Bonus pools and standings have been reset. 2014 Season 2 milestones have been awarded. As per usual, this new season introduces new maps to the "1v1, 2v2, 3v3, and 4v4 ladder map pools." The maps are all community-created – Blizzard gives their official look, and TeamLiquid gives a comprehensive breakdown.
The web-based eSports channel ESGNTV is bringing StarCraft II back to your screens this coming Monday, March 17th at 12:30pm PT / 3:30 pm ET. Unlike the first season of "Fight Night" - StarCraft II Edition, this season will feature eight pro-gaming stars as they try to make their way to the final on the official Arcade Edition of StarCraft II. This version of the game has modified game modes and custom maps to choose from, which require the pro-gamers to take entirely new approaches and promise an extra helping of fun for the eSportmen and spectators alike.
The Intel Extreme Masters tournament series kicks off an exciting, mass tournament for its Season 8 finale, with StarCraft II and League of Legends teams battling it out.
The premium subscription tickets for World Championship Series are currently available on Twitch! They will give fans of StarCraft II eSports access to the highest quality live stream, as well as subscriber-only chat (when available) and eight unique WCS emoticons. Low, Medium and High quality streams as well as VODs will always be free for all.
If you haven't already, I encourage you to check out the StarCraft II Starter Edition, the quantity and quality of content available for free is overwhelming. We recently had the opportunity to talk to SC2 Senior Game Producer Tony Hsu about some of the patch 2.1 content.
Proleague begins tonight at 7pm KST on December 28, in South Korea. The only remaining StarCraft II Korean team league, Proleague, has a huge prize pool of nearly $100,000, and eight fantastic teams competing. Tonight we see team MVP facing off against SK Telecom T1 and Incredible Miracle playing Prime. The matches are sure to be exciting, and we will likely see a slew of new Korean talent. The event has the first three caster team, with professional player MoonGlade and former GSTL caster Wolf.