“Free To Play”
|Release date (US)|
August 7, 2018
StarCraft II patch 4.5.0 is the fifth major patch since patch 4.0.0.
- The War Chest: BlizzCon 2018 has been added in preparation for its global launch on August 9.
- Over 70 new items will be available including new skins, portraits, sprays, emoticons, and a new cosmetic: banners.
- Learn more in our preview blog.
- The In-game music that plays while not in a match will no longer play over campaign cinematics and cutscenes.
- Fixed an issue that caused the Mass Recall and Strategic Recall targeting cursor to not match the actual size of the affected area.
- Fixed an issue that caused the Anti-Armor timer to appear on the info panel of friendly units.
- 16-Bit – Increased the brightness of certain areas that appeared too dark on Low graphics settings.
- Fracture LE – Fixed an issue that caused certain doodads to appear as placeholder spheres in the Editor and missing in the game client.
- Blueshift LE – Fixed terrain textures that were not aligned with certain mineral deposits.
- Kerrigan – The Hydralisk Den can no longer morph into a Lurker den while it is evolving an upgrade.
- Nova – Fixed an issue where attempting to immediately unload units after using Tactical Airlift would cause the units to be dropped off in their original location.
- Cradle of Death
- Fixed the mineral arrangement for the left main base.
- Added lights to the ramps leading outside of the center bases to help guide players to the next objective.
- Fixed more doodads where units could be teleported to and become stuck.
- Malwarfare – The UI Minimap Icons for Kill Bots and Suppression Towers are no longer the same.
- Miner Evacuation – Replaced missing environment art.
- Part and Parcel – Fixed an area of the map where units could be dropped and become stuck.
- Nova Covert Ops
- Replaced missing environment art on the mission “Night Terrors.”
- Troopers now benefit from infantry upgrades.
- The Blazefire Gunblade’s damage is now shown correctly in the info panel.
- Legacy of the Void – The Swarm Queen now has the correct unit model on the mission “Amon’s Fall.”
- Zerg melee attack upgrade no longer displays as a blank icon when looking at the Upgrade info panel during a replay.
- Player Portraits can appear blank or missing when loading a replay.