Blizzard have confirmed that Starcraft 2 patch 2.0.4 will release this week, preparing players for Heart of the Swarm.

The patch will be a big one, and contains many new features teased for this expansion.

The official details are as follows….

  • An all-new user interface with new menu screens.
  • The launch of in-game Clans and Groups.
  • New Replay features, such as Watch with Others and Take Command.
  • A multitude of Editor improvements.
  • New matchmaking options: Training Mode, Vs. AI Mode, and Unranked Play.
  • All-new AI Options, including AI Communication.
  • Players Near You, so you can find other StarCraft II players on your local network.
  • New customizable Observer UI.