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.