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topsecret221
10-18-2012, 09:47 PM
Details are here. (http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/blog/7634957/Heart_of_the_Swarm_UI_Update-10_18_2012)

The updates themselves aren't bad, but might it be too little too late?

Alar
10-19-2012, 07:45 AM
Never too late, my friend! Never too late.

Pr0nogo
10-19-2012, 09:16 AM
They simplified it again. Why? Why edit the UI you just changed?

flak4321
10-19-2012, 09:47 AM
They simplified it again. Why? Why edit the UI you just changed?

I can't tell if you're serious or trying to troll again. ;)

Anyway, I like some of the changes but I have to reserve judgement until I have actually played with this UI a bit. I did not like the last round of changes, but this seems good in the reading.

Pr0nogo
10-19-2012, 12:07 PM
They removed some redundancies and added some new features, but the new UI is overly simplistic and doesn't add anything that the old one didn't, aside from the new features that could have easily been integrated into the old one. I'm still puzzled as to why they changed the UI in the first place, a few patches ago.

flak4321
10-19-2012, 02:34 PM
They said it in the article. They wanted us to have certain features now that were originally planned for HotS, but not all were ready. They gave us what they had and the general feedback has been iffy. While the current UI is relatively intuitive, it takes more clicks to start a game than the original, which was a complaint. The new UI doesn't change the number of clicks per se, but seems easier to navigate. There is also some demand for user friendliness in the UI that competes with LoL and other games. This is blizzard taking a step in the right direction. Husky expands on it a bit:

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Triceron
10-19-2012, 08:37 PM
+1 for boobies. It's exactly what was severely lacking in the old UI

Alar
10-20-2012, 03:35 AM
+1 for boobies. It's exactly what was severely lacking in the old UI
Damn straight.

I don't care that much. Sadly, I haven't been playing as much SC2 as I did the original game, so this doesn't bug me too much.

Noctis
10-21-2012, 09:14 AM
there are now boobies. UI successful.

flak4321
10-22-2012, 09:56 AM
+1 for boobies. It's exactly what was severely lacking in the old UI

Yep. Leave it to Blizz to keep us abreast of the UI!