StarCraft 2 Beta Patch 1 Release

StarCraft II Beta - Patch 1 (version 0.3.14048)

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Balance Changes

  • TERRAN
    • Viking
      • The armor value for this unit in Fighter Mode has decreased from 1 to 0.
      • The damage done by this unit in Fighter Mode has changed from 6 (+8 armored) to 10 (+4 armored).

    • Reaper
      • The damage done from D-8 Charges has decreased from 40 to 30.
      • The delay between attacks for D-8 Charges has decreased from 2.5 to 1.8.
    • Orbital Command
      • The build time for this upgrade has decreased from 50 to 35.
  • PROTOSS
    • Observer
      • Gravitic Boosters: The cost of this research has decreased from 150 Minerals and 150 Vespene Gas to 100 Minerals and 100 Vespene Gas.
    • High Templar
      • Phase Shift: This ability has been removed from the game.
      • Feedback: New Ability. Drains all energy from the target unit and causes damage equal to the amount of energy drained.
    • Colossus
      • The building pathing radius for this unit has decreased from .75 to .5625.
    • Mothership
      • Vortex: The energy cost of this ability has increased from 75 to 100.
      • Vortex: The target radius of this ability has decreased from 3.0 to 2.5.
      • Temporal Rift: This ability has been removed from the game.
      • Wormhole Transit: This ability has been removed from the game.
      • Mass Recall: New Ability. Teleports all of the player's units in the target area to the Mothership.
    • Gateway
      • The build time of this building has increased from 50 to 65.
  • ZERG
    • Infestor
      • Fungal Growth: The damage done by this ability has decreased from 48 to 36.
      • Fungal Growth: This ability now prevents affected units from burrowing.
      • Neural Parasite: Functionality changed. The Infestor now channels this spell, which lasts 10 seconds or until the Infestor is destroyed. You can now target all units with this ability.
      • Terran Infestation: The ability's energy cost has reduced from 50 to 25 and Infested Terrans now spawn 1 at a time.

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed an issue causing people to receive an "Internal Battle.net Error" message with their game client.
  • Muting your microphone will no longer cause your microphone to be turned off in the operating system once the program has exited.
    • Please note that the voice chat functionality has only partially been implemented. There are many known issues with voice chat that we expect to address in a future patch.
  • The "Medium" graphical settings were reconfigured to work better on appropriate machines. The video settings "auto-detect" functionality has been reset as a result.
  • Added a frame rate limiter to the game menus to prevent some graphics cards from running at higher frame rates than necessary.
  • Added GRB rating tags to the login menu for the Korean version of the Beta client.

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