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StarCraft II Beta - Beta Patch 1 & 2 Available For Download

Post by Apoptosis » Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:23 am

I just noticed that Starcraft 2 got another Beta Patch yesterday and this one has some balance changes and of course some bug fixes. Here are the release notes for each patch.

Beta Patch 1 Notes - http://forums.battle.net/thread.html?to ... sid=5000#1
StarCraft II Beta - Patch 1 (version 0.3.14048)

Balance Changes


* Terran

o 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).

o 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.

o Orbital Command

+ The build time for this upgrade has decreased from 50 to 35.

* Protoss

o Observer

+ Gravitic Boosters: The cost of this research has decreased from 150 Minerals and 150 Vespene Gas to 100 Minerals and 100 Vespene Gas.

o 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.

o Colossus

+ The building pathing radius for this unit has decreased from .75 to .5625.

o 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.

o Gateway

+ The build time of this building has increased from 50 to 65.

* Zerg

o 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.

o 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.
Beta Patch 2 Notes - http://forums.battle.net/thread.html?to ... sid=5000#2
StarCraft II Beta - Patch 2 (version 0.4.0.14133)

Balance Changes


* Terran

o Banshee

+ Cloak: This ability no longer requires Fusion Core to research.

o Barracks

+ The build time for this building has decreased from 65 to 60.

o Factory

+ The build time for this building has decreased from 65 to 60.

o Reactor

+ The build time for this building has decreased from 40 to 25.

o Reaper

+ The build time for this unit has increased from 30 to 40.
+ Nitro Boost: The build time for this upgrade has increased from 90 to 100.

o Starport

+ The build time for this building has decreased from 55 to 50.

o Tech Lab

+ The build time for this building has decreased from 30 to 25.

* Protoss

o Mothership

+ The build time for this unit has increased from 120 to 160.
+ The food cost of this unit has increased from 6 to 8.
+ The number of shots fired by this unit has decreased from 8 to 6.
+ The shield of this unit has decreased from 400 to 350.
+ The health of this unit has decreased from 400 to 350.
+ The acceleration of this unit has decreased from 1.3125 to 0.3125.
+ The deceleration of this unit has increased from 0 to 1.

o Nexus

+ Chrono Boost: The duration of this ability has decreased from 30 to 20.

* Zerg

o Corruptor

+ The damage done by this unit has increased from 12 (+8 massive) to 12 (+10 massive).
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