Blizzard Previews Battle.Net 2.0 – Is the Starcraft II Beta on its Way?

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Over at the StarCraft II site, Blizzard have posted a pretty big BattleNet 2.0 preview – once again giving rise to hope that the start of the open Beta will be imminent.

“ is about to undergo the greatest update in its long and storied history as one of the world’s most successful online gaming services,” says the site, which also details new features to the service, like cross-game chat, the Real ID service, updated matchmaking and the StarCraft II user mod marketplace. Hey, even Battle.Net has cross-game chat!

There’s also a video interview with Greg Canessa Project Director of It’s well worth having a look while you wait in rapt anticipation for news on everyone’s favourite space themed RTS.


Last Updated: February 10, 2010

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Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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