Blizzard has announced that it will no longer be developing major updates for StarCraft 2 , focusingmore on balancing fixes and "what 's next " for the franchise.
In a new dev update , Blizzard vice president Rob Bridenbecker explained that the studio will continue to support StarCraft 2 by "focusing primarily on what matters most to our grassroots and competitive communities. "This means there will be no more paid content like Commanders and War Chests, and no new expansions. That said, Balance updates and season launches will continue. normally for the foreseeable future. Bridenbecker also notes that there will be no fourth quarter balance update as Blizzard just released one in August.
2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the release of StarCraft 2, and This year alone, Blizzard released one of the game 's biggest fixes, which added a suite of new editor tools and enhancements, prestige talent enhancements for co-op commanders, and a few updates to the editor. quality of life. It appears that with these latest substantial changes, Blizzard sees a finished product and is willing to turn its attention elsewhere.
It could be a blow to fans to see Blizzard go. 'move away from StarCraft 2, but Bridenbecker says the studio will now have more time to plan something entirely new, "not just as it relates to StarCraft II, but for the StarCraft universe as a whole. "Whether that means StarCraft 3 or some sort of spinoff entry isn't clear, but at least we know the seriesitself is not going anywhere.
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