Prepare for the approaching Swarm… On March 12, 2013, StarCraftÂ® II: Heart of the Swarmâ„¢ launches around the world, igniting an intergalactic storm of intense strategic combat and opening a savage new chapter in the war between terran, protoss, and zerg. You can pre-purchase the expansion NOW directly through Battle.netÂ® and be ready to play the moment it goes live.
In addition to the Standard Edition and retail-exclusive Collectorâ€™s Edition packed with bonus items, youâ€™ll also have the option to upgrade a Standard Edition to the Digital Deluxe Edition, which comes equipped with all the in-game content from the physical Collectorâ€™s Edition, including a Torrasque skin for your zerg Ultralisks in Heart of the Swarm multiplayer, unique Swarm-infested portraits for your StarCraft II character profile, a Baneling pet for your World of WarcraftÂ® characters, and a set of zerg-ified blade wings for your heroes in DiabloÂ® III.
Whether you plan to tear a path of destruction through the all-new Kerrigan-focused single-player campaign or jump right into the multiplayer action with the devastating new units under your command, itâ€™s never too early to begin preparing for your Heart of the Swarm experience. Simply log in to your Battle.netÂ® account and pre-purchase Heart of the Swarm, and youâ€™ll be flagged to automatically download the expansion content prior to launch.
For more details on the March 12 launch of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, head to the Heart of the Swarm game page to learn more about the expansion and pre-purchase your digital copy.
*When you pre-purchase StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, you will be able to download an encrypted version of the game once itâ€™s available, prior to the gameâ€™s release. This content will be unlocked and available for play when the expansion launches on March 12, 2013.