Blizzard have just launched the first part of their new networking platform, Battle.net 2.0.
Whoa, long expected news inc :D This also means the Starcraft II beta must be really close now!!
I hope so, BN 2.0 and SC2 beta should come out together.
Yea, lol, we can only hope!
We can only hope...
hope only can we
Indeed, why else would they do this now. Also, we have April just around the corner, could they start the signups on April 1 together with the April Fools stuff?
OMG, can't wait to see what's new!
It seems implementation is ongoing so I think we are going to see more and more during the next few days :D
Now if only we could get the date of SC2 beta...
They've got a date set internally, I'm guessing they'll reveal it next week during the GDC!
That's my thinking too. Can't wait :) Not that I'll get in, but... can't wait anyway :)
Oh, very nice. I wonder if it has any impact on WC3 and SC.
I don't expect the impact on those games to be real meaningful. You will probably notice some changes such as extra management options and such, but other then that I don't expect all that much.
Interaction with friends is supposed to be majorly revamped with this. Anyone know if D2 Bnet is updated?
I might try it with my SC and DII account later, I'll keep you updated!
Cool... let me know. Might have to fire up the PC if it is. Been itching to play some D2.
Hooooly crap. This is huge. ...Are the Starcraft 2 beta signups ready yet? :p
Perhaps next week during the GDC! ^_^
I wish it was available now. I bet lots of people will be glued to battle.net website refreshing to see if there's a signup for beta. By the way, did you notice the beta opt-in option while signing up to Battle.net 2.0?
This is amazing news, cause this might confirm that the SCII beta is close! ^_^ I like the new look, cleaner and highly stylized! It seems that the beta page was a sign after all!
Beta! Beta! Beta! Beta! Beta! Beta! Beta! Beta! Finaaaaally!! Hell, it's about time!
Heh, stop that please. It seems work is ongoing. Either way, we aren't downloading the beta just yet ^^.
Don't get me even more excited :p
Oooh so close to SC2 now!
AMAGAD!! IT'S COMING!!!
Wow looks so good :O
Hell yeah! It certainly does! ^_^
oh snap!!! Battlenet 2.0!!! i smell SC2 beta!!
This is ominious considering the recent (if minor) change to the beta url redirect.
Exactly my thoughts. We've had a change to beta stuff, the launch of the new Battle.net, and the GDC is coming shortly. They're ramping up for SOMETHING.
maybe the beta is close.. but it'll probably be quite limited. anyways, i'm having trouble merging my account. anyone else have this problem? getting the green thing with an oops sign..
holy @#$, Starcraft II beta is upon us. GIMME
The site design is really slick.
I heard that Blizzard might start charging for Battle.Net. I really hope that isn't true, but even if they do charge for it, I hope they upgrade their infrastructure so it isn't so laggy. I've died many times in Diablo II thanks to the lag spikes that are ever-present.
If they charge for bnet, I will stop playing their games. Also, while my hypothetical dollars won't be missed, I wouldn't miss them as well. I have played too much bnet, for free in the past, to start paying, especially after being assraped financially by WoW... oh... what was I thinking??!
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