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StarCraft II Mac Beta Planned For April
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 4 comments

Blizzard Entertainment has posted the results of a recent Twitter Q&A with developers about the upcoming StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. The question and answer session included discussion of the Mac beta, map editor, and plans for future expansions.

The Starcraft II Beta Developer Twitter Chat # 1 revealed several details about beta testing.

• Blizzard plans to release a major content patch mid-April to enable some basic achievements and improved voice chat, 3v3 and 4v4 maps, among other unidentified features.
• A Mac beta client will be available in April, when it's ready.
• The Map Editor will be out before late-April.
• No new races are planned for the three episodes of Starcraft II.
• The roach, Infestor and reaper are currently in their Watch List.
• Critters were not priority for beta, and will eventually be added.
• Plans for Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) and community maps ladder and matchmaking.
• Dustin said more players will be invited to beta in upcoming weeks, and encourages gamers to enable the beta opt-in option in the Battle.net Account webpage to qualify.
• Replay hosting and sharing won't be available at ship date.
Streamed replays for Tournament Finals is planned in future Starcraft II expansions.

Head over to Blizzplanet to read more.

Blizzplanet: StarCraft II Chat Transcript
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