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Thursday, July 14, 2011
 

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StarCraft II Region Linking Unveiled
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

Blizzard Entertainment has announced an upcoming change to StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty multiplayer matchmaking. Region Linking will connect multiple Battle.net regions to each other for multiplayer matchmaking and communication, increasing the pool of players available.

We're pleased to announce StarCraft II region linking, an exciting upcoming change that will connect a number of StarCraft II communities around the world for multiplayer matchmaking and communication purposes. In conjunction with the start of Season 3, we’ll be linking the European and Russian StarCraft II communities together; North America and Latin America will also be linked together, as will Korea and Taiwan.

Region linking will benefit players in the connected regions in a number of ways. First and foremost, a linked community means a larger pool of players to improve our automated matchmaker. Whether you're an elite Grandmaster or a Bronze-league all-star, more players in the mix means that we'll be able to find you a matchup more quickly and more accurately. Players will also get access to a broader range of custom map games, which in turn means wider audiences for mapmakers. Those of you who have friends in the linked region will also be able to add them to your Battle.net friends lists once the region linking is complete.

For the vast majority of players, the process will be seamless. Just log in, play, and say hello to all of your new friends (with a sneaky drop in their mineral line).
Check out the link below to learn more about Region Linking in StarCraft II.

Battle.net: StarCraft II Region Linking
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