Blizzard has released the second campaign to the popular RTS Starcraft 2. This campaign follows Queen of Blades Kerrigan and features twenty missions and advancement tracks to further fit each player’s play style.
For a game like Starcraft, the important news is this also releases Terran Hellbats, Zerg Swarm Hosts, and Protoss Tempests into the multiplayer. Several new features will also enhance the game experience, including group and clan systems:
- Training and versus-A.I. modes, to help new players transition from the campaign into multiplayer; unranked matchmaking
- Global Play, enabling players to battle others in different regions around the world; additional stat tracking ; user interface improvements; an enhanced physics system, for more visceral-looking battles
- “Watch With Others” and “Take Command,” to watch replays with friends as well as jump in and assume control at any point
- A leveling system that gives Heart of the Swarm players a new way to earn customization options for their online profiles.