StarCraft 2: Blizzard discontinues development of new content – games update


from Dominik Zwingmann
Blizzard Entertainment announced that it has stopped new content development for StarCraft 2. Instead, the studio will now only release balancing updates for the real-time strategy game. Now the team wants to think about the future of StarCraft. A new project from the universe has not yet been confirmed.

Ten years after the launch of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, the Blizzard Entertainment team has stopped actively developing new content for the real-time strategy game. That decision was made by the studio in one Update known on the website. Instead, the remaining team will now only take care of changes to the balancing and the transition between the different seasons. In a statement from Executive Producer Rob Bridenbecker it says:

"We'll be StarCraft 2 continue to support as we did with our previous long-lived games – Brood War for example – we focus on what concerns our core and competitive community most. This means that we will no longer produce any buyable content like Commanders or War Chests. "

With this move, the team wants to give itself more freedom to think about what might be next in the StarCraft universe. In November 2015, StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void was the final expansion for the game. A new project has not yet been confirmed. Currently Blizzard is among other things with Diablo 4, Overwatch 2 and the recently postponed World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. New details on these games will be posted on BlizzConline next year. On February 19 and 20, 2021, the event will take place completely digitally. There could also be surprises there again.

Source: Blizzard

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