With over 7 million players already in the fight, StarCraft II has made gaming history. Now it's your turn to experience the intensity of all-out interplanetary war and lead vast armies of Terran, Protoss, and Zerg to victory. This Battle Chest contains both the original StarCraft II and the Heart of Swarm expansion set, together in one definitive volume. So marshal your forces. Your destiny awaits, here amongst the stars...
Experience the campaign: Lead Jim Raynor and Sarah Kerrigan in the epic single-player campaign as they collide on a warpath of galactic consequence. Fight with Raynor's Raiders as they struggle in the shadow of the Terran Dominion, then evolve Kerrigan's brood for maximum destruction and vengeance.
Command the weapons of war: Deploy the most devastating units of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg. Incinerate advancing foes with the Hellbat, seize air superiority with the Tempest, engulf entrenched enemies with the Swarm Host, and much more.
Join the global battle: Experience the evolution of StarCraft II's global community on Battle.net. Join co-op games with friends, player near-limitless mods in the Arcade, and command your forces across ranked and unranked brackets for every level of play.
StarCraft II continues the epic saga of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg. These three distinct and powerful races will clash once again in the fast-paced real-time strategy sequel to the legendary original StarCraft. Legions of veteran, upgraded, and brand-new unit types will do battle across the galaxy, as each faction struggles for survival.
Featuring a unique single-player campaign that picks up where StarCraft: Brood War left off, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty presents a cast of new heroes and familiar faces in an edgy sci-fi story filled with adventure and intrigue. In addition, Blizzard again offers unparalleled online play through Battle.net, the company's world-renowned gaming service, with several enhancements and new features to make StarCraft II the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game.
Heart of the Swarm is the first expansion set to Blizzard Entertainment's sci-fi real-time strategy game StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. Heart of the Swarm continues the epic story from Wings of Liberty, with an all-new campaign that focuses on Kerrigan, the former Queen of Blades.
In the Heart of the Swarm campaign, players will be able to evolve their swarms with unique campaign-only units and abilities, and this evolution will happen in an organic manner befitting of the expansion's zerg theme. Kerrigan will also play a major role in each of the battles as a powerful hero. Over the course of the campaign, she will grow in strength and earn new abilities, and players will choose which powers to enhance and use from mission to mission.
New multiplayer units and maps will add new dimensions of strategic gameplay, and the expansion includes new features and upgrades to the Battle.net online platform to improve the custom-game experience.
Operating System Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8 (Updated with the latest Service Packs) with DirectX® 9.0c Windows® 7/Windows® 8 (latest service pack) Processor Intel® Pentium® D or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5000+ or better Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 7600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ X800 XT or better NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GT (512 MB) or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or better Memory 1.5 GB RAM 2 GB RAM Storage 20 GB available HD space Internet Broadband Internet connection Media DVD-ROM drive Resolution 1024X768 minimum display resolution StarCraft II Online Play StarCraft II multiplayer and single player modes require an active Internet connection. Operating System Mac® OS X 10.7.X (Latest Version)** Mac OS® X 10.8 or later Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Intel® Core™ i3 or better Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 9400M or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 Pro or better ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M or better Memory 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM Storage 20 GB available HD space Internet Broadband Internet connection Media DVD-ROM drive Resolution 1024X768 minimum display resolution Note: FileVault and FileVault 2 are not supported for installation at this time.