Starcraft II is having a global event where eSports events from many nations are being broadcast the world over.
Festivities will be jointly hosted with EB Games in Federation Square in Melbourne on 11th March.
Top Australian players including Andrew “mOOnGLaDe” Pender, Jared “PiG” Krensel, Mark “yang” Richardson and Daniel “deth” Haynes will be playing games commentated by Leigh “Maynarde” Mandalov and Sean “Flamga” Krauter on the night.
There’ll be prizes, Q&A sessions with the developers, a ‘digital-speed painting’ by one of the game’s 3D artists, a cosplay competition, a developer panel, and of course when the celebration draws to an end at midnight, people can take their copies home with them.
For those unfamiliar, Fed Square is home to a massive outdoor screen which ought to be a fantastic way to get the game and the gamers up in lights to celebrate the expansion’s launch.
The event begins at 8pm on 11th March.