StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is an expansion pack to science fiction real-time strategy game StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty and part two of the planned StarCraft II trilogy. Part three is titled Legacy of the Void. The expansion includes additional units and multiplayer changes from Wings of Liberty, as well as a continuing campaign focusing on the Zerg race. It spans 20 missions (plus several zerg unit evolution missions) and is priced as an expansion set.
Blizzard releases modding tools for StarCraft II right from the free SC2 Starter edition.
Posted by TKAzA on Jan 23rd, 2014
Blizzard is opening up a thriving developer and modding ecosystem to a much larger audience, THE WORLD! Completely FREE
Blizzard is well known and loved for its support of the modding communities over the years, and they aren't holding back this year, with the release of the StarCraft II Beta Tools last September, the tool set is now fully released, along with detailed tutorials written by blizzards technical art department and its free for everyone!
This is all possible due to the release of Blizzard Arcade a Free modding portal inside StarCraft II, that showcases yours and others creations, maps, games and mods free to anyone with StarCraft II or SC2 Starter Edition (a completely free installation)
The tools are in the StarCraft II Starter Edition, so there's no need to download or install other packages.
The Tutorials section has had an overhaul with specific articles on mapping, scripting, animation and publishing.