard Thrives on Microtransactions

Hubert Sledziewski, 13 November 2023, 03:52

The developer of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty says in the first two years after its release the game earned less for Blizzard than a certain mount for World of Warcraft. 'This is why companies rely on microtransactions,' he says.

Blizzard CEO Holds On to StarCraft; It's One of the Best IPs on the Market

Maciej Gaffke, 22 June 2023, 15:24

During a discussion on Twitter, Blizzard's CEO stated that StarCraft is one of the best IPs on the market. Perhaps this heralds work on the next installments.

Twilight of StarCraft 2 Begins as Blizzard Reduces Support

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 10:03

Ten years after the launch of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, Blizzard Entertainment decided to limit support for the game. Developers will no longer create new paid content for the microtransaction system - collector's item boxes and commanders.

AI Among Top StarCraft 2 Players

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 14:56

Artificial Intelligence AlphaStar has achieved another success in StarCraft II. The work of Google's DeepMind team managed to achieve a top rank in Blizzard's strategy game, outclassing 99.8% of human players.

AI AlphaStar from Google crushed pro StarCraft 2 players

Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2019, 10:53

Google's Artificial Intelligence team - DeepMind reported that their AlphaStar AI defeated two professional StarCraft 2 players from Team Liquid. In both cases, the games ended with a 5:0 result.

Fan-made MMO StarCraft Universe enters open beta and gets an epic trailer

luckie, 28 July 2016, 13:18

Only a month remains before the release of StarCraft Universe. The fan-made MMO built on StarCraft II engine has now entered open beta and got an epic cinematic trailer.

StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops available for pre-purchase

luckie, 02 December 2015, 12:34

You can now pre-order Nova Covert Ops, a 3-episode mission bundle for StarCraft II. The expansion, whose first part is going to arrive in January 2016, will not require the base game to play.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void already sold over 1 million copies

luckie, 18 November 2015, 12:40

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void sold over 1 million copies in 24 hours. This result is better than of Heart of the Swarm (the previous installment) and similar to Wings of Liberty.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Coming Out This November. See the Opening Cinematic

luckie, 14 September 2015, 10:42

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void got a release date – November 10, 2015. This information came out paired up with the official opening cinematic.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void is Coming This Winter. Pre-orders are Up

luckie, 16 July 2015, 14:39

The grand finale of the StarCraft saga is scheduled to be released this winter.