Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void – Multiplayer Dev Update Feb. 12, 2015

The New Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void Multiplayer Dev Update on Feb. 12, 2015 could potentially change game style encouraging early expansions, more emphasis on skill by slowing the pace of battle to allow for more micro.

General Gameplay changes
Resource changes
  • Half of the minerals have been lower to 50% of their HotS value.
  • The remaining minerals stay at 1500 same as the HotS value.
Lower combat pacing
  • Attack speed of every unit have been reduced by 40%
  • Some damage have been altered to keep them relevant.
  • HERC has been removed.
  • The Thor self-repair ability has been removed
New Unit
  • Gateway Unit
  • Ranged ground unit
  • Normal movement speed
  • Ability where the New Unit can teleport to an invulernable Shade after a fixed time. Shade cannot attack.
  • Barrier no longer requires upgrade.
  • Damage absorbed reduced 200 -> 100
  • Potentially revert back to before changes
ZERG Changes
  • Infestor’s new ability has been given to Vipers.
  • Roach no longer require a upgrade after Burrow is researched.

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