Patch 1.22

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Patch 1.22[edit]

Patch 1.22.4[edit]

Release: 2019-05-02[1]

Features & Improvements[edit]

  • Four new purchasable announcers have been added, featuring some of the most legendary commentators in StarCraft’s history.
    • Announcer: Um
    • Announcer: Jeon
    • Announcer: Kim
    • Announcer: Um-Jeon-Kim
    • Purchase all three individual announcers or the Voices of Legend Bundle to unlock the Um-Jeon-Kim announcer trio!
  • Collections are now accessible via the main menu for items that are not character specific.
  • Ranked MMR is now visible for both players before entering a ranked game.
  • In case you’ve missed what race your opponent was after queuing up for ranked and getting into game, you can now open the diplomacy UI and find out their race. Note ** Random players will show up as “?”
  • Added a “Watch Replay” button option to the post ranked game UI.
  • Players you’ve recently played with will now appear on your “Add Friend” menu popup via Battle.net chat.

Other[edit]

  • Refactor of our Cloud saving code, as previously released on PTR.
  • Resizing or altering the window state will no longer cause performance issues in game.
  • “Key Scroll Speed” and “Mouse Scroll Speed” now have a universal value for both single and multiplayer.


Patch 1.22.3[edit]

Release: 2019-01-31[2]

Features & Improvements[edit]

  • New Zerg themed ranked play rewards. S,A,B,U rank portraits and frames.
  • Map pool update:
    • (2) Cross Game 1.06 (updated ver.1.08 on 2019-02-05)[3]
    • (2) Overwatch 2.2
    • (3) Medusa 2.2
    • (4) Circuit Breakers 1.0
    • (4) Fighting Spirit 1.3
    • (4) Ground_Zero 2.0
    • (4) Colosseum 2.0
  • Ranks:
    • S Rank – Top 1% of players
    • A Rank – 7%
    • B Rank – 21%
    • C Rank – 21%
    • D Rank – 21%
    • E Rank – 21%
    • F Rank – 8%
  • (Note: For the first two weeks ranks will be MMR bucketed based on last season's data. After which we will switch to the percentage-based breakdown above.)

Other[edit]

  • Overhauled replay information screen and replay file name format
  • Friends presence notifications can now be toggled on and off with the chat commands /f on and /f off
  • /dnd will also ignore presence notifications from friends. Additionally, when /dnd is now toggled feedback will be provided as to whether it’s on or off
  • Added /f o as an alias for /f lo
  • Re-enabled disconnect stats

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a bug introduced in last patch which caused replays to go out of sync when any player left the game.
    Note * existing replays created under that patch will not be repaired – they will remain broken


Patch 1.22.2[edit]

Release: 2018-12-12[4]

Features & Improvements[edit]

  • Added code to penalize ladder game dodging
  • Players will now receive a sound alert when someone joins a game lobby
  • EUD: Added support for euddraft’s Unlimiter plugin

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fix for IGR leaderboard dropdown in an IGR environment
  • Fix for HD Jungle ramps
  • Fixed instances where game settings were not being saved properly to the cloud (Thanks to the forum member "Pete" for helping us debug this)
  • Fix for /stats on invalid users
  • Fix for sending friend requests in LAN game lobbies
  • The BlizzCon 18 console will no longer leave graphical artifacts on screen after switching to a new console option
  • Multiplayer profiles will now default to whichever character was previously played


Patch 1.22.1[edit]

Release: 2018-10-2[5]

Features & Improvements[edit]

  • New Protoss themed ranked play rewards.
    • S,A,B,U rank portraits and frames.
  • Map pool update:
    • (2) Benzene 1.1
    • (2) Heart Break Ridge 2.1
    • (3) Aztec 2.1
    • (4) Circuit Breakers 1.0
    • (4) Fighting Spirit 1.3
    • (4) In the Way of an Eddy 1.05
    • (4) Roadkill 1.13
  • Updated our placement algorithm to apply greater emphasis on previous season statistics.
  • Ranks
    • S Rank – Top 1% of players
    • A Rank – 7%
    • B Rank – 21%
    • C Rank – 21%
    • D Rank – 21%
    • E Rank – 21%
    • F Rank – 8%


Patch 1.22.0[edit]

Release: 2018-07-24[6]

Features & Improvements[edit]

New Ladder[edit]
  • For a more in-depth ladder overview please visit
  • Season 1 is now live!
    • Players will begin the new Season unranked. After 5 placement matches, they'll be placed into a league.
    • Frontier League data will help determine pre-placement MMR.
  • We've implemented a new rank-based League System familiar to long time veterans of Brood War.
    • S - Top 1% of players
    • A - 7%
    • B - 21%
    • C - 21%
    • D - 21%
    • E - 21%
    • F - 8%
  • MMR decay has been added to S Rank.
  • New Rewards for Season 1
    • Anyone who logs in during Season 1 will receive an exclusive portrait.
    • After being placed into a league, players will unlock a corresponding colored portrait border.
      • Player can toggle the border on and off in the Collections tab.
    • Players who reach the S, A, or B leagues will earn unique portraits.
      • S league players will receive an animated portrait.
  • New Seasons UI
    • Easily identify your performance metrics in current and past seasons.
    • View your wins and match history.
    • View global winrates by race for each map in the ladder map pool.
  • Updated competitive Map Pool
    • (2) Blue Storm 1.2
    • (2) Heartbreak Ridge 2.1
    • (2) Polaris Rhapsody 1.0
    • (2) Aztec 2.1
    • (2) Roadkill 1.13
    • (2) Circuit Breakers 1.0
    • (2) Fighting Spirit 1.3
Ramps[edit]
  • New ramps for the Editor!
    • 18 new ramps in 8 different directions
    • The width of each of the new ramps can be extended to the mapmakers liking.
    • 1-4 ramps per tileset: Ash, Badlands, Jungle, Desert, Ice, Twilight, Installation and Space Platform.
    • Ramps are also compatible with SCMDraft 2.
Collections[edit]
  • Updated Collections UI
    • Show off your ladder status by displaying your league colors!
      • (S) Gold
      • (A) Red
      • (B) Purple
      • (C) Blue
      • (D) Turquoise
      • (E) Green
      • (F) White
    • Easily equip console & building skins and toggle portrait borders.

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Dynamic turn rate will stabilize before allowing network latency changes.

References[edit]

  1. StarCraft 1.22.4. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2019-05-02.
  2. StarCraft 1.22.3. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2019-01-31.
  3. CROSS GAME 1.08
  4. StarCraft 1.22.2. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2018-12-12.
  5. StarCraft 1.22.1. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2018-10-2.
  6. StarCraft 1.22.0. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2018-07-24.