Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm introducing custom user interfaces

Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will allow players to create custom interfaces using tools in the upcoming expansion's observer mode, PC Gamer reports.

Aspects of the game's user interface can be changed in size, moved or deleted entirely when the game launches this year, while font can be changed and user-customized assets can be inserted into the UI. The introduction of custom user interfaces is a significant boon for online tournament organizers, casters and those who stream events as this will allow them to complete re-design the look of the interface to improve viewer experience.

These options will not be included within the game client, however. Instead users are required to access StarCraft 2's resource directories to make any changes. A post on the official Blizzard forums, written by one of the team's designers, explains in more detail how players can do this.

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launches on PC March 12.

More from Polygon

A guided video tour of an Unreal Tournament map

  • Freedom Planet gameplay video

  • Adventure Time trailer

  • Hearthstone: Naxxramas Overview

  • Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty - Overview video

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker