Blizzard has launched a new trailer for their upcoming expansion pack for "StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm". The real-time strategy game is the first expansion to the award-wining "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty". The trailer gives fans a sneak peek as the story continues with the conflict between the humanoid terrans, the psionic protoss, and the ravenous zerg.
Taking place two years after the events of "Wings of Liberty", "Heart of the Swarm" begins with an all new campaign following Sarah Kerrigan, Queen of Blades, who calls together the remaining of the zerg swarm to plot revenge against dictator Arcturus Mengsk. New multiplayer games and tilesets such as protoss space stations, icy wastelands, terran metropolises and more have also been added for a whole new experience.
Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, explains how the company has been expanding the multiplayer experience and making it easier for fans to strategize with one another.
With Heart of the Swarm, our goal has been to expand on the multiplayer action and cinematic storytelling of Wings of Liberty. Combined with features like unranked matchmaking and our new leveling system, this expansion elevates the StarCraft II experience for players of all skill levels.
"Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm" is set for release on March 12th.The game is still in public beta, which ends on March 1st. You can pre-purchase the game here.