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Patch 1.23

Patch 1.23[edit]

Patch 1.23.3[edit]

Release: 2020-02-13[1]

Features and Improvements[edit]

  • Welcome to Season 6!
  • Season 6 will start about an hour after Patch 1.23.3 goes live.
  • New Ultralisk portrait rewards for ranked matchmaking S, A, B, and U.
  • Map Pool update:
  • (2) Hitchhiker
  • (2) New Bloody Ridge
  • (3) Neo Sylphid
  • (3) La Mancha
  • (4) Escalade
  • (4) Fighting Spirit
  • (4) Circuit Breakers
  • 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%


  • Colors: Fixed issue where 32 and 64 bit could be assigned different random colors.
  • Colors: Fixed issue where choosing random could still permit disallowed colors.
  • Colors: Tightened restrictions on similar colors to ensure players are easily distinguishable from one another.

Patch 1.23.2[edit]

Release: 2019-11-19[2]

Features and Improvements[edit]

  • Warcraft III: Reforged pre-purchasers will receive a special Orc themed console.
  • Updates to our new Color options:
    • Dark Aqua and Cyan have been removed as options due to undesirable minimap implications.
    • If a player selects a color such as Yellow which has multiple shades we automatically make the like colors unselectable. e.g. "Pale Yellow".
    • We’ve disabled certain camouflaging colors on the Space, Desert, Twilight, Ashworld, and Ice tilesets.
  • Welcome to Season 5!
  • New Zealot portrait ranked matchmaking rewards for S, A, B, U
  • Map Pool update:
  • (2) Destination
  • (2) Heartbreak Ridge
  • (3) Neo_Sylphid
  • (3) Whiteout
  • (4) Circuit Breaker
  • (4) Fighting Spirit
  • (4) Gladiator
  • 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%
  • 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.


  • Fixed an issue where certain maps were not loading on 64bit.
  • Fixed some lower frequency crashes.
  • We’ve made some compatibility updates to our UI backend.

Patch 1.23.1[edit]

Release: 2019-09-24[3]

Features and Improvements[edit]

  • Players may now select their preferred color in unranked multiplayer games. Additionally, we’ve extended the available color palette.
  • Worker counts have been added to the Replay UI.
  • Additional voice lines for game start and game end have been added to the “Voices of Legend” announcer packs.
  • Players in unranked multiplayer games must now choose a race before a game can start. This should help folks that get stuck with a race they didn’t intend to play, and hopefully result with fewer people immediately leaving games.
  • Players will now re-join their previously used chat channel when logging back into This change was made for the folks that would prefer not to view/engage in default chat channels.

Note: Players can re-join the default chat channel via the channel list - the first entry will always be the default channel.


  • String limits have been updated for map makers
  • Arbitrary RGB color selection for map makers
  • Minor bug fixes

Additionally, please note that we will be updating the desktop APP to execute the 64bit version of SCR by default in the coming weeks. (32-bit will remain as an option for Windows users).

Patch 1.23.0[edit]

Release: 2019-07-09[4]

Features and Improvements[edit]

  • New Content!
    • StarCraft: Cartooned: This is a complete reskin for the campaign and multiplayer utilizing the lighthearted charm of Carbot Animations.
    • “Hey Jini” announcer: Celebrity “Hey Jini” is beloved by kids of all ages in Korea and is the perfect pairing for StarCraft: Cartooned.
    • (both items are available in the Collections menu)
  • Welcome to Season 4!
    • New Carbot Animations themed ranked play rewards. S, A, B, U rank portraits.
  • Map pool update:
    • (2) Overwatch
    • (2) Tres Pass
    • (3) Power Bond
    • (4) BlockChainSE 2.1
    • (4) Fighting Spirit 1.3
    • (4) Circuit Breakers 1.0
    • (4) Gladiator 1.1
  • 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%
    • (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.)

Additional notes[edit]

  • SCR is now 64-bit compatible. An opt-in option is now available in the application. We’d very much appreciate you guys giving this a go as it will become the only option available on Mac later this year.
  • Input update from PTR - Keyboard commands will now work when the mouse is held down.
  • Voices of Legend announcers have been updated with better stereo sound.
  • StarEdit is no longer included with StarCraft: Remastered. We recommend using SCMDraft 2.
  • SCMDraft 2 offers extended tileset doodads that we do not support in Cartooned. Because of this, some player made maps will not be fully skinned.


  1. StarCraft 1.23.3. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2020-02-13.
  2. StarCraft 1.23.2. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2019-11-19.
  3. StarCraft 1.23.1. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2019-09-26.
  4. StarCraft 1.23.0. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2019-07-09.