Blizzard has unveiled the opening cinematic of its popular real-time strategy game, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm. Set to be released on March 12, 2013, Heart of the Swarm is the upcoming expansion pack of the StarCraft 2 game following StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty. Heart of the Swarm focuses on the Zerg aspect of the game and will feature at least 20 missions, seven new units, and all new abilities of existing units and buildings.
“Heart of the Swarm features a new campaign continuing the epic story of Sarah Kerrigan, Queen of Blades, as she gathers the remnants of the Zerg Swarm and plots her revenge against the treacherous dictator of the Koprulu sector, Arcturus Mengsk. It also introduces several new multiplayer units and features that enhance the acclaimed StarCraft II online experience.”
A Heart of the Swarm Collector’s Edition will be available for $79.99 in retail stores, while a download-only Digital Deluxe Edition will be available from the Blizzard store for $59.99. Those that purchase the standard edition may upgrade to the Digital Deluxe at a cost of $20.
Check out StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm in all its cinematic glory below.