StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Closed Beta Begins March 31

The third installment in Blizzard’s massive real-time strategy sequel, StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void, begins March 31 for invited players. The game will include many changes to StarCraft 2’s resource management, a new mode, and many new and updated units.

Changes are being made to the early game stages of StarCraft 2, increasing the number of resource workers as well as altering the mineral fields available at the start of each map. Both changes are being made to “encourag[e] players to take additional expansions more aggressively.”

The largest change coming to Legacy of the Void is Archon mode, which, for the first time in the series’ history, will allow two players to control the same army, rewarding players who can work together and communicate well, or allowing veteran players to play alongside their less experienced friends, instead of against them.

Check out Blizzard’s blogpost for more details on the changes, or watch beta footage of Starcraft 2 Legacy of the Void in action in the trailer below.