Starcraft 2 Content Updates Have Ended So Blizzard Can Focus On The Franchise’s Future

Starcraft II is over a decade old now, having launched its first installment, Wings of Liberty, in July 2010. Now, Blizzard has given an update on the game’s on-going development, and has announced that big content drops for the game have come to an end–from now on, patches will focus on balance and fixes.

In a Blizzard news post, executive producer Rob Bridenbecker writes that the big update from earlier this year, which celebrated the game’s anniversary, will be the last of its kind. “We’re going to continue supporting StarCraft II in the same manner as we have with our previous longstanding games, such as Brood War, focusing primarily on what our core and competitive communities care about most,” Bridenbecker says.

“What this means is that we’re not going to be producing additional for-purchase content, such as Commanders and War Chests, but we will continue doing season rolls and necessary balance fixes moving forward,” he continues. “On that last note, we’re not planning a Q4 balance update given that we did one a few months ago, but as always, we do plan to continue doing them as needed in the future.”

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