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  • Exciting new replay features have been added to Heart of the Swarm.
    • Watch With Others - This feature allows you to watch replays in sync with other players on Battle.net.
    • Take Command - This feature allows you or your group to take control of selected player armies while watching a replay.
    • Recover Game - This feature allows you to recover a prematurely ended game from a replay.
    • For more details about these new features, please see our overview on the StarCraft II Community Site.
  • Vs. AI Mode has been enabled. Players can now challenge an AI opponent that scales in difficulty.
  • Training Mode has been enabled. In Training Mode, you’ll work your way up from basic StarCraft gameplay skills to greater challenges designed to hone your skills.
  • Lots of tweaks and polish have been made to the new UI throughout the beta.





  • Health increased from 50 to 60.



Void Ray

  • Supply cost increased from 3 to 4.Activating the Prismatic Alignment ability now causes a timer to display over the Void Ray for the duration of the effect.




  • The Evolve Burrow upgrade requirement has been moved to the Hatchery.

Bug Fixes

  • The Mac version of the Heart of the Swarm Beta is now working properly again.
  • A full list of documented game and service bugs can be found in our Known Issues sticky in the Beta Bug Report forum.


Battle.net - StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm Beta Patch 2.0.3

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