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The following section contains information from a silly source and is not canon.

On April Fool's Day, Blizzard Entertainment frequently conducts practical jokes revolving around its games.

2008Edit

Blizzard created a series of jokes around the tauren marine and other Warcraft/StarCraft universe "crossovers".[1]

2009Edit

The StarCraft II site was updated with a terran unit called the terra-tron, shown in a short flash video being assembled from an entire base.[2]

2010Edit

Blizzard advertised "Queen's Quest".[3]

2011Edit

StarCraft: Motion Overdrive, a "game" similar to StarCraft II for the console.[4] In addition, Blizzard "released" an extensive "patch".[5]

2012Edit

Blizzard released several news items: Introducing Blizzard Kidzz, Announcing StarCraft®: Supply Depot™, Fledgling Heroes: Blizzard Novels for a New Generation (the StarCraft related story is Ross Harrison and the Secret Academy) and New Zergotchi Authenticator.[6]

2013Edit

The warhound was restored as a StarCraft II multiplayer unit[7] as the worker unit for each race. This was a "prelude" to greater use in all Blizzard products.[8]

2014Edit

Blizzard renamed StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void to Herald of the Stars[9] and announced a fighting game called Blizzard Outcasts: Vengeance of the Vanquished.[10]

2015Edit

Blizzard offered a Spear of Adun model on sale (and to scale at that),[11] B'Motes[12] and closure of the Legacy of the Void beta.[13]

2016Edit

Carbot Zergling Co-op Missions commander announced.[14] New game StarCraft II Balance Manager 2016 announced.[15] A playable browser game named Maximum Novadrive is released.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. StarCraft II: Tauren Marine. Accessed on 2008-01-04
  2. StarCraft II: Terratron Accessed on 2009-02-04
  3. 2010-04-01, Queen's Quest. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2010-11-20
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. 2011-04-01. StarCraft: Motion Overdrive. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2011-04-01.
  5. Bashiok. 2011-04-01. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty – Patch 1.4.11. Blizzard Entertainment forums. Accessed 2011-04-02.
  6. Blizzard Entertainment. 2012-03-21. Blizzard Entertainment: Community: Current News (April 1st, 2012). Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2012-04-10.
  7. David Kim, 2013-04-01, Situation Report -- April 1, 2013. Battle.net, accessed on 2013-04-01
  8. Bizzard Entertainment, 2013-04-01, Blizzard Creative Development Warhound Q&A Blizzard Creative Development Warhound Q&A. Battle.net, accessed on 2013-04-01
  9. Bizzard Entertainment, 2014-04-01, Hitting on the Selection of a Name. Battle.net, accessed on 2014-04-01
  10. Bizzard Entertainment, 2014-04-02, April Fools!. Battle.net, accessed on 2014-05-23
  11. 2015-03-31, Pre-Order Legacy of the Void Keepsake Now!. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-04-02
  12. 2015-04-01, Sound off with Confidence: Introducing B’Motes. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-04-02
  13. 2015-04-01, Legacy of the Void Beta Concludes!. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-04-02
  14. Carbot Zergling Co-op commander. Battle.net, accessed on 2016-04-01
  15. SC2 Balance Manager 2016. Battle.net, accessed on 2016-04-01
  16. Maximum Novadrive. Battle.net, accessed on 2016-04-01

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