WoW Classic Beta - Arathi Basin Known Issues, Kotaku - Blizzard Cancels StarCraft FPS


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Jul 16, 2009
WoW Classic Beta - Known Issues List (Arathi Basin Updates -6/6/19)
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker
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Added the following entries to the post above to reflect a few bugs that will be present when we turn on Arathi Basin this afternoon (6/6):

Arathi Basin:
  • There is no spell visual while players are in the process of capturing a flag
  • The scoreboard does not record the bonus honor that is granted for resource collection
  • Honor ranks are not shown on the scoreboard

Kotaku Article - Blizzard Cancels StarCraft First-Person Shooter to Focus on Diablo and Overwatch
According to a new article on Kotaku, rumor has it Blizzard canceled a StarCraft first-person shooter that has been in development for the past two years. Click the banner below to read the full article and Blizzard's response to it.

  • The cancellation was made in order to focus on Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2.
  • The canceled project was code-named Ares.
  • It was described as being similar to the Battlefield franchise, but in the StarCraft Universe.
  • According to sources, it was a massive shock that Blizzard canceled it as it was "looking quite good."
  • Nobody has been laid off as a result of the cancellation, but moved to the upcoming Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2.
  • Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 are expected to be announced at Blizzcon in the fall.
  • Overwatch 2 is rumored to have a large PvE element, and has been compared to Left 4 Dead.
  • Ares started as an experiment to do something with StarCraft on the Overwatch engine.
  • Blizzard has wanted to move as many games as possible to the same technology as the Overwatch engine to be more efficient.
  • Dustin Browder, who led Heroes of the Storm and StarCraft II, was supposed to be the director of the project.

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