StarCraft II Celebrates Its 10th Year with a Huge Update
Posted by Christer de Guia July 28, 2020

StarCraft II turns ten today—a milestone worth achieving in an industry where game support is valued after multiple iterations. In commemoration of this feat, Blizzard has rolled out multiple player-requested features to the 10-year old space RTS game in its latest Patch 5.0.



StarCraft II’s Biggest Patch to Date

Image: Blizzard Entertainment

Patch 5.0 rolls out a handful of updates to StarCraft II, including Galaxy Map Editor improvements to make campaign maps easier to create. Included in the update are new announcers, and prestige talents for every co-op commander.


Blizzard has also added a countdown timer before every game in versus mode, right after all the players have finished loading.


War Chest Team League featuring SCII All-Stars

War Chest Team League brings nine teams together, each captained by a pro caster, to duke it out in an all-out brawl while bringing out their top-tier casting chops and insider knowledge.


White-Ra Announcer Pack


Logging in any time from today until August 11 will get you a new announcer voice pack of White-Ra, the Protoss-playing mastermind of Ukraine.


Celebrating 10 Years Through Stories


Blizzard Entertainment will also be releasing a new series of short stories set in StarCraft’s Koprulu Sector focused on each race. Members of the StarCraft II dev team will also reminisce intense moments, personal faves, and unforgettable upsets from the past decade of StarCraft II esports.



Happy 10 years to StarCraft II! What’s your favorite SCII moment in the past decade?

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