Posts Tagged ‘Beta’
Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm is quickly approaching release so I want to take some time and preview the differences I’ve noticed after playing a lot of the Beta. Please note this is a beta so things I write about may no longer be valid in the build your playing or the final shipped version.
My Starcraft 2 History
I have played Starcraft 2 WOL since release mainly as Terran. I do have an account for each race though. I have roughly 4000 games of 1v1 played in Wings of Liberty. I have reached Masters 2 seasons as Terran, while Diamond is my highest ranking for Protoss and Zerg.
I have had the HOTS beta for a little over a month now and have roughly 100 games played so far. I have played as all 3 races, although I am still more skilled with Terran.
I know the one thing everyone wants to hear about is the new units. I have played with and against all the new units so I’ll start going through one by one.
Initially I was really excited about the idea of the battle hellion, but I feel like it fails to accomplish what it was set out to do which is make mech viable again. The battle hellion is a great at absorbing damage and the fact that it can be healed by medivacs is insane, but sticking it into a ball of bio just doesn’t work as I was hoping. (more…)