StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Video Welcomes Newcomers

A newly released StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm video shows the latest expansion in action, and gives those new to the series the focal point.

In the video above, Starcraft 2 community manager Kevin Johnson details the training mode (increasing the difficulty for newcomers), player-versus-player matchmaking, which features an all new unranked mode, and a ranked mode for more competitive players to battle it out in the rankings of Battle.net.

The Heart of Swarm expansion is slated for a March 12 release date, with Blizzard hosting celebratory launch events to commemorate its Windows and Mac releases. Heart of Swarm is the second part of the Starcraft II trilogy, with part one being Wings of Liberty and part three being Legacy of the Void.